TI­TANS SEEK­ING SEC­OND TRO­PHY

The Witness - Wheels - - SPORT -

JO­HAN­NES­BURG — Freshly- crowned 50over cham­pi­ons the Ti­tans have their eye on the dou­ble as they head to Buf­falo Park to take on the equally in- form War­riors in the do­mes­tic Four- Day Se­ries re­sum­ing to­day.

The Ti­tans had not picked up two tro­phies in a sea­son since the 2011/ 12 cam­paign, but at 15,84 points be­hind the Li­ons at the sum­mit of the ta­ble the op­por­tu­nity to ex­ceed ex­pec­ta­tions was a re­al­ity.

“There’s a very good buzz around the team, but one thing we have ad­dressed is that it’s just one tro­phy — it’s not enough,” said Ti­tans cap­tain Henry Davids.

“So the hunger is there in this team to win an­other one. We’re ly­ing in sec­ond place, and if we can pick up three more wins over the next five games then we should be there or there­abouts.”

Af­ter re­quir­ing in­jec­tions to play in the One- Day fi­nal, Al­bie Morkel will sit out the fix­ture against the War­riors, but Ethy Mb­ha­lati and Rowan Richards come back into the squad with some game time un­der their belts af­ter turn­ing out for North­erns in a three- day game against Namibia last week­end.

The War­riors will be with­out Ayab­ulela Gqa­mane be­cause of in­jury and Rusty Theron due to ill­ness, while Davy Ja­cobs is still mak­ing his way back from an­kle surgery.

Hav­ing won six of their last seven games in all com­pe­ti­tions — in­clud­ing their last three in the One- Day com­pe­ti­tion — the War­riors en­ter the fi­nal stretch of the sea­son on a high.

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