Cape Town - The Knights
and Highveld Lions both suffered a blow in their bid to reach
the RAM SLAM T20 Challenge play-offs after their match at the Mangaung
to be abandoned due to rain in Bloemfontein on Friday.
sides were looking for victory from the game, but neither got it after
only 13 overs were possible following delays for first thunder and then
rain, which eventually
arrived and never left.
visitors had won the toss and opted to bowl first, a decision that
looked a good one after their bowlers kept the home batsmen mainly in
Petersen managed to record an unbeaten half-century, striking five
fours and a six in what was his maiden 50-plus score at franchise level.
However, the rain did not allow him to kick on - as the match was declared a no result - leaving the two sides to share the spoils.
now move on to 12 points apiece, with the Knights also in action on
Sunday when they play the Titans in the first leg of a double-header in Port Elizabeth.
Play starts at 12:00.