Bloemfontein - The Knights endured the
frustration of rain once again as their One Day Cup match against the
Cape Cobras was abandoned without a ball being bowled here at
Chevrolet Park on Sunday.
It was their second match in three games to
be declared a no result and left the central franchise on the brink of
elimination despite collecting two points for their troubles.
Rain had fallen for the entire Saturday in
the city and it was still continuing steadily on Sunday morning, with more
inclement weather forecast for the remainder of the day.
The result was also a blow to the Cape
side, whose hopes of automatic qualification for the December 14 final also
hang by a thread.
They remain second on the log with 24
points, and baring a dramatic slip up from the leading Highveld Lions
(26 points) in their remaining two games, look likely to end where they are on
The worst that can happen to Paul Adams’s
men is a one place drop, but they will have to lose to the third-placed Titans (21) when they meet in their final match at Boland Park on Wednesday for
that to happen.
That result will also put the Knights (18), who play the Highveld Lions in their final game, out of