Cape Town - The Titans saw off a spirited
innings from Colin Ingram to wrap up a 66-run victory over the Warriors at
SuperSport Park on Sunday and complete the perfect start to their Sunfoil
As long as Ingram was at the crease the
Warriors retained a chance of chasing a tricky target of 332, but his dismissal
by Henry Davids for 74 just before lunch broke the back of the visitors.
They were eventually bowled out for 265, as
the Titans took 18.2 points from the game. Heino Kuhn was named man of the
match for his 141 in the first innings, which made all the difference in the
The Warriors began the fourth day on 126
for three with Ingram on 25, and advanced to 172 as Ingram and Jerry Nqolo
extended their partnership for the fourth wicket to 62.
Rowan Richards broke the stand when he had
Nqolo caught behind for 17, but it was the next two wickets that proved
decisive as Davids dismissed Clyde Fortuin and then Ingram.
That left the lower order to scratch
together a further 123 runs if they were going to pull off the victory, and
although Simon Harmer did his best to stretch the innings, batting almost two
hours for his unbeaten 19, he eventually ran out of partners.
Richards finished with figures of 3 for 72,
while Davids, Ethy Mbhalati and Eldred Hawken all claimed two wickets apiece.