A magnificent double-hundred from Morne van Wyk and a maiden ton from Ryan McLaren has put the Eagles in a dominating position on the second day against the Warriors at Bloemfontein. The pair put on 292 for the sixth wicket, with van Wyk easily surpassing his previous best of 158, to lead the Eagles' declaration at 543 for 6. The Warriors stumbled in reply, closing on 89 for 4.

The Lions had another good day in the field, and with the bat, against the Cape Cobras on the second day at Cape Town. Resuming at the precarious position of 16 for 2, the Cape Cobras slipped to 153 all out with Friedel de Wet taking career-best figures of 7 for 61. Jean-Paul Duminy top-scored with 45, but there was little else of substance from his team-mates. In reply the Lions got off to a strong start, with Stephen Cook unbeaten on 51 and they lead the Cobras by 225 runs with eight second-innings wickets in hand.

The Dolphins are reasonably well placed on 149 for 3 to pass the Titans' first innings score of 244 on the second day at Centurion. The Titans were indebted to Albie Morkel's aggressive and unbeaten 83 to guide them to a respectable total. Despite losing three wickets, the Dolphins have Doug Watson on 63 going into the third day, and trail by 95 runs in what ought to be a close game.