Dolphins bowlers perform well at Newlands

2011-10-21 00:00

AFTER losing the toss and being asked to field, the Dolphins bowled well to restrict the Cobras to 246/5 on the first day of their SuperSport series match at Newlands yesterday.

The Dolphins made two changes to the side that lost to the Knights last week.

Former Cobras pace bowler Dane Paterson came into the squad ahead of Imran Tahir, who has been called up to the Proteas, and Devon Conway came into the team at the expense of out-of-form Glen Addicott.

Coach Graham Ford said he is happy with the way his bowlers performed.

“We lost the toss, so that means we will have to bat last on a wicket which is not fun to bat last on. But we focused on performing in areas which we can influence and we bowled well first up,” he said.

Star signing Robbie Frylinck did early damage as he removed the experienced Andrew Puttick for six. The Cobras consolidated with Yaseen Vallie and Stiaan van Zyl building a useful third-wicket partnership.

But Paterson stormed in and bowled a set of inspired overs that saw the end of Vallie (29). Van Zyl and former Protea Justin Ontong looked to build an innings when Paterson removed Van Zyl at 185/3.

Just as it looked as if the Cobras were going to have the last say, Cameron Delport fielded superbly to run out Ontong. The Cobras only managed a further 22 runs before Justin Kemp was bowled by Abbott. The Dolphins will not want to chase a score over 350 and will want to bat at least half a day today without losing too many wickets.


Toss: Cobras Cobras first-innings

M Vallie c Frylinck b Paterson 29

A Puttick b Frylinck 6

S van Zyl b Paterson 86

J Ontong run out (Delport) 61

A Gray not out 36

J Kemp b Abbott 12

D Villas not out 6

Extras: (1lb 9nb) 10

TOTAL (for 5 wickets, 96 overs) 246

Fall-of-wicket: 1/13, 2/78, 3/185, 4/198, 5/220

Bowling: De Wet 23-4-47-0 (1nb), Abbott 22-6-49-1 (3nb), Frylinck 20-6-56-1, Paterson 20-4-57-2(3nb), Delport 4-1-16-0(2nb), Khan 7-0-20-0.

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