Sunfoil Series

Lions skipper shows his mettle

2015-01-15 20:32
Stephen Cook (File, Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Lions skipper Stephen Cook hit his second century in successive matches as the team rattled up a total of 264 for two in 71 overs after a delayed start against the Titans in Benoni.

Cook shared in century stands with opening colleague Rassie van der Dussen, who made 65 in their partnership of 114 and Dominic Hendricks, who contributed 63 in a second-wicket stand of 115.

Rowan Richards was the only Titans bowler to have any success, picking up two wickets.

Scoreboard on day one:

Toss: Lions

Lions first innings

S Cook not out 108

H van der Dussen c Dala b Richards 65

D Hendricks c Mosehle b Richards 63

N McKenzie not out 13

Extras: (b5, lb5, nb5) 15

Total: (2 wickets) 264 -- 71 over

Fall of wickets: 1-114, 2-229

Bowling: Richards 15-1-64-2, De Villiers 10-1-43-0 (5nb), Dala 13-2-40-0, Von Berg 20-1-71-0, Van der Merwe 10-2-21-0 Pienaar 3-0-15-0.

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