4-Day Franchise

Wet outfield causes Day 1 abandonment in Benoni

2019-01-28 17:18
Willowmoore Park (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - A wet outfield prevented any play from being possible on the opening day of the 4-Day Domestic Series encounter between the Titans and the Knights at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on Monday.

The match is the last of the first-class season for both sides, with neither having a chance of winning the title.

But the two teams, who between them have won the last two four-day seasons, are bidding to end the 2018/19 term well.

There was no toss either on the East Rand as umpires Abdoellah Steenkamp and Johan Cloete waited on the go-ahead from the ground staff, which never came.

Lunch and tea were taken early, before the officials eventually decided to abandon play for the day.

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