Team Buttler, captained by tour vice-captain Jos Buttler, cruised to a six-wicket win with 7.2 overs to spare.
The Proteas hopeful batted through to a classy 149 not out, a boundary-laden innings with 27 fours and a six off just 189 deliveries.
South African fast bowler looking forward to contest with the likes of Stokes, Buttler, Morgan, Roy and Bairstow.
The Titans’ powerful top order gives them an edge against the Warriors, while the Dolphins and Cobras lock horns in Durban.
The team are set to face England in three ODIs and three T20 matches from next week in the Western Cape ‘bio-bubble’.
South Africa’s two speedsters were in good form in the IPL and will go into the England series with plenty of confidence.

Cricket Domestic first-class cricket matches to be streamed live

One game from each of the remaining rounds will be showcased.

Proteas Boucher promises new-look, aggressive Proteas to take on England

And, veteran AB de Villiers remains on the radar, with the coach saying he’s open to having discussions with the star batsman.

Proteas Boucher: Proteas will be ready to put up a fight against England

The national team head coach said the bio-bubble in which players had been placed was similar to security bubbles which the squad had previously experienced while playing in other countries.

Proteas Proteas players in isolation as Covid hits squad ahead of England matches

The cricket body said approximately 50 COVID-19 PCR tests had been performed on players and support staff prior to entering the bio-safe environment.

Cricket CSA saga: Cricket must now come first, says relieved players’ association boss

‘The consequences of the members council not recognising the interim board would have been dire.’

Cricket JUST IN: CSA’s Members’ Council finally appoints interim board

“The Interim Board regards this as a positive step and looks forward to work together to achieving the desired results,” said board member Judith February.

Cricket South African cricket crisis nears end as board set to be appointed

The interim board was appointed last month after all the elected board members, including some who remain on the members’ council, resigned. 

Cricket CSA crisis: Members’ Council expected to accept interim board

The impasse that had threatened to impact the three-ODI and three-T20I series between the Proteas and England looks set to come to an amiable conclusion.

Cricket England’s Buttler wary of ‘fantastic’ De Kock ahead of South Africa tour

The tour will go ahead despite the administrative chaos within South African cricket and will include three T20 matches and three one-day internationals.

Cricket England cricket tour to go ahead despite CSA in-fighting

The tourists are set to play three ODIs and three T20 internationals, all in the Western Cape, following a period of quarantine by the visitors.

Cricket Yacoob: CSA’s leaders have been ‘uncooperative, difficult, unresponsive and arrogant’

Interim board chair says they will continue to work for the good of cricket, to rise above those who are tarnishing the game.

Cricket Shamsi shines with the ball as Titans coast to 4-day victory

Tabraiz Shamsi’s sheer dominance saw the Warriors spun out for just 124 in their second innings, leaving the Titans with just 63 to win, which they knocked off in nine overs.

Cricket Lorgat’s return lies at the centre of latest Cricket SA bombshell

According to CSA, the control of cricket now lies with the members council and a small board led by the organisation’s acting president.

Cricket CSA’s Members Council gives recently named interim board the ‘boot’

The council is happy to continue working with the Minister, the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture and SASCOC on a collaborative basis to address and correct the ills of the past.





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