The Texas senator claimed two wins on Super Tuesday in his home state and Oklahoma,
With two wins on Super Tuesday in Texas and Oklahoma, Ted Cruz has called on the others left in the Republican race to coalesce behind his campaign in a concerted effort to beat Donald Trump.
While Ohio Governor John Kasich and Ben Carson are still in the race, the remarks would mostly have been aimed strongly at Marco Rubio.
The Florida Senator will hope to stay in the race ahead of the primary on March 15th in his home state of Florida, where there are 99 delegates up for grabs in a winner-take-all contest.
"Through the first four states, the race narrowed considerably. Tonight was another decision point and the voters have spoken. Tomorrow morning, we have a choice. So long as the field remains divided, Donald Trump's path to the nomination remains more likely."
"We are the only campaign that has beaten Donald Trump once, twice, three times. 15 states have now voted. Every one of those states has been won by either Donald Trump or myself.
"Republicans, together we have a choice. We are blessed with a deep, talented, honourable field. For the candidates who have not yet won a state, I ask for you to prayerfully consider our coming together, uniting. For those who have supported other candidates, we welcome you on our team."
Cruz's remarks came ahead of Rubio's win in Minnesota, but that is unlikely to have much of an effect on the his calls for the others to rally behind him.
For his part, the Florida Senator took a similar tone in an interview on Fox News, stating that the presence of other candidates such as Kasich on the ballot cost him wins on Super Tuesday.
Rubio stated that if he "didn’t have to share the ballot with two or three other people, I would have won". According to Politico, the race was indeed a close one there, as Rubio won 32% of the vote to Trump's 34.7%, with Kasich coming in at 9.4%.