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.
The Warriors pulled off a surprise 93-run victory on the final morning of their 4-Day Franchise Series match against the Dolphins at Kingsmead.
Day three of the 4-Day Franchise Series saw the Lions and Cobras race to comprehensive victories, with the Dolphins poised to follow suit on day four.
Theunis de Bruyn’s 147 on day three against the Cobras is our early pick for 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.
Assistant coach Mandla Mashimbyi says the Titans are fully aware that they have yet to meet their usual standards this season, and he is hopeful things will change when they host the Cape Cobras in the 4-Day Franchise Series in Centurion on Monday.
Action from the 4-Day Franchise Series match between the Titans and the Warriors at Centurion Park, 12-15 October 2018.
Day three in the 4-Day Franchise Series match between the Warriors and the Titans was reduced to just seven balls as bad weather put paid to any chance of significant cricket action.
In a day largely ruined by bad light, the Titans slowly rebuilt their first innings in response to the Warriors’ 307 but ended the day with plenty of work ahead of them.
An unbeaten century by Eddie Moore was matched by a superb six-wicket haul by Chris Morris as the Warriors ended the opening day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter in Centurion on Friday with a morale-boosting advantage over the Titans.
Title favourites, the Titans, failed to bring home the maiden Abu Dhabi T20 title, losing by 15 runs after restricting the Lahore Qalandars to 148-6.
Having done the hard work of making it to the final of the Abu Dhabi T20 against the Lahore Qalandars on Saturday night, the Titans failed to press home the advantage to claim the title.
Last Tuesday, a visually impaired South African cricketer, Ferdi Boer, became the first local cricketer to score a double century in a blind T20 match.
Tony de Zorzi lit up the Abu Dhabi T20 with a sparkling maiden T20 century for the Titans against the hapless Boost Defenders of Afghanistan.
The Titans share their thoughts ahead of the Abu Dhabi T20 taking place from 4-6 October at the Zayed Cricket Stadium.