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The ‘Domingo effect’ might just work

IT’S not easy being a South African team at a major tournament. The whole country wants you to win and almost as many people suspect you will not.

RUN FOR GLORY: Warriors fast bowlers Wayne Parnell and Sohail Tanvir begs the question as Aya Gqamane and Wayne Parnell cross for a leg bye in the Warriors recent 4-run win over the Lions played at Buffalo Park on 22nd March. The Warriors will be key men if their side are to overcome the Titans in the Ram Slam T20  Challenge eliminator at Buffalo Park tonight. The winner of the playoff qualifies for the final against the Highveld Lions in Johannesburg on Sunday. Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

Rain spoils Warriors v Dolphins clash

RAIN had the final say on the fourth day of the Sunfoil Series four-day clash between the Chevrolet Warriors and Sunfoil Dolphins at Buffalo Park yesterday as the match was called off early in the afternoon after persistent rain put a halt to proceedings.

A MILESTONE AHEAD: Coach Gary Kirsten, left, and captain Graeme Smith of South Africa talk during a delay in play on day one of the third Test match between New Zealand and the Proteas. Smith remains focused as he approaches his 100th Test as a captain.Picture: GETTY IMAGES

End of Smith era ushers in brave new day

TECHNIQUE and timing are two of the ingredients needed to make a batsman world-class.


Selborne miss T20 glory by a whisker

AN UNBELIEVABLE final over saw Selborne College fall agonisingly short as they lost their Schools’ T20 Challenge Eastern Cape final by a single run.

ALL FIRED UP: Allrounder Ayabulela  Gqamane will be one of the Chevrolet  Warriors’ key weapons in their charge for a  bonus point win against the Cape Cobras in  Cape Town. The Warriors need a big win and  need the Lions to lose to earn a possible  home final Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

Missed chances cost Warriors

Botha blames poor fielding for not making T20 playoffs. IT WAS an unwelcome case of dé jàvu for the Chevrolet Warriors when they failed to book themselves a playoff spot in the Ram Slam T20 Challenge competition by losing their last round-robin game on Sunday.

Firdosa Moonda

CC stumped over game’s global growth

LOST in the fury over the ICC’s plans to radically restructure, last week Kenya, the Netherlands and Canada were stripped of their ODI status.

NOT THIS TIME: Titans wicketkeeper Mangaliso Mosehle appeals for an LBW against Warriors batsman Ashwell Prince. The decision was not out and Prince top scored for the Warriors with 20 from 22 balls during the washed out Ram Slam T20 match on Friday in East London

Theron saves Warriors

EC franchise stays alive in Ram Slam THE CHEVROLET Warriors moved a step closer to securing a play-off spot in the Ram Slam T20 Challenge with a two-run victory over the Sunfoil Dolphins at the Sahara Stadium Kingsmead in Durban yesterday.


Warriors campaign on the edge

Win over Titans a must tonight. THE Chevrolet Warriors have landed themselves between a rock and a hard place, needing nothing but a victory at Buffalo Park tonight to keep their RAM Slam T20 Challenge playoff hopes alive when they host the Unlimited Titans.

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