Cape Town, December 07, Friday at 10:30 PM IST
Table toppers Cape Town Blitz and fourth-placed Paarl Rocks will go head to head for the second time in MSL T20 2018 on Friday at Newlands, Cape Town.
With 5 wins in 8 games, Cape Town Blitz have grabbed the top spot and have almost advanced into the next round. They started their campaign with 49 runs win over Tshwane Spartans in the tournament opener and went on to register three more wins against Durban Heat, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Jozi Stars. Their first defeat came against Paarl Rocks at Boland Park where they were thrashed by 5 wickets defeat.
Blitz faced a defeat in their last encounter against Jozi Stars and would be desperate to bounce back and register a win.
Paarl Rocks are placed fourth in the table with 3 wins out of 7 encounters. The 5 wickets win over Cape Town Blitz was the first win for Paarl Rocks after facing defeats in starting two encounters against Tshwane Spartans and Jozi Stars.
Meanwhile, Paarl Rocks also faced a defeat in the last encounter against Tshwane Spartans and would be eyeing to fancy their chances with a couple of wins.
When both the teams met at Boland Park, Cape Town Blitz won the toss and opted to bat first. Batting first, Blitz batting order fell like a pack of cards with just four batters managing to score in double digits and somehow managed to post 140 runs on board at the loss of 10 wickets. Dane Paterson and Bjorn Fortuin bagged 7 wickets collectively.
In response, Paarl Rocks chased down the target in 18.5 overs with 5 wickets in hand, courtesy Faf du Plessis (54 of 39) and V van Jaarsveld (32 of 26).
Here’s how the two sides may lineup –
CTB Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Kyle Verreynne
Batsmen – Dawid Malan, Asif Ali, Farhaan Behardien (c), Quinton de Kock, Janneman Malan
All-rounder – Mohammad Nawaz, Andile Phehlukwayo
Bowlers – Dale Steyn, Malusi Siboto, Nandre Burger
PR Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Mangaliso Mosehle
Batsmen – Faf du Plessis (c), Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Cameron Delport, Aiden Markram
All-rounder – Dwayne Bravo, David Wiese
Bowlers – Dane Paterson, Tabraiz Shamsi, Bjorn Fortuin, Tshepo Moreki
Cape Town Blitz- Farhaan Behardien (c), Dale Steyn, Janneman Malan, Malusi Siboto, Dawid Malan, Mohammad Nawaz, Quinton de Kock (wk), Dane Piedt, Asif Ali, Jason Smith, Andile Phehlukwayo, Sibonelo Makhanya, George Linde, Ferisco Adams, Kyle Verreynne, Hussain Talat, Nandre Burger
Paarl Rocks- Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis (c), Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Grant Thomson, Henry Davids, Michael Klinger, Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), David Wiese, Dane Paterson, Cameron Delport, Tabraiz Shamsi, Bjorn Fortuin, Tshepo Moreki, Patrick Kruger, Eathan Bosch, Aiden Markram, Kerwin Mungroo
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In wicketkeeping, you can pick from all three options.
Fantasy pick in batting- J Malan, F Du Plessis, C Delport, F Behardien and Aiden Markram
J Malan is the leading run-getter for the side with 270+ runs in 7 innings while Q de Kock is the second top scorer with 228 runs in 5 innings.
F Du Plessis and A Markram are top scorers for Paarl Rocks.
Fantasy pick in all-rounders- Andile Phehlukwayo, M Nawaz, Dwayne Bravo and D Wiese
Fantasy pick in bowling- Dale Styen, B Fortuin, Dane Paterson and N Burger
With 9 scalps in 7 innings, B Fortuin is the leading wicket-taker for his side while Tabraiz Shamsi and D Paterson have 7 wickets apiece.
With 8 wickets in the bag, Dale Steyn is the leading wicket-takers for Cape Town Blitz.
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