Phangiso and the rain keeps Dolphins in check
The bizhub Highveld Lions opted to declare on their overnight 277 for seven – leaving Wiaan Mulder unbeaten on 70 – and then began their work with the ball.
Three wickets from Aaron Phangiso ensured the bizhub Highveld Lions enjoyed a strong third day of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Hollywoodbets Dolphins at the City Oval in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday. He ended the day with figures of 3 for 59.
Leaving the hosts toiling when they reached stumps on 185 for six . After 78 overs were bowled on day one and a mere 26 on day two, 74.1 were possible on the penultimate day due to rain and bad light.
Bjorn Fortuin (2/44) and Craig Alexander (1/31) also chipped in respectively playing a supportive role for Aaron Phangiso.
The Dolphins top-scorer was Vaughn van Jaarsveld, who made 52 (57 balls, 7 fours, 1 six), added 58 with Sibonelo Makhanya (20) for the third-wicket to get the Dolphins back on track.
And their captian Khaya Zondo is looking sound at the crease on an unbeaten 38 by the close, with his side trailing by 92 runs.