Pretoria – A just right all-round effort from Chris Morris was once now not sufficient to
pull off an not going victory for the Titans as they needed to accept
a draw in opposition to the Dolphins at the ultimate day in their 4-Day
Franchise Collection stumble upon in Centurion on Saturday.
The Proteas big name took two wickets to
lend a hand the champions start the general day with a bang at SuperSport Park, earlier than
placing 46 as the house aspect ended 33 runs shy of pulling off a win.
When stumps have been drawn on the finish of the sport, the Titans
had reached 244 for 8 – thank you additionally to Theunis de Bruyn’s 60 (101 balls, 9
fours) and 53 (102 balls, 11 fours) from Andrea Agathangelou. The hosts have been
chasing 277 for the victory after previous claiming the general 3 visiting
wickets for 21.
The Dolphins started day 4 in a just right place on 297 for
seven and with Calvin Savage set on 51. However the early closure the night time
earlier than because of dangerous mild seemed to disrupt the Durbanites, with two males –
Keshav Maharaj (8) and Okuhle Cele (0) – disregarded by means of Morris, who ended with
3 for 39, for the addition of simply two runs.
Savage did his best possible so as to add fast runs, earlier than falling remaining
guy to Eldred Hawken (2/52) for 68 (88 balls, Four fours, five sixes). Shaun von Berg
was once the opposite stand-out bowler with 3 for 64.
The Titans made a flying begin to the reaction by means of attaining
124 for one within the 35th over. This was once thank you in the principle to Agathangelou and
De Bruyn, returning to his former franchise this season.
However the outcome then threatened to move the wrong way after
South Africa spinner Maharaj claimed 4 for 71. Aided by means of Cele (2/39) and
Robbie Frylinck (2/43), the house aspect slipped from their place of
superiority to 140 for 5, earlier than Morris gave them hope.
However as soon as he fell, Von Berg close up store on the different finish as
the sport resulted in a draw.