Sunfoil Series

Siboto hands Titans derby advantage

2016-11-03 19:46
Malusi Siboto (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Malusi Siboto claimed seven wickets on day one of the Jukskei derby to leave the Titans well in charge of their Sunfoil Series clash against rivals the Highveld Lions at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Thursday.

The right-arm seamer recorded figures of 7/48 in 20.3 overs, a fourth career five-for, as the visitors shot out their hosts for 206, before then reaching an early stumps on 34/0.

Proteas allrounder Dwaine Pretorius continued his excellent run with the bat by top-scoring for the Lions with 72 (124 balls, 11 fours) – he has now scored 364 runs at an average of 72.80.

But he lacked support after the home side had won the toss and batted first.

The only other substantial contributions came from Mangaliso Mosehle (41) and Yaseen Valli (40), with four batsmen falling for ducks.

Unlike the Lions, the Titans’ bowlers provided good support for Siboto, who switched franchises when he moved from the Knights in the off-season.

Rowan Richards took 2/55 in 19 overs and David Wiese chipped in with 1/44 in 14 – the home side rolled over in 67.3 overs.

Heino Kuhn raced to 27 in just 23 balls and Aiden Markram (7) was with him when bad light ended play with almost 20 overs still to go.

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Thursday, 28 September 2017
Hollywoodbets Dolphins v VKB Knights, Durban 09:30
Multiply Titans v Highveld Lions, Centurion 10:00
Warriors v WSB Cape Cobras, Port Elizabeth 10:00
Friday, 06 October 2017
Hollywoodbets Dolphins v Highveld Lions, Pietermaritzburg Oval 09:30
WSB Cape Cobras v VKB Knights, Oudtshoorn 10:00
Multiply Titans v Warriors, Benoni 10:00
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Hollywoodbets Dolphins v Multiply Titans, Pietermaritzburg Oval 09:30
Highveld Lions v VKB Knights, Potchefstroom 10:00
WSB Cape Cobras v Warriors, Cape Town 10:00
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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
Multiply Titans v WSB Cape Cobras, Potchefstroom 10:00
Warriors v Highveld Lions, Port Elizabeth 10:00
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Warriors v Hollywoodbets Dolphins, East London 10:00
VKB Knights v Multiply Titans, Bloemfontein 10:00
WSB Cape Cobras v Highveld Lions, Paarl 10:00
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