The Warriors reached the halfway stage of the 2019/2020 CSA 4-Day Franchise Series competition with a thumping innings victory over the Dolphins in Durban, moving up to second on the log standings in the process.
It has been a solid effort from the Port Elizabeth-based side so far, winning two games, drawing two and losing just one of their opening five fixtures.
It has left them well placed, just 10 points behind the table-topping Lions and six points ahead of the third-placed Knights.
This was only interim head coach Robbie Peterson’s second match in charge of the side, after he took over in late October following the departure of form coach Rivash Gobind, and the Port Elizabeth-born mentor is happy with what he has seen so far.
“I am happy when the team implements what we have been working on in training and when the players take your ideas on board, so that has been pleasing to see,” Peterson said.
“It was a good team effort, it was a hard win, I know it looks like we won easily but it was a really hard win, the pitch slowed down, it wasn’t easy, it lacked pace and the guys had to get a bit creative to win it.
“So I am encouraged by what I have seen so far but there is still a long way to go in terms of the way we want to play our cricket.”
In the match, opening batsman Eddie Moore starred with a