Sunfoil Series

Wickets tumble in Bloem

2012-12-20 19:09
Johan van der Wath (Gallo Images)
Bloemfontein - Twelve wickets fell on the first day on the Sunfoil Series match between the Knights and the Dolphins here at Chevrolet Park on Thursday.

The Knights sent the Dolphins in to bat and dismissed the visitors for a meagre 221.

Calvin Savage, who represented South Africa at under-19 level, top-scored with 55 while Kyle Abbott contributed 45. The wickets were shared by Malusi Siboto, taking 4-37, Johan van der Wath and Dillon du Preez, who took three apiece.

Full scorecard

In reply, the hosts were 54 for two, having lost Michael Erlank, lbw to Abbott off the first ball, and Rilee Rossouw for 11.

At the close of play, the Knights trailed by 167 runs with eight wickets in hand.

Rudi Second was on 12 and Dean Elgar not out on 27.


Dean Elgar (captain), Michael Erlank, Rilee Rossouw, Rudi Second (wicketkeeper), Ryan Bailey, Obus Pienaar, Werner Coetsee, Dillon du Preez, Johan van der Wath, Shadley Schalkwyk, Malusi Siboto

Dolphins: Divan van Wyk, Imraan Khan, Jonathan Vandiar, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Khaya Zondo, Cody Chetty, Daryn Smit (captain/wicketkeeper) Kyle Abbott, Calvin Savage, Mthokozisi Shezi, Craig Alexander

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