Cape Town - Lizaad
Williams and Tshepo Moreki shared six wickets to put the Cape Cobras
on top after another shortened second day of their Sunfoil Series encounter
against the Titans at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.
31 overs were sent down on day one due to bad light and rain, day two saw less
than 60 overs bowled due to the weather as the visitors first shot out the
hosts for 195, before then replying with 100/3 by stumps.
playing in his first match of the season, took 3/46, while fellow seamer Moreki
ended with an even more impressive 3/37.
also two wickets for all-rounder Jason Smith (2/34) on a day when he also
thrived with the bat thanks to an unbeaten 33.
though, the defending champions fell apart after losing their last seven
wickets for 81.
Klaasen contributed 52 (106 balls, 5 fours, 2 sixes) of those runs as the rest
of his team-mates faltered around him with the home side rolled over in just 62.3
come out firing with the ball as Rowan Richards (2/16) struck twice and David
Wiese (1/13) claimed one wicket that left the home visitors on 37/3.
and Justin Ontong (24 not out) shared a unbroken 63-run fourth wicket stand
before bad light ended play early with the Cobras well positioned just 95 runs
behind and with seven wickets in hand.