The Titans and Warriors played out to a rain-affected draw in their 4-Day Franchise Series encounter at SuperSport Park.
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.
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 Dolphins ended day three of their 4-Day Franchise Series match against the Titans with a strong lead going into the final day.
Half-centuries from Eldred Hawken and Farhaan Behardien helped the Titans take a 39-run lead to end on 308 on day two.
The Dolphins kicked off the 2018-19 domestic 4-Day Franchise Series at SuperSport Park by posting 269 runs against the Titans at SuperSport Park thanks to heroics from Sibonelo Makhanya.
The Titans will get the 2018-19 season underway with their home encounter against the Dolphins on Wednesday.
Red ball action is back with the start of the new Four-Day Franchise Series which starts tomorrow as the Titans host the Dolphins in Centurion.
All-rounder Farhaan Behardien was the big winner at the Titans awards when he was named the franchise’s best player.
The Titans probably played to 70% of their potential, but ‘character and attitude’ carried them through to the Sunfoil title, says coach Mark Boucher.
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.