Cape Town - Debutant Bjorn Fortuin took three of the final four wickets to fall on day four as the Highveld Lions crushed the Cape Cobras by an innings and 78 runs on the
final morning of the Sunfoil Series clash in Potchefstroom on Sunday.
left-armer ended with 3/105 – and 6/192 in the match – as the visitors were
bowled out for 244 on day four at Senwes Park.
were already in a huge hole heading into the last day, which they started out
on at 186/6.
dismissed overnight pair of Wayne Parnell (40) and Dane Piedt (22) within seven
overs, before adding Beuran Hendricks (12) to his set of victims.
competition’s top wicket-taker, Hardus Viljoen, then cleaned up last man Rory
Kleinveldt (26) to finish as the pick of the bowlers with 4/42. The fast
bowler, who made his Proteas debut earlier this summer, now has 36 wickets to
his name this season in just five matches.
kept the defending champion Lions in second place, while the Cobras stayed