Cape Town - Stephen Cook continued his outstanding season with a century on the first day of the
Sunfoil Series clash between the bizhub Highveld Lions and Cape Cobras in
Potchefstroom on Thursday.
opener, who was called up the Proteas’ Test squad in January and subsequently
struck three figures on debut, moved to the top of the four-day scoring charts
with 150 (226 balls, 20 fours) as the hosts reached stumps on 346/3 at Senwes
Cook’s 37th first-class century and took his season aggregate beyond
500 runs in only his seventh innings – moving ahead of Heino Kuhn in the
in a Lions second-wicket record of 261 with Dominic Hendricks, who was still
there at the close on 130 not out (266 balls, 22 fours).
partnership surpassed the previous record of 234, held by Hendricks himself and
Alviro Petersen against the Warriors back in the 2013/14 season.
was eventually ended by Stiaan van Zyl, the pick of the bowlers with 1/28.
close, there was another worrying partnership of 52 that was blossoming between
Hendricks and Yassar Cook (34) as the home side ended the day in complete