Saturday, April 26, 2008

Titans not resting yet

By Ilhaam Hoosain
26 April 2008


The Titans, just came out from winning the Standard Bank Pro20 title after an exciting victory over the Dolphins on Friday night at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, will now lead Cricket South Africa’s challenge in the international Pro20 champions league.

"The Titans and the Dolphins are the two teams to represent Cricket South Africa against their rivals from England, India and Australia," says CSA spokesperson Micheal Owen-Smith.

Friday night’s success made the Titans the most successful franchise in South Africa this summer with victories in both the limited overs competitions – the Standard Bank Pro20 as well as the MTN Domestic Championship.

It is the first time that the they have managed to win two major franchise titles in one season.

The other trophy on offer, the SuperSport Series four-day competition was won by the Diamond Eagles.

Gerald Majola, CEO of Cricket South Africa, congratulated the Titans on their success.

"On behalf of Cricket South Africa, I would like to congratulate the Titans on winning the Standard Bank Pro20 final.

"They showed excellent form and are worthy winners of a tournament that has captured the imagination of the South African public.

"We are confident that the two finalists will do extremely well in the Pro 20 League against the two top teams from England, India and Australia to be played in the UK in August this year. "

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