Sunfoil Series

Cobras win as Parnell skittles Dolphins

2016-04-02 16:41
Wayne Parnell (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - A maiden career 10-wicket haul by Wayne Parnell took the Cape Cobras to a nine-wicket victory over the Dolphins on the third afternoon of their Sunfoil Series clash in Cape Town on Saturday. 

The Proteas all-rounder followed up his best ever figures of 7/51 in the first innings with 5/54 in the second to put the visitors all out for just 139. 

That gave the home side a victory target of 71 and they raced home in 16.5 overs to give the Cobras their third win of the season. 

The Dolphins had fought back with the ball on a rain curtailed day two to give themselves hope, but they were woeful with the bat on day three and folded in only 45.4 overs. 

Franchise debutant Senuran Muthusamy top-scored for the KwaZulu-Natal side, but his 34 was far too little to threaten the hosts, who had Parnell to thank once more as he bowled with pace and precision for most of his 14 overs. 

His 12 wickets in the match came at a cost of 105 and improved on his previous best match figures quite comfortably. 

Brendan Young (2/15) and Dane Piedt (2/37) provided good support to their team-mate. 

Andrew Puttick (33) and Stiaan van Zyl (37) then shared an unbroken 64-run stand to take their side to a victory that lifted them above the Dolphins into fourth place on the table. 

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Thursday, 08 February 2018
Warriors v Highveld Lions, East London 10:00
VKB Knights v Hollywoodbets Dolphins, Bloemfontein 10:00
Multiply Titans v WSB Cape Cobras, Benoni 10:00
Thursday, 15 February 2018
VKB Knights v Multiply Titans, Kimberley 10:00
WSB Cape Cobras v Highveld Lions, Paarl 10:00
Warriors v Hollywoodbets Dolphins, Port Elizabeth 10:00
Thursday, 01 March 2018
Hollywoodbets Dolphins v WSB Cape Cobras, Pietermaritzburg Oval 09:30
VKB Knights v Highveld Lions, Kimberley 10:00
Warriors v Multiply Titans, East London 10:00
Thursday, 15 March 2018
Highveld Lions v Hollywoodbets Dolphins, Johannesburg 10:00
Warriors v VKB Knights, East London 10:00
WSB Cape Cobras v Multiply Titans, Paarl 10:00
Thursday, 22 March 2018
Hollywoodbets Dolphins v Warriors, Durban 09:30
Multiply Titans v VKB Knights, Centurion 10:00
Highveld Lions v WSB Cape Cobras, Potchefstroom 10:00
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