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Bavuma 180 not enough to prevent Lions' upset loss


Bavuma's 15th first-class hundred lacked support in the massive 430-run chase. © Getty

Temba Bavuma's statement-making 180 in the fourth innings wasn't enough to prevent table-topper Lions' upset loss to bottom-of-the-table Dolphins in the Franchise Series match in Pietermaritzburg. Bavuma's 15th first-class hundred lacked support in the massive 430-run chase, with the next best score being Nono Pongolo's 25.

The match, though, had slipped out of Lions' hands much before, when they were bowled out for 147 in response to Dolphins' 381 in the first innings. While hundreds from Sarel Erwee (136) and Marques Ackerman (107 ...


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