Cape Town - Henry
Davids struck a patient century before watching the bowlers chip away
as the Titans reached the halfway stage of their derby clash
against the Highveld Lions in control at SuperSport Park in Centurion on
veteran right-hander, known more for his swashbuckling hitting, made a
workmanlike 137 (239 balls, 15 fours) to help his side reach 452 for
on day two.
The home bowlers then claimed four wickets to leave the visitors on 170 after 53 overs, still 282 runs behind.
Titans had resumed on 293 for five after day one, with Davids moving
from his unbeaten 80 to complete the 13th three figure score of his
put on 80 for the sixth wicket with Shaun von Berg (30), before adding a
further 59 with Malusi Siboto for the seventh wicket – the latter
unbeaten on a free-flowing 50 (67 balls, 5 fours, 1 six).
reply, the Lions lost wickets too regularly, with only Reeza Hendricks
crossing the half-century mark thanks to his 51 (97 balls, 8 fours).
Lions captain Stephen Cook made 19, Rassie van der Dussen hit 30 and Nick van den Bergh was not out on 44.
Mothoa was the pick of the bowlers with one for 13, while there were
also wickets for Siboto (1/15), Von Berg (1/36) and first-class debutant