SuperSport Series

Late blows put Cobras on top

2011-10-22 07:49
Robin Peterson (File)
Cape Town - Justin Kemp and Robbie Peterson made a double strike in the last four overs of the second day to give the Cape Cobras the advantage over the Dolphins in their SuperSport Series match at Newlands on Friday.

The Dolphins were making a spirited reply to the Cobras’ first innings total of 337 thanks to a 98-run partnership for the third wicket between Imraan Khan and Devon Conway.

Conway (51 off 92 balls, 9 fours) was caught behind off Kemp and then Peterson took a return catch to get rid of night watchman Friedel de Wet. The Dolphins finished the day on 131/4 for an overall deficit of 206. Khan is unbeaten on 55 (153 balls, 10 fours) and will have a key role in getting his side close to the Cobras’ total along with his vice-captain, Daryn Smit.

Robbie Frylinck (3/78) was the most successful bowler in the Cobras’ first innings and his second wicket was his 100th overall in first-class competition.

Meanwhile, the Highveld Lions are in an even stronger position against the Warriors at the Wanderers Stadium, having piled up an impressive total of 511 and then taken five visiting wickets for 115 runs for an overall lead of 396 runs.

Neil McKenzie completed his 43rd first-class century (170 off 298 balls, 20 fours and a six) and shared a partnership of 135 for the sixth wicket with Thami Tsolekile who made his third successive score of more than 50 (75 off 120 balls, 11 fours).

The Warriors made a dreadful start to their reply, losing three wickets for 19 runs, and much will depend on the ability of Ashwell Prince to rally the remaining batsmen around him. So far he has made an unbeaten 54 (90 balls, 6 fours).

Cliffie Deacon has been the standout bowler for the Lions (3/24 in 11 overs).

Read more on:    supersport series


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk


Which franchise are you supporting in the SuperSport Series?

Love 2 Meet

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.