Cape Town - Openers Sarel Erwee
and Imraan Khan both hit half-centuries, but the Dolphins failed
to capitalise on the platform they laid as they reached stumps on day one of
their Sunfoil Series clash against the Knights on 285/9 in Durban on
top-scored with 59 (149 balls, 10 fours) and Erwee made 58 (127 balls, 8 fours)
in a 123-run stand that gave the hosts a flying start at Sahara Stadium
Peterson finally delivered for his new franchise with 6/71 in 20 overs to
ensure it was the top-of-the-table visitors that held the advantage after
winning the toss and opting to bowl first - a decision that looked questionable
Dolphins had spoken about the Knights’ dangerous pace attack in the build-up to
the clash, but instead it was the former Proteas spinner that did all the
whose career-best figures are 6/67 for Eastern Province against Border way back
in 1999/2000, claimed the 17th five-for of his long career.
He made the
initial breakthrough after the home side’s flying start when he got Erwee, and
he had further success with the key wickets of Daryn Smit (0), Vaughn van
Jaarsveld (38), Khaya Zondo (4), Morne van Wyk (7) and Andile Phehlukwayo (3).
Preez also managed 2/53 for the Central franchise.