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.
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.
A competition record fourth-wicket stand of 350 between Rassie van der Dussen and Wiaan Lubbe helped the Lions dominate the opening day of the Jukskei derby again the Titans in Potchefstroom 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.
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.
Colin Ackermann of the Warriors (100) and Senuran Muthusamy of the Dolphins (6-98) talk about their contributions to the 4-Day Franchise Series match at Kingsmead that is entering an intriguing final day on Thursday.
Cricket fans (and especially players) will enjoy this footage of the Dolphins against the Warriors at Kingsmead as it shows the speed and power of the first class game. There’s also a terrific catch at short leg and a great clean bowled to watch out for.
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.
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.
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.