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Cobras and Lions continue charge

A superb 93 by left-hander JP Duminy secured a Pro 20 semi-final place for the Cape Cobras when they beat the Titans by 38 runs at Newlands. Duminy caressed and bludgeoned the ball to all parts of the ground on his way to the second highest total in the competition's history. Duminy scored his runs off only 57 balls with seven boundaries and four sixes. Duminy, opening the innings with Adam Bacher, put on a season-best 129 for the first wicket to lead the Cobras to a total of 212, which the Titans never came close to matching. They scored 174 for eight in their allotted 20 overs, Victory moved the Cobras to an unassailable position in a race for the semi-finals although the Titans denied them a vital bonus point that would have ensured a home semi, by scoring in excess of 170. It was the second highest total in the history of the competition.Craig Ray

The Dolphins triumphed by one run over the Cape Cobras in another nailbiting Pro20 match at Durban. The Cobras needed 11 runs off the final over and four off the last ball, but young spinner Morne van Vuuren stood up to the pressure and clinched a vital victory for the Dolphins. The visitors were initially chasing 178 to win, but rain kept them off the field for 45 minutes when they were well set on 47 for one after 4.1 overs. They returned after the delay with a revised Duckworth/Lewis target of 146 in 16 overs, meaning they needed 99 more runs in 11.5 overs. But their innings quickly took a turn for the worse as Robbie Frylinck bowled a rare maiden over and then removed JP Duminy (22) and Henry Davids (6) in successive deliveries. He then dismissed Wesley Euley (9) to finish with remarkable figures of three for 18.Ken Borland

Blake Snijman and Vaughn van Jaarsveld guided the Lions to a seven-wicket victory over the Titans at the Wanderers. The pair put on 89 for the third wicket, with Snijman scoring 68 not out and Van Jaarsveld 51 to the delight of the sell-out 21,000 crowd, a Pro 20 record, which steered their side to victory with 14 balls to spare. After winning the toss the Lions chose to field. The Titans scored a mediocre 174 for five despite a belligerent 68 from Heino Kuhn. But it was the two Lions youngsters who stole the show. They upped the pace of scoring when needed, to secure the Lions a home semi-final. It was the fourth successive win for the Lions, who remain the only unbeaten team in the competition.Craig Ray

The Eagles kept their Pro20 hopes alive with a superb display in the field as they beat the Dolphins by 15 runs at Bloemfontein. The Eagles, playing their last round-robin match, had to win to stay in with a chance of reaching the semi-finals, and defeat for the Dolphins means they now have to beat the Titans at Benoni on Friday to be sure of their place in the last four. The Eagles were defending just 159 for eight, but a brilliant spell of fast bowling up front by Johan van der Wath put the Dolphins under immediate pressure. van der Wath bowled with fire and extracted extra bounce as he had Imraan Khan (14) and Ahmed Amla (0) caught in the space of three balls either side of a short rain delay, and van der Wath finished with outstanding figures of two for eight in four overs, with a maiden, to equal the records of Tyron Henderson and Charl Willoughby for the best bowling figures in Pro20.Ken Borland