Warriors narrowly beat Titans


The Warriors earned an exciting 14-run win against the Titans at Buffalo Park, East London, on Sunday 31st January in their Momentum One-Day Cup fixture.

Warriors batted first and were all out for 285, with just five balls to spare. The top scorers were Colin Ingram with 97 not out, Jon-Jon Smuts with 44 and Colin Ackerman being run out on 41.

With two overs remaining, the Titans needed 25 runs for victory, but with only one wicket in hand. The Titans only managed to get four off the first of those two overs and needed 21 off the last over. Seven were scored until the Titans last wicket fell on the third ball of the last over with a catch from Christiaan Jonker to give the Warriors the 14-run victory.

The stand-out bowlers for the Warriors were Basheer Walters with 3/70 bowling figures, Lundi Mbane with 2/22 and Jon-Jon Smuts with 2/44.

The Warriors now secure second place following the Cape Cobras on the overall Momentum One Day Cup standings after seven matches, of which they won four and lost two (one no result).

Their next match will be against the Knights at Buffalo Park, East London on 7th February.