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.
A superb team effort with bat and ball by the Knights had the Cobras dead and buried before a magnificent century by Kyle Verreynne turned the tables to secure a thrilling last-over win in their One-Day Cup match at Bloemfontein, writes SIMON LEWIS.
SACricketmag.com editor Simon Lewis chats to Northern Cape’s inspiring Akhona Kula at Newlands about his long road to the top and his best advice for young spin bowlers.
Assistant coach Werner Coetsee would understandably like to see the Knights welcome an opening victory in the 2019 One-Day Cup, come Tuesday’s key encounter with the Cape Cobras in Bloemfontein.
Highveld Lions coach Enoch Nkwe is expecting a tough One-Day Cup battle between two desperate sides when they host the Knights at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Saturday.
The Central Franchise selectors have announced that Marchant de Lange will be included in the Knights squad for their 2018-19 One-Day Cup campaign.
Tony de Zorzi starred with the bat for the Titans in Centurion to secure a nine-wicket victory against the Knights. The bonus-point win took the home side to the top of the table after the opening round of One-Day Cup fixtures.
The 2018-2019 One Day Cup kicks off this weekend, and the Knights have vowed to use the competition as a platform to raise funds and promote awareness about cancer.
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.
The penultimate round of 4-Day Franchise Series matches gets under way on Monday, and all six teams still have something to play for, even if (for some) it’s just pride.
SACricketmag.com’s editor SIMON LEWIS chatted to Keegan Petersen and Pite van Biljon after their unbroken third-wicket stand for the Knights against the Cape Cobras that set a 4-Day series fixture record of 213 runs for the third wicket.
If you should see Mthiwekhaya Nabe batting higher in the order than teammate Janneman Malan, then you’re either watching a dream sequence in a Hollywood movie, or Malan has been injured, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Highlights of day three of the 4-Day Franchise Series match between the Knights and the Cape Cobras that saw Dane Piedt score a maiden first-class century, sharing a record ninth-wicket stand with Mthiwekhaya Nabe.
A top-order collapse has left the Dolphins vulnerable against the Lions, the Titans are more than 100 runs behind the Warriors with just three wickets in hand, while the Cape Cobras and the Knights are fairly evenly placed going into day three of the latest round of CSA 4-Day Franchise Series matches.