Cape Town - Dominic Hendricks and Temba Bavuma hit unbeaten half-centuries for the Highveld
Lions after a positive declaration from the Warriors as their Sunfoil Series
clash was still finely poised heading into the final day in East London on
sides chasing victory to stay in the hunt for the title, the hosts declared
their first-innings with a deficit of 104, before the visitors built on that by
going to stumps on 153/2 – a lead of 257 at Buffalo Park.
is the final round in the competition and a draw will not help either side in
their bid for the title, which means there could be a thrilling climax on day
Warriors had started out on the third morning on 79/2, but they lost four early
to slump to 123/6.
Simon Harmer (31) and top-scorer Somila Seyibokwe, who made 52 (132 balls, 7
fours), then shared an unbroken 80-run seventh wicket stand, before they
declared on 203.
Warriors then went in search of early wickets and got them in the form of Reeza
Hendricks (0) and Stephen Cook (20).
Dominic Hendricks made 76 (123 balls, 10 fours) and Bavuma hit 52 (82 balls, 6
fours) to halt the progress of the Warriors.
will be looking to kick on quickly on the final morning before a possible