A sparkling century from Reeza Hendricks allowed the Lions to begin the defence of their One Day Cup crown with a 44-run victory over the Warriors.
Proteas spinner Keshav Maharaj completed a six-wicket haul on day three in Pietermaritzburg to hand the Dolphins a 72-run first-innings lead over the Lions.
The Lions’ chances of progressing to the qualifier took a hit as they lost to the bottom-placed Knights by three runs by D/L method.
The Titans scored the highest total in T20 Challenge history, posting 230-5 as the Lions crumbled to a 46-run derby defeat at Centurion on Wednesday.
Titans Coach Mark Boucher has full confidence that his side will bounce back after their recent loss to the Warriors.
Highveld Lions paceman Hardus Viljoen starred with 3-16 as his side edged out the Warriors by five runs at Kingsmead on Sunday.
The Lions claimed a six-run victory against the Dolphins on Sunday to lift them off rock bottom in the T20 Challenge.
The Lions have acquired the services of Omphile Ramela on loan from the Cobras for the T20 Challenge.
A day-four blitz from the Lions saw them defeat the Warriors by 148 runs to win their second match of the Sunfoil Series campaign.
Wiaan Mulder took 7-25 in just his second match for the Lions, to leave the side needing 101 more runs for victory against the Dolphins.
Soweto will host the fourth edition of the eKasi challenge on the 7th of September.