Cape Town - A maiden
first-class century by Wayne Parnell followed by a polished bowling display by
the Cape Cobras helped them complete an innings and 12-run victory over the
Warriors on day three of their Sunfoil Series clash in Paarl on Saturday.
Proteas’ all-rounder struck an unbeaten 111 (146 balls, 20 fours, 1 six),
beating his previous highest score of 91 that was scored in three-day cricket,
as the hosts moved from their overnight 352/8 to 404 all out at Boland Park.
It was then
the turn of the bowlers, who had the luxury of a 187 first-innings lead to work
Piedt starred with the ball by taking 4/63 as the visitors were shot out for a
woeful 175. The South Africa spinner ended with 8/138 in the match.
also wickets for Beuran Hendricks (3/20) and Tshepo Moreki (2/23) with the
Warriors dismissed in just 57.4 overs
Smuts top-scored for his side with 61 (113 balls, 7 fours), but there was
little in terms of support from the Warriors’ batsmen, who suffered a second
successive innings loss.
also their sixth in seven matches in 2015/16 and left them firmly rooted to the
bottom of the table, while the Cobras temporarily shoot above the Sunfoil
Dolphins into fourth place.