Cape Town - Stephen Cook ended unbeaten on 97 as the Highveld Lions completed the
formalities early on the third morning to secure a 10-wicket victory over the Cape Cobras in their season-opening Sunfoil Series clash at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Friday.
captain and Proteas opener struck 17 fours in his 91-ball innings to help his
team race to the 160-run victory target in just 26.5 overs.
der Dussen, usually the more attacking of the pair, made exactly 50 (74 balls,
8 fours) as the pair put on a record first-wicket stand against the Cobras -
beating the previous best of 148, which they themselves put on at Paarl last
more were needed for victory when the Lions started out the day on 117/0 and
they got there in a hurry to make sure they started 2016/17 with a bang.
15.08 points from the game, while the Cobras claimed four as their season began
on the wrong foot.