Cape Town - Imraan Khan and Sarel Erwee both struck half-centuries to help the Dolphins end the
opening day of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Warriors with the
advantage in East London on Thursday.
shared in an excellent 142-run opening stand to lay a firm foundation for their
side at Buffalo Park.
disappointingly out just 10 short of his century when he fell just after tea
for 90 (202 balls, 11 fours, 1 six), while Erwee had fallen after lunch for 57
(129 balls, 10 fours).
Jerry Nqolo, the best bowler for the home side with 2/25, accounted for Khan,
while Erwee was one of two wickets to fall to the spin of Simon Harmer, who
the dismissal of the pair, along with the fall of Khaya Zondo (16) and Vaughn
van Jaarsveld (46), Morne van Wyk and Daryn Smit dug in till the close.
was not out on 45 and wicketkeeper Smit still there with 12 – the pair sharing
a 56-run fifth wicket stand – as the KwaZulu-Natal side ended strongly.