Quinton de Kock’s prime-order blitz and Chris Morris’s late strikes helped Titans document an in depth 9-run victory over Cobras in Cape City on November 20 (Friday).
De Kock punished Cobras’ determination to bowl first with a breezy fifty one-ball knock of eighty five – his first half-century of the Ram Slam 2015-sixteen season. The left-handed South African added 127 runs off simply eighty one deliveries with Henry Davids (fifty one off forty one balls), his opening companion.
Regardless of their departure in fast succession, Morris and Farhaan Behardien pushed the Titans to 177 for 3 of their quota of 20 overs.
In response, Richard Levi and Andrew Puttick gave Cobras a promising begin of their chase however as wickets started to tumble after a superb opening stand, the asking price started to climb. Keiron Pollard tried to maintain Cobras within the chase with a 23-ball forty four, however Morris dismissed him within the nineteenth over to swing the momentum again in his group’s favour. With 19 to get from the final over, Justin Ontong could not play a captain’s knock as his aspect fell 9 in need of the goal.