Cape Town - The Highveld Lions remained winless after two matches
of their One-Day Cup campaign after rain in Johannesburg forced their
match against the Warriors to be abandoned at the Wanderers Stadium on
There was some play in the game - 16.2 overs to be precise -
before a heavy thunder shower arrived, and after initially stopping and ground
staff completing mopping up operations, the inclement weather returned.
It left umpires Arno Jacobs and Dennis Smith with little
choice but to call off the game, with the visitors batting on 76 for three.
The Eastern Cape franchise, who won their opening match of
the campaign away at the Cape Cobras at the weekend, had
lost the toss and were put into bat, but lost Matthew Breetzke (4), Gihahn
Cloete (27) and Yaseen Vallie (36).
The latter pair were dismissed by Wiaan Mulder after he
impressed with two for four in 3.2 overs. Nandre Burger (1/25) accounted for
The result let the hosts still searching for a first win
after they lost to the Hollywoodbets Dolphins in their opening game at the