Sunfoil Series

Second ton drives Knights

2017-01-26 20:51
Rudi Second (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - A thrilling century from Rudi Second ensured it was one-way traffic for the Knights on the opening day of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Warriors at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein.

The right-hander scored a free-flowing 151 (200 balls, 26 fours) to ensure the hosts closed on a commanding 360/5 after winning the toss and batting first.

It was Second’s second century in a row and third of the season after he made 125 in his previous outing to the crease against the Dolphins in the previous round. He also shared in a stands of 118 and 167 for the third and fourth wickets respectively.

Rilee Rossouw also played a vital role with an attacking 83 (96 balls, 10 fours), while Theunis de Bruyn was forced to retire hurt for 31 during a Basheer Walters over.

Keegan Petersen made 36, but was one of two wickets to fall from the final three balls of the day.

The other was Second, whose ton was the 14th of his first-class career.

Harmer was the pick of the bowlers with 2/89 in a match that is crucial to either side’s championship hopes.

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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
Thursday, 01 March 2018
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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