Cape Town - Heavy
mid-match rain forced the Dolphins to endure a third
successive home RAM SLAM T20 Challenge washout as their clash against
the Cape Cobras
had to be abandoned at Kingsmead in Durban on Friday
hosts, whose previous two home games did not see a ball bowled due to
the weather, did at least give the 5500 fans that turned up some
entertainment in the 22.1
overs that were played.
of the performing, though, was done by the visitors, in particular
their captain JP Duminy who smashed an unbeaten 85 off 44 balls (8
fours, 5 sixes).
Amla also made 40 as the Cape side amassed 172 for four in their 20
overs after losing the toss and being put in to bat first.
did rain during Duminy's knock, which included smashing Andile
Phehlukwayo for 25 in the final over, but not enough for the players to
a massive thunderstorm that had been threatening eventually arrived
with the Dolphins on 8 for one in 2.1 overs forcing an early end to the
was the fourth washout for the hosts this season and left them
frustrated once more.
They have only managed to play two of their six
games and now have a total
of 12 points, with the Cobras up to 14.