February 13, 2024
The Momentum Multiply Titans are set to face AET Tuskers in what promises to be a thrilling encounter from 14th to 17th February 2024 in Pietermaritzburg.
Following a resounding victory against the Northwest Dragons in their last outing, where they clinched a commanding win by 302 runs, the Sky Blues are riding high on confidence as they currently hold the number one spot on the log.
In their triumph over the Dragons, Donovan Ferreira emerged as the standout performer, earning himself the Man of the Match accolade for his exceptional bowling display, achieving career-best figures of 10-38. Meanwhile, Dewald Brevis showcased his batting prowess by notching up his second First-Class century, scoring 113 runs off just 121 balls, while skipper Neil Brand contributed a solid 72 runs off 168 balls. The team’s second innings also witnessed a stellar batting performance from Rivaldo Moonsamy, who fell just short of a century with an impressive 98 runs off 72 balls.
Looking ahead to their fixture in Durban, Sibonelo Makhanya, the team’s skipper, expressed confidence in the squad’s readiness and skills. He emphasized the importance of transitioning from other tournaments to red-ball cricket, highlighting the team’s determination to maintain their top spot in the log.
Coach Mandla Mashimbyi echoed Makhanya’s sentiments, emphasizing the confidence gained from the players’ involvement in various tournaments, including the SA20. He emphasized how these experiences have provided ample opportunities for the players to fine-tune their skills, ensuring they are well-prepared for the upcoming challenge against Tuskers.
The Titans will be without captain, Neil Brand who is currently on tour playing in the Test Series against New Zealand.
Momentum Multiply Titans Squad to face AET Tuskers: Sibonelo Makhanya (c), Joshua van Heerden, Matthew Kleinveldt, Musa Twala, Dewald Brevis, Donovan Ferreira, Rivaldo Moonsamy (wk), Corbin Bosch, Dayyaan Galiem, Aya Gqamane, Schalk Engelbrecht, Jack Lees, Tladi Bokako.