Cape Town - Robbie Frylinck finished with the best-ever match figures in franchise era cricket as
the Dolphins beat the Highveld Lions by 77 runs on the
third day of their Sunfoil Series encounter at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on
medium-pacer claimed three of the five wickets available on day three for
second-innings figures of 6/32 in 16 overs as the hosts were bundled out for
grabbed an even more impressive 8/30 first time around to eventually end with a
match analysis of 14/62, the best return since the inception of franchise
cricket back in 2004/05.
previous best match haul was by Kagiso Rabada two seasons back, when he claimed
14/105 in the same fixture that was played in Johannesburg.
aside, the Dolphins made it an impressive two wins from two as they needed less
than an hour on the third morning to sew up the match.
had resumed on 126/5 and needing a further 101 for victory with their hopes
resting on the shoulders of Kagiso Rapulana and Mangaliso Mosehle.
bell inside the first six overs - the former for an innings-high 42 and the
latter for 4 - as the home side’s hopes faded fast.
Shezi (3/44) picked up the other two wickets to fall as the Lions lost their
last five wickets for just 23 runs.
visitors now move top of the table after taking 17.06 points from the match,
with the hosts taking just four points from the loss.