Sunfoil Series

Honours even between Lions and Warriors

2016-10-29 18:32
Rassie van der Dussen (Gallo Images)
Johannesburg - Dominic Hendricks and Rassie van der Dussen struck half-centuries as the Highveld Lions and Warriors ended day three of their Sunfoil Series encounter with honours just about even at the Wanderers on Saturday.
 
The hosts closed on 262/5, a lead of 214, with one day to go.
 
The Lions began their second innings well at the start of the day as Van der Dussen, who made 51 (126 balls, 5 fours, 1 six), and Reeza Hendricks (48) put on 98 for the first wicket - the latter finally contributing after a poor return in the two previous games for his new team.
 
Two further wickets then saw the home side slip to 127/3, before Dominic Hendricks (61 off 116 balls, 8 fours) and Yaseen Valli (40) combined for a 78-run fourth-wicket stand that settled any nerves.
 
But both men fell to the pick of the bowlers, Simon Harmer, to leave their side still precariously placed on 218/5 and a lead of less than 200.
 
An unbroken 44-run partnership between Dwaine Pretorius (27) and Mangaliso Mosehle (16), however, took the Lions to the close without further trouble.
 
Captain Harmer ended with 3/73 and Tladi Bokako took 2/57.

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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
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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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