Cape Town - Rookies Jason Smith and Aviwe Mgijima joined the Newlands run fest on the final day
of the Sunfoil Series clash between the Cape Cobras and the Warriors
as the match in Cape Town ended in a high-scoring draw on Sunday.
63 (99 balls, 8 fours, 1 six) and Mgijima made 54 (104 balls, 5 fours) - the
pair both playing in the fourth franchise matches of their careers - as the
hosts amassed 567/7 in reply to the visitors’ 525/7 declared.
were the highest against each other, in a match where bat dominated ball and
only 14 wickets fell over the course of the four days.
three centurions - Colin Ackermann (146), Andrew Puttick (124) and Omphile
Ramela (170) - to go along with six half-centurions.
bowlers, Basheer Walters was the most successful with 2/79, while Simon Harmer
took 2/176 from a marathon 69 overs of spin.
at least provided some respite for the Cobras, who had lost both previous
matches of the season to date. The Capetonians, who had resumed the final day
on 374/3, took 2.82 points from the game.
Warriors secured 4.98 points after one loss and one win from their first two