PITCH AND CONDITIONS
The pitch at Newlands is in favor of batsmen and is likely to give some high-scores to the batting side. Moreover, It looks really a tough day for the bowlers.
The temperature is expected to be around 22-25 degrees Celsius with very little cloud cover. The match is likely to go in a smooth way without any interruption of rain.
Cape Town Blitz
- Cape Town Blitz started the season with three wins out of the first four matches played.
- After which they couldn’t put on their win as they faced three defeated in the further matches.
- However, they made a comeback in the last match against Tshwane Spartans and are likely to continue their winning ways.
- Asif Ali was dropped from the team and picked up pace bowler Anrich Nortje in the last match.
- David Bedingham hit a half-century and led the team to win by 15 runs against Spartans.
- Quinton de Kock and Janneman Malan are set to open the inning for the side.
- Dale Steyn will lead the bowling attack.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF Cape Town Blitz
Janneman Malan, Quinton de Kock (c/wk), David Bedingham, Liam Livingstone, Vernon Philander, Mohammad Nawaz, Wahab Riaz, Aviwe Mgijima, Sisanda Magala, Dale Steyn, Anrich Nortje
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
- Nelson Mandela Bay Giants has made a kick start in this season with four wins in their first four completed encounters.
- They have also faced back-to-back defeats, one against Paarl Rocks and another against Durban Heat.
- However, they won by six-wickets against Tshwane Spartans in the last match.
- Jason Roy was unavailable in the last match and is likely to miss this time too.
- Matthew Breetzke is likely to open the innings along with Ben Dunk.
- Onke Nyaku was dropped and brought in fast bowler Akhona Mnyaka into the team.
- They are likely to stick to the current line-up for the clash against Blitz.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
Ben Dunk (wk), Matthew Breetzke, JJ Smuts (c), Heino Kuhn, Ryan ten Doeschate, Marco Marais, Chris Morris, Beuran Hendricks, Junior Dala, Akhona Mnyaka, Imran Tahir
OUR FANTASY LEAGUE PICKS FOR Cape Town Blitz vs Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, MZANSI SUPER LEAGUE 2019 ARE MENTIONED BELOW:
- Janneman Malan (VC)
- Ben Dunk (C)
- JJ Smuts
- Ryan ten Doeschate
- Liam Livingstone
- Chris Morris
- Quinton de Kock
- David Bedingham
- Dale Steyn
- Junior Dala
- Imran Tahir
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*Disclaimer: A team here is picked based on the perception, analysis, and gut feeling of the author. When you select your team, analyze the points mentioned to arrive at your own decision.*