Kyle Verreynne produced a knock of the highest quality – an impressive double-century – to put the Cobras in a strong position against the Warriors on Monday.
Verreynne shared in a magnificent 192-run stand with George Linde as the home side piled on the runs at Newlands.
Linde made 107, while Verreynne struck an unbeaten 216 as the Cobras declared on a mammoth 513-6 in their first innings.
The Warriors reached stumps on day two on 32-1 after losing the early wicket of Eddie Moore, who managed only 11.
In Centurion, the Knights also produced with the bat with Farhaan Behardien starring with an unbeaten 126.
It propelled the men from Bloemfontein to 307-6 at stumps, leading the Titans’ first-innings score by 44 runs.
Meanwhile, in Johannesburg, Ryan Rickelton is leading the Lions’ fightback against the Dolphins with an unbeaten century of his own.
Having dismissed the Dolphins for 375, Rickelton batted with great composure as the Lions made it to stumps on 274-7 with the opener still standing strong on 143.