Sunfoil Series

Dolphins, Lions frustrated by wet outfield

2017-10-09 13:21
Grant Morgan (Gallo Images)

Pietermaritzburg - A wet outfield meant that that no play was possible on a gloomy final day of the Sunfoil Series clash between the Dolphins and Highveld Lions at the City Oval in Pietermaritzburg on Monday. 

Either rain or bad light had hampered the game throughout the previous three days, meaning only 178.1 overs were possible through the match. 

That weather forced the visitors to declare on 277 for seven, before the Dolphins reached 185 for six in their reply by the end of day three. 

Umpires Siphelele Gasa and Bongani Jele called for early lunch on the fourth day in hope that the conditions would improve, but they did not and forced the match to be ended just after midday.

Round four of matches begins next Monday.

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Monday, 23 October 2017
Highveld Lions v Multiply Titans, Johannesburg 10:00
VKB Knights v Warriors, Kimberley 10:00
WSB Cape Cobras v Hollywoodbets Dolphins, Oudtshoorn 10:00
Thursday, 08 February 2018
VKB Knights v Hollywoodbets Dolphins, Kimberley 10:00
Warriors v Highveld Lions, East London 10:00
Multiply Titans v WSB Cape Cobras, Potchefstroom 10:00
Thursday, 15 February 2018
VKB Knights v Multiply Titans, Bloemfontein 10:00
WSB Cape Cobras v Highveld Lions, Paarl 10:00
Warriors v Hollywoodbets Dolphins, Port Elizabeth 10:00
Thursday, 22 February 2018
Hollywoodbets Dolphins v WSB Cape Cobras, Pietermaritzburg Oval 09:30
VKB Knights v Highveld Lions, Kimberley 10:00
Warriors v Multiply Titans, Port Elizabeth 10:00
Thursday, 01 March 2018
Warriors v VKB Knights, East London 10:00
Highveld Lions v Hollywoodbets Dolphins, Potchefstroom 10:00
WSB Cape Cobras v Multiply Titans, Cape Town 10:00
Thursday, 08 March 2018
Hollywoodbets Dolphins v Warriors, Pietermaritzburg Oval 09:30
Highveld Lions v WSB Cape Cobras, Johannesburg 10:00
Multiply Titans v VKB Knights, Benoni 10:00
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