The Cobras recorded a resounding victory over the Lions at the Wanderers, beating the home team by an innings and 71 runs.
Stephen Cook scored 188 runs in the first innings for the Lions to give his team the upper hand against the Warriors in Port Elizabeth.
The rain put a damper on proceedings after lunch in Port Elizabeth with the Lions on 105-2 and in a tricky situation against the Warriors in Port Elizabeth.
Aaron Phangiso was a thorn in the Warriors’ side as he picked up four wickets for the Lions on the first day of the 4-Day Franchise Series encounter in Port Elizabeth.
The Lions will head to Port Elizabeth for their season-opening encounter against the Warriors next Monday and will be keen to improve on their last-place finish from last season. Below we preview the Lions team for the season ahead.
The Highveld Lions have appointed Enoch Nkwe as head coach for the franchise with immediate effect.