Dolphins end group stages with 3 wicket victory
The Nashua Dolphins ended the Standard Bank Pr20 series group stages with a 3 wicket victory over the Highveld Lions at Kingsmead in Durban.
Faced with a run chase of 157 the Dolphins completed the victory with two balls to spare thanks to Daryn Smit who smashed two boundaries in the final over.
Despite losing Devon Conway (0) in the first over Loots Bosman (42) and Imraan Khan (39) put the Dolphins in control of the match with a 2nd wicket partnership of 76.
Although they struggled after a middle order collapse Smit remained calm to seal the victory which secured the Dolphins top spot at the end of the group stages.
Having batted first Alviro Petersen lead the way with a brilliant 84 from just 54 balls to help the Lions reach 156-3 thanks to a 107 run 2nd wicket partnership with Gulam Bodi (51).