Bad light stopped play on day three of the first Test at Kingsmead as South Africa pegged Australia back to 213-9.
Lungi Ngidi took 6-37 to smash the Highveld Lions’ batting lineup and give the Titans the upper hand on day one of their Sunfoil derby.
The coastal teams all came away with a respectable draw away from home in the first round of the Sunfoil Series, but bonus points set the pace.
Led by Jon-Jon Smuts, the Warriors resolutely strangled the Highveld Lions’ attack and ran up a formidable total of 503-8 in their Sunfoil Series match in Johannesburg.
The Knights set off in defence of their Sunfoil Series title by bowling out the Cobras for 159 in Bloemfontein.
Aiden Markram smashed a century on his captaincy debut for the Titans, to strengthen his chances of selection for the Bangladesh Test series.
We take a look at the top performers in this year’s Sunfoil Series, which saw the Knights lift their first title in nine years. Duanne Olivier This was his breakthrough season. He was miles ahead on the wicket-takers list, ending with 52 wickets in eight matches. The last time 50 wickets were taken in a season was when Dillon du… Read more →
The Cobras now have on-field problems to go with their off-field problems, as they will open their Sunfoil Series campaign with a defeat by the time the morning session is wrapped up against the Lions on day three at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.