Western Province v KwaZulu-Natal, SuperSport Series final April 3, 2004

Duminy helps Western Province extend lead

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Western Province 217 and 260 for 6 (Duminy 89*, Henderson 53*) lead KwaZulu-Natal 187 by 290 runs

At Newlands, Western Province extended their lead to 290 with four second-innings wickets in hand as Jean-Paul Duminy, with a mature five-and-a-half-hour knock, and Claude Henderson, playing his last first-class game in South Africa, put on 126 for the sixth wicket.

Starting the day at 62 for 1, Province lost two quick wickets, both on 84, and then found themselves struggling at 126 for 5 when Henderson joined Duminy at the crease. When they finished, 210 minutes later, they had taken the score to 252 and out of KwaZulu-Natal's reach.

With two more days to go, their will be no thoughts of a declaration and Natal face an uphill struggle to get back into the game.