Cape Town - Warriors
coach Rivash Gobind believes there is little room for error for both his side
and the Knights when they come together for their penultimate One-Day Cup regular season clash at Buffalo Park in East London on Wednesday.
sides are among the bottom three with only two points separating them in the
race for the final semi-final berth.
presently hold the upper hand in fourth place and with 13 points, while the
visitors are last with 11 points. The Highveld Lions are sandwiched in
between, also on 11 points with all three having two matches still to play.
last two games and we'd like to win both," said Gobind ahead of the game. "We
start with the Knights who are very close to us on the log, so it's pretty much
a knock-out game for both of us and we look forward to it.
we'll be focussing on what we need to do because we know that we have things in
our hands at the moment."
Warriors slayed the Dolphins in their previous game and will also
have home advantage when they play the Cape Cobras in
their final match on Friday.
hopes that they can draw on that performance and also their previous big-game
experience to pull them through.
continued: "We had a really good performance in the last game against a
Dolphins side contesting for the top spot.
came together for us. So we were very happy with the way we played and coming
into the last two now, we'll hope to carry those performances forward in what
are really knock-out games.
played pretty well in these situations in the past and it will be that
experience we will hope to draw on in these big games coming up."
on the other hand ended a wretched run of no wins all season by thumping the
Cobras in their last match to reignite their prospects.
the intrigue is the fact that the Central Franchise must play the Lions in
their last game.
wary of the threat they will face in their penultimate game.
dangerous team, there's no doubt about that," he added. "I know they got a win
in the last game, but they have been close all season with two ties and a few
other games where they ran the opposition close.
a good team and have shown when things click, it makes a huge difference."