For most of the morning, the Dolphins scored at around four an over, well aware that you have to be ahead of the game to have a sniff in Maritzburg.
The Dolphins will look seal a full house of points and reclaim top spot in the Sunfoil Series standings when they host the Titans this weekend.
The Highveld Lions are confident ahead of their must-win Sunfoil Series match against the Warriors at Buffalo Park in East London.
The Knights will have inside knowledge for their Sunfoil Series clash against the Cobras at Boland Park due to hometown batsman Keegan Petersen.
Justin Ontong, 37, and Rory Kleinveldt, 33, starred with bat and ball to propel the Cobras to a shock nine-wicket Sunfoil Series win over the Titans.
Duanne Olivier’s maiden Sunfoil Series 10-wicket haul laid the foundation for the Knights to storm to the top of the table ...
In the normal scheme of things, after seven or eight rounds, a clear picture would have emerged about a potential champion, writes Stuart Hess.
Knights coach Nicky Boje says his charges are relishing the prospect of taking on the Warriors as the Sunfoil Series reaches crunch time.
Daryn Smit will leave the Dolphins at the end of the current season after 14 years with the franchise.
It's not only the Proteas who are welcoming back a stalwart this week, but the Cape Cobras too.
A multimillion-rand bursary scheme to uncover cricket talent in Pretoria's previously disadvantaged areas was unveiled at SuperSport Park.
Star Proteas batsman AB de Villiers made a successful return from an elbow injury as he blasted 134 unbeaten for Northerns against Easterns.
The Dolphins stretched their lead at the top of the Sunfoil Series standings to 7.90 points, despite playing to a draw with the Highveld Lions.
Proteas Test spinner Keshav Maharaj will look to continue his good form on the final day of the Dolphins' Sunfoil Series match against the Lions.
Keshav Maharaj claimed six wickets before bad light once again disrupted the Dolphins on day three of their Sunfoil Series ...