Sunfoil Series

Mnyanda, Petersen secure draw for Knights

2017-10-19 16:03
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Cape Town - Luthando Mnyanda and Keegan Petersen both hit half-centuries to help the Knights secure a draw on the final day of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Highveld Lions at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Thursday.

Day four had started with the hosts needing nine wickets and the visitors 367 for victory.

But neither happened as the defending champions progressed from their overnight 35 for one to 238 for three when the match was declared a draw.

Mnyanda and Petersen were largely responsible after paving a solid platform early on through their 133-run second-wicket stand.

The former went on to score 69 (174 balls, 9 fours), while the latter posted 71 (165 balls, 12 fours).

After they fell in relative quick succession to Wiaan Lubbe (1/55) and Bjorn Fortuin (1/46) to give the hosts some hope, captain Theunis de Bruyn (44) and Rudi Second (30) blunted the bowlers through their unbroken 52-run stand that took the game to a draw.

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