Stiaan van Zyl and Aviwe Mgijima ensured that the Cape Cobras stayed in the game on day two of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Knights.
The Cape Cobras reduced the Knights to 178/6 before tea, but a lower-order onslaught saw the home team end on 342 all out in 79.2 overs.
Cape Cobras coach Paul Adams has called on his batsmen to “put up a base in the first innings” when they face the Knights on Tuesday.
Basic application is the key if the Cape Cobras are to get their season going, according to assistant coach Ashwell Prince.
The Highveld Lions wasted little time in finishing off the Cape Cobras, needing just 40 minutes to knock off the remaining 43 runs.
Hardus Viljoen decimated the Cobras’ top-order to propel the Lions to the brink of victory in their Sunfoil Series clash at the Wanderers.
Eighteen wickets and 243 runs in 83 overs. The start to the 2016-17 Sunfoil Series was anything but dull at the Wanderers.
The Cape Cobras’ main problem in four-day cricket last year was the lack of “big runs” from their top-order.
Proteas players will use the Sunfoil Series to build up steam for Australia Test series, says Stuart Hess.
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Cape Cobras fast bowler Beuran Hendricks insists that the franchise has put the recent drama surrounding coach Paul Adams behind it.
The Cape Cobras are in a right old mess just two weeks before the start of the domestic season.
The Western Cape Cricket board “expressed a vote of confidence” in Adams with the extended contract he signed with remaining in place.