Titans won by 5 wickets

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, December 4th, 2017 | 0

According to the schedule of CSA T20 Challenge 2017, Titans which is regarded as the most powerful team has already played eight matches in the season. They have just left two matches. In their eight match, they met Knights in 3rd December, 2017 at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth where Titans won by 5 wickets. Ram Slam is currently known as CSA T20 Challenge and the 15th season of the tournament is going on. It was the 21st number match of the tournament and it is originated in South Africa which is a domestic T20 league competition. Earlier the match, Knights won the toss and came to bat first. They scored 133 runs in selected 20 overs and came to chase, in 19.5 overs Titans reached the destination successfully.

However, came to bat by winning the toss team Knights took stumble at the beginning and lost three wickets in just 8 runs. RS Second and Petersen were gone so early. Skipper De Bruyn also scored just 5 runs. He played 14 ball. Basically the ground was bowling favoured and so, bowlers got dominate the match. Miller stood a little and scored highest 43 runs. Though, openers failed but middle orders played almost well. McLaren scored 21 runs and Mokoena scored 31 runs for the team. Finally in 20 overs, team Knights lost seven wickets and scored 133 runs so far. Steyn and Shamsi took two wickets each for Titans.

On the other hand, Titans also stumbled at the beginning when they came to chase. The score was mere for Titans but bowlers again took the advantage. In just 1 run, they lost opener Zorzi who made golden duck. Second wicket was gone in 20 runs where 3rd wicket Davids was gone in 26 runs so far. Losing top four wickets in just 54 runs, Behardien and captain Morkel played well and stood for a while. Their partnership added more than 35 runs and took the team to near victory. Behardien remained not out with 56 runs. He played 39 balls. His companion was Morris who scored 17 runs so far. In 19.5 overs Titans made the chase possible and gained victory. Swanepoel took highest two wicket for Knights.

Till now, Titans played total eight matches and won six of them. They are in top position on the point table of CSA T20 Challenge where Knights played seven matches and won twice times.

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