After a terrible rain-ravaged One-Day Cup campaign, the Knights made the best of another rain-reduced contest to down the Dolphins in Kimberley, writes SIMON LEWIS.
The Knights got off the mark with their first win of the One-Day Cup series, while the Titans racked up their sixth win from eight matches on Friday night.
The Dolphins welcome the high-riding Titans to Kingsmead on Friday, seeking just one more win from their last four One-Day Cup matches to secure their semi-final spot.
Janneman Malan and Sarel Erwee scored breathtaking undefeated centuries for the Cape Cobras and Dolphins respectively as the Cobras stole an eight-wicket win with 12 balls to spare in their One-Day Cup clash at Pietermaritzburg on Saturday.
The Dolphins got back to their winning ways in the One-Day Cup competition as they got across the line comfortably against the Knights on a drizzly evening at Kingsmead.
Warriors skipper Jon Jon Smuts says his players will continue to search for improvement when they face up to a Highveld Lions side – fresh from a great win over the Titans – in their One-Day Cup match at Buffalo Park in East London on Friday.
The Dolphins fell to their first defeat of the 2019 One-Day Cup when they were beaten by eight wickets on the D/L method by the Warriors at Kingsmead on Tuesday night.
The Dolphins and the Warriors earned good wins over the Cape Cobras and Knights respectively, both opponents being bowled out during their run chase in their One-Day Cup clashes on Friday night.
With two good wins under their belt, the Dolphins are eager to continue their winning One-Day Cup ways when they take on the Cape Cobras in Paarl on Friday afternoon.
In another thrilling, high-scoring One-Day Cup match, the Dolphins clawed their way back into an exciting contest at Centurion to beat the Titans by 12 runs on Sunday.
After a superb opening-round win in the One-Day Cup, the Dolphins travel to SuperSport Park to take on the Titans in the second game of their campaign on Sunday.
The Dolphins began their joint One-Day Cup title defence with a win over the resurgent Lions in Pietermaritzburg that included centuries from Vaughn van Jaarsveld and Reeza Hendricks for their respective teams.
The Cape Cobras’ Zubayr Hamza has been in sensational form during the CSA 4-Day Franchise Series, and his double century against the Dolphins earns him Wednesday’s Play of the Day accolade, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
The Highveld Lions are targeting victory in the final round of matches in the 4-Day Franchise Series as they push the Cape Cobras to the wire for the title.
Batsmen ruled day one of the second-last round of 4-Day Franchise Series fixtures, with the Cape Cobras trying desperately to keep ahead of the Lions on the log table, while the Warriors are giving their all to keep within striking distance of both teams.