Johan van Heerden, CEO of the Free State Cricket Union, has revealed to SACricketmag.com’s SIMON LEWIS that he is extremely disappointed that Free State and Mangaung Oval have been passed over for South Africa’s much-awaited new T20 league.
Duanne Olivier and Luthando Mnyanda drove the Knights to their first win in the 4-Day Franchise Series, completing their five-wicket triumph over the Dolphins in Kimberley with a day to spare.
Knights captain Pite van Biljon continued his rich vein of form in the 4-Day Franchise Series with a superb 70 against the Dolphins in Kimberley.
Knights wicketkeeper/batsman Andries Gous told SACricketmag.com about his love for T20 cricket during a match at the beautiful Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town.
Superb bowling by the Knights ensured the Dolphins were only able to post 268 runs in the first innings of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash at Kimberley.
Half-centuries from Zubayr Hamza and Kyle Verreynne took the Cobras to a four-wicket win over the Knights at Newlands on the final day of their first 4-Day Franchise Series match.
A superb century by Grant Mokoena kept the Knights in the contest against the Cape Cobras alive at Newlands.
Pieter Malan powered through day two as the Cobras took a 23-run lead to end on 302-6 against the Knights at Newlands on Tuesday.
The Cobras put in a solid bowling performance on day one to bowl the Knights out for 279, despite a solid 100 from middle-order batsman Pite van Biljon.
Cape Cobras coach Ashwell Prince says his players are relishing a return outdoors with their 4-Day Series opener at PPC Newlands against the Knights, starting on Monday.
Overview The Knights will have to successfully navigate the exit of two key batsmen in an attempt to reclaim the title won at the end of the 2016-17 season. They have steely former Test spinner and head coach Nicky Boje at the helm – and a wealth of burgeoning talent through the ranks. Last season The Knights didn’t manage a… Read more →
Duanne Olivier was announced last night as the VKB Knights’ most valuable player.
Thirty games and 120 days’ scheduled play in the Sunfoil Series, and it all came down to a frenetic two days of desperate activity and enforced inactivity, from which the Titans emerged victorious.
Chris Morris’ 6-55 paved the way for the Titans to become the Sunfoil champions after a remarkable two-day match in which they beat the Knights by four wickets.
The Titans dominated their first day’s play against the Knights at Centurion as they made a furious attack to snatch the Sunfoil crown.