Sunfoil Series

Klaasen century gives Titans the edge

2017-10-06 18:26
Heinrich Klaasen (Gallo)

Cape Town - A ninth career century by Heinrich Klaasen ensured the Titans enjoyed the advantage after the opening day of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Warriors at Willowmoore in Benoni on Friday.

The home captain made 133 (215 balls, 8 fours, 4 sixes) to help his side reach the close of the round three clash on 310 for seven.

AB de Villers made just five on his return to first-class duty, while the next best score after Klaasen was the 41 by Farhaan Behardien.

The Titans had won the toss at the start, but they found themselves in some early trouble on 62 for three.

But the skipper and Behardien then put on 104 for the fourth wicket, before Henry Davids and Shaun von Berg chipped in with 34 apiece.

However, there was an opening for the visitors after Malusi Siboto had to retire hurt on 12 leaving just the tail to come.

Kolpak player Simon Harmer marked his first appearance of the season by taking four for 99, while Tladi Bokako managed two for 38, including the prize scalp of Proteas star De Villiers.

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Match Result
Vote

Who will you be backing in this year's Sunfoil Series?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season has wrapped up. For all the season highlights - and lowlights - be sure to visit Sport24!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.