Dolphins & Knights draw in Durban

Imran Tahir and Senuran Muthusamy finished with four wickets apiece as the rain-affected Sunfoil Series clash between the Hollywoodbets Dolphins and VKB Knights ended in a draw at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead on Sunday.‎

2016muthusamywicket500Only 27.4 overs were bowled on the final day, with the visitors first bowled out for 221, before the hosts replied with 12/1 – a lead of 102.

The round four encounter was the clash of the top two before the start, but less than 200 overs were bowled, including the second day washed out.

The Knights began day four on 176/6, but Standard Bank Proteas star Tahir claimed two of the wickets to fall to end with 4/69 in his first match of the season.

Muthusamy produced figures of 4/57 after taking the other two wickets, including that of top-scorer Rudi Second for 76 (167 balls, 10 fours, 1 six).

The Dolphins then lost Imraan Khan (7) with what proved to be the penultimate ball of the game as they walked away with 8.42 points.

The Knights took 6.42 points from the game as they dropped to second behind the champion Multiply Titans.

The Hollywoodbets Dolphins’ Sunfoil Series fifth round clash against the Buildnat Cape Cobras takes place at Boland Park, Paarl from 3-6 November before the Franchise domestic focus switches to T20 action with the start of the CSA T20 Challenge next week.

Updated: October 31, 2016 — 9:40 am
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