Cape Town - Craig Alexander grabbed five wickets as the Dolphins fought back on a
shortened second day of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Cape Cobras in
Cape Town on Friday.
overs were possible as bad light and rain meant that there was hardly any play
during the afternoon as the hosts were dismissed for 252 in reply to the
visitors’ 183 - a lead of only 69.
two standout performers at PPC Newlands, one being fast bowler Alexander as he
bagged 5/62 in an impressive 21 overs.
Most of the
scoring for the Cobras on day two came from Dane Vilas as he struck 80 (98
balls, 11 fours 1 six).
Proteas’ wicketkeeper shared in a stand of 101 for the sixth wicket with
first-innings bowling hero Wayne Parnell (31) in the most significant stand for
side lost too many wickets too regularly with medium-pacer Rabian Engelbrecht
adding 3/60 to his name.
were eventually dismissed in 88.5 overs, having only just resumed following a