Dolphins dominate Titans in Momentum One Day Cup opener in Potch


The Dolphins beat the Titans by 76 runs throughout their Pool A Momentum One Day encounter that was performed at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Saturday.

In what the primary match of the competitors, that’s being performed in a bio-bubble in Potch, Titans captain Grant Thomson gained the toss and requested the opposition to bat first.

The Dolphins scored 272/7 of their allotted 50 overs but it surely proved to be too far t attain for the Titans who have been left stranded on 196/eight after their high order batters falling cheaply.

The primary destroyer with the ball for the Dolphins was Ruan de Swardt who returned with the three wickets of Theunis de Bruyn, Dayyaan Galiem and Junior Dala.

He was supported by Senuran Muthusamy who accounted for Rubin Hermann and Sibonelo Makhanya and Kerwin Mungroo who claimed the scalps of Neil Model and Thomson whereas Robbie Frylinck received one.

Titans struggled largely as a result of they might not put collectively partnerships and their high scorer was Theunis de Bruyn (36) and Thompson (27) on a day the place most of their batters couldn’t convert their begins.

For the Dolphins with the bat, Muthusamy high scored with an unbeaten 70 and he was adopted by Grant Roelofsen on 65 with all-rounder Phehlukwayo contributing 51.

With ball in hand for the Titans, Dayyaan Galiem and Thando Ntini took two wickets apiece whereas Kyle Abbott, Junior Dala and Tabraiz Shamsi ended with one scalp every.

Galiem returned with the wickets of Marques Ackerman and Ruan de Swardt whereas the extremely promising Ntini eliminated the skilled duo of David Miller and Robbie Frylinck.

Different contributions with the ball for the Titans have been Dala, Shamsi and Abbott who accounted for the removals of Khaya Zondo, Grant Roelofsen and Andile Phehlukwayo.

On Sunday, the Dolphins will probably be in opposition to the Knights.