Dwaine Pretorius starred for the Lions with a career-best 6-38 against the Dolphins, while Tabraiz Shamsi worked his magic once more on his way to 5-83 on day two of the sixth round of 4-Day Franchise Series encounters.
The Knights are looking set for their second win of the 4-Day Franchise Series, while log-leaders the Cobras have a mountain to climb in Paarl to make it five wins from five.
Despite a defiant fightback from the Dolphins, the Cape Cobras held firm to take a five-wicket win in their 4-Day Franchise Series match, in so doing completing four wins from four to stay ahead of the pack at the top of the table.
The Cobras gained the upper hand against the Dolphins on day three of their 4-Day Franchise Series match at Newlands in Cape Town.
The Cobras enjoyed an emphatic win over the Dolphins at Newlands, while solid batting on the fourth day of matches in the 4-Day Franchise Series ensured draws in the other two fixtures.
Vernon Philander and Pieter Malan both hit centuries and shared a record sixth-wicket stand during a dominant with the bat on day two of the 4-Day Franchise Series match for the Cape Cobras against the Dolphins in Cape Town on Tuesday.
The Cobras dominated day two of their 4-Day Franchise Series match against the Dolphins on Tuesday, with Vernon Philander and Pieter Malan together for most of the day in a record-breaking sixth wicket stand.
Cape Cobras medium pacer Mhtiwekhaya Nabe talks about what it took to secure his maiden five-for against the Dolphins at Newlands on Monday.
Cape Cobras coach Ashwell Prince has refused to get carried away with his team’s results despite their flying start to the 4-Day Franchise Series, warning that the season is still in its infancy ahead of their meeting with the Dolphins at Newlands on Monday.
Highlights of the Warriors’ terrific 93-run victory over the Dolphins in Kingsmead.
Jon-Jon Smuts bowled exceptionally on Thursday morning to take 4-17 for the Warriors as they defeated the Dolphins by 93 runs at Kingsmead.
The Warriors fought back on the fourth day of their 4-Day Franchise Series match against the Dolphins to snatch a 93-run win at Kingsmead.
Dolphins opener Vaughn van Jaarsveld looks back on his 19th first-class century, 138 against the Warriors in the 4-Day Franchise Series at Kingsmead.
Jason Smith’s vital 92 to help the Cobras post 337 on day two of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash against the Titans, is KHALID MOHIDIN’s Play of the Day.
Day two of the 4-Day Franchise Series saw the batsmen coming into their own as the Titans regrouped to keep themselves in the game against the Cobras, the Lions took a healthy lead over the Knights and the Dolphins cashed in against the Warriors.