New Knights coach Allan Donald cannot wait for the first ball of the 2020-21 domestic season to be bowled at the start of next month – a moment he has been waiting for since his appointment in February.
Titans openers Tony de Zorzi and Henry Davids raised a fixture-record opening stand as the Titans demolished the Knights by nine wickets in their One-Day Cup match in Centurion on Sunday.
At the halfway mark of the 4-Day Franchise Series, the Lions have crept up into second spot behind the Cape Cobras, while the Titans and Dolphins occupy fifth and sixth spots respectively on the log.
The Highveld Lions climbed to second spot on the log with a 186-run win over log-leaders the Cape Cobras on the final day of their 4-Day Franchise Series match, while the Dolphins and the Titans played out a draw.
Action from day three of the 4-Day Franchise Series match between the Knights and Warriors in Kimberley, as the Knights completed their biggest-ever 4-Day Franchise Series victory, winning by 284 runs.
Warriors captain Jon-Jon Smuts reflects on his side’s defeat to the Knights on the third day of the 4-Day Franchise Series match between the Knights and Warriors in Kimberley.
The Knights cleaned up the Warriors on day three of the 4-Day Franchise Series to jump to second on the Series log, the Titans are well placed to push for a win over the Dolphins, while the Cobras overcame a top-order collapse to keep a window open against the Lions.
Action from day two of the 4-Day Franchise Series match between the Knights and Warriors at Kimberley, Nov 5-8 2018.
Tshepo Ntuli took 4-58 for the Knights against the Warriors on day two of the 4-Day Franchise Series match at Kimberley, Nov 5-8 2018.
Edward Moore of the Warriors top-scored for his side with 37 against the Knights on day two of the 4-Day Franchise Series match at Kimberley, Nov 5-8 2018.
Action from day one of the 4-Day Franchise Series match between the Knights and Warriors at Kimberley, Nov 5-8 2018.
Grant Mokoena scored 99 off 200 balls for the Knights on day one of their 4-Day Franchise Series match against the Warriors at Kimberley.
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.
Knights coach Nicky Boje is hoping they can finish the first round of the 4-Day Domestic Series strongly with a big performance against the Warriors in Kimberley starting from Monday.
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.