Sunfoil Series

Cobras, Dolphins draw in Paarl

2016-11-06 17:23
Khaya Zondo (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Half centuries from Khaya Zondo and Daryn Smit ensured the Sunfoil Series clash between the Dolphins and Cape Cobras ended without much drama after the final day at Boland Park in Paarl on Sunday.

The match ended in a draw with the visitors reaching 207/4 before the two captain’s shook hands just before tea.

Right-hander Zondo, who hit a career-best 157 in the first innings, hit an unbeaten 57 (110 balls, 6 fours) second time around, while in-form Smit top-scored with 82 (113 balls, 14 fours).

Only three wickets fell in the 53 overs sent down on day four – Imraan Khan (7), Vaughn Jaarsveld (30) and Smit.

The three bowlers to striker were Dane Piedt (1/84), Dane Paterson (1/22) and Stiaan van Zyl (1/18).

The result brought some respite for the Cobras after three losses from their previous four games, although they remain bottom of the table as the only winless team at the halfway stage of the competition.

They walked away with 6.52 points from the match, while the Dolphins took 7.02 points, which left them fourth

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05 January 2017
Hollywoodbets Dolphins v Warriors, Durban 09:00
VKB Knights v Multiply Titans, Bloemfontein 10:00
BuildNat Cape Cobras v Highveld Lions, Paarl 10:00
12 January 2017
Warriors v BuildNat Cape Cobras, East London 10:00
VKB Knights v Hollywoodbets Dolphins, Kimberley 10:00
Multiply Titans v Highveld Lions, Benoni 10:00
19 January 2017
Hollywoodbets Dolphins v Highveld Lions, Pietermaritzburg Oval 10:00
26 January 2017
Multiply Titans v BuildNat Cape Cobras, Centurion 10:00
VKB Knights v Warriors, Bloemfontein 10:00
02 February 2017
Hollywoodbets Dolphins v Multiply Titans, Pietermaritzburg Oval 09:00
Warriors v Highveld Lions, East London 10:00
BuildNat Cape Cobras v VKB Knights, Paarl 10:00
09 February 2017
Hollywoodbets Dolphins v BuildNat Cape Cobras, Durban 09:00
Highveld Lions v VKB Knights, Johannesburg 10:00
Multiply Titans v Warriors, Benoni 10:00
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