Cape Cobras vs Knights

Momentum One Day Cup, 2017-18

Cape Cobras take on Knights in the 19th match of the Momentum One Day Cup at the Newlands in Cape Town. With 4 wins in the bag in 6 matches, Cobras are third in the points table while their opponent is yet to register a win 5 games. With five fixtures remaining, Knights would come out to turn things around.

 

Match Details:

Series: Momentum One Day Cup, 2017-18

Date: Jan 14 January

Time: 10:00 AM  Local

 

Ground Stats:

Venue: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein

ODIs played: 39

Average 1st Innings total: 233

Average 2nd Innings total: 186

Highest total: 367/5 (50 Ov) by RSA vs SL

Lowest total: 43/10 (19.5 Ov) by Pak vs WI

 

Cape Cobras Team News:

Form: WLWWWL

Cape Cobras are unlikely to make changes to the XI that faced Titans.

Squad

Jean-Paul Duminy (c), Rory Kleinveldt, Wayne Parnell, Richard Levi, Jason Smith, Dane Paterson, George Linde, Simon Khomari, Pieter Malan, Mthiwekhaya Nabe, Carlos Koyana (wk), Dane Piedt, Qaasim Adams, Aviwe Mgijima, Ferisco Adams, Sammy Mofokeng, Tshepo Moreki, Kyle Verreynne, Michael Loubser

Probable XI

Jean-Paul Duminy (c), Rory Kleinveldt, Wayne Parnell, Richard Levi, Jason Smith, Dane Paterson, George Linde, Simon Khomari, Pieter Malan, Mthiwekhaya Nabe, Carlos Koyana (wk)

Key players

  • Pieter Malan is the leading run-getter in the tournament, with323 runs.
  • Cobras captain JP Duminy has been consistent with the bat.

 

Knights Team News:

Form: TLLTL (T- Match tied)

  • Duanne Olivier, who got South Africa call up to replace injured Dale Steyn, is released to play for Knights.
  • Knights might make a change or two after below par performances.

Squad

Ryan McLaren (c), Shadley van Schalkwyk, David Miller, Werner Coetsee, Eddie Leie, Rudi Second (wk), Grant Mokoena, Duanne Olivier, Keegan Petersen, Mbulelo Budaza, Patrick Kruger, Marchant de Lange, Theunis de Bruyn, Aubrey Swanepoel, Tshepo Ntuli , Luthando Mnyanda, Andries Gous

Probable XI

Ryan McLaren (c), Shadley van Schalkwyk, David Miller, Werner Coetsee, Eddie Leie, Rudi Second (wk), Grant Mokoena, Duanne Olivier, Keegan Petersen, Mbulelo Budaza, Patrick Kruger

Key players

  • David Miller has scored 244 runs in 5 matches.
  • Duanne Olivier has picked 11 wickets in 3 matches.
  • Captain Ryan McLaren has misfired but can come good in the fixture.

 

India Fantasy Prediction:

Going by the form and firepower in the two squads, Cape Cobra is clearly a stronger unit. We advise you to pick more players from Cape Cobras.

 

Please note: This CC vs KTS match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI from the squads of the two teams listed above.

 

Cape Cobras vs Knights Fantasy Team:

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