The CSA 4-Day Franchise Collection returns for Spherical Three of the 2020/21 season on Monday, and listed here are the fixtures taking which might be going down over the following 4 days.
Dolphins vs Cobras at Kingsmead
Durban hosts the mouth-watering conflict between the Dolphins and the Cobras, who’ve each struggled for consistency within the early rounds.
The hosts have been victorious of their opening match, overcoming defending champions, the Lions earlier than they too fell on the fallacious facet of a defeat.
The boys from KwaZulu-Natal suffered a heavy thrashing by the hands of the in-form Knights, who ran off winners, courtesy of a snug 227-run victory in Mangaung.
Now again at Kingsmead, they are going to be trying to get again to profitable methods towards a facet nonetheless in quest of a primary victory.
The Cobras started their marketing campaign with defeat towards the Titans at Newlands, and have been a part of the one drawn match within the competitors to this point, with solely three innings doable over 4 days once they met the Lions at The Wanderers.
They’ll, nevertheless, be inspired by their greatest batting efficiency within the competitors, as they reached 300 for the primary time with wickets to spare earlier than play was known as off in Johannesburg.
The match is predicted to start out at 10:00 (SAST).
Titans vs Knights at Supersport Park
The decide of the third spherical’s motion is arguably the conflict between the Titans and the Knights at Supersport Park in Centurion.
Neither facet has tasted defeat, with the Knights profitable in Cape City and in Port Elizabeth, whereas the Knights have been dominant of their two fixtures, each performed at residence.
The boys from the Free State are away from their residence turf for the primary time within the competitors, whereas the other rings true for his or her opponents.
With rain aplenty over the weekend in Gauteng, the free-scoring Knights can count on a unique problem towards the Titans, who’ve a formidable tempo assault at their disposal regardless of not having the ability to subject just a few of their stars as a result of nationwide call-ups.
With Junior Dala and Lungi Ngidi each within the Proteas camp, the likes of Okuhle Cele and the spectacular Lizaad Williams are anticipated to carry the fort, however have a problem of their arms with Jacques Snyman, Raynard van Tonder and ex-Titans skipper Farhaan Behardien displaying ominous type within the opening rounds.
Play begins at 10:30 (SAST).
Warriors vs Lions at St George’s Park
Port Elizabeth hosts the battle between the winless Warriors and the Lions, who’re additionally but to style.
The hosts are on the backside of the standings after dropping each their opening matches.
They suffered a 179-run defeat away to the Knights, and taking part in in their very own yard didn’t assist a lot of their second fixture, the place the Titans eased to a snug eight-wicket victory.
The defending champions, then again, might be inspired by how they fared of their final outing, regardless of not managing to win the encounter.
The Lions bowled the Cobras out for 115, earlier than placing on a good batting show in their very own innings.
They are going to be searching for a extra full efficiency within the Windy Metropolis on Monday.