Dolphins will be facing the Knights for the final match of the Cricket South Africa Provincial T20 Cup. The last match of the series will be played at Diamond Oval, Kimberly. This match is going to be a very tight match as both the teams are well balanced and they will be giving their all to win this final match to be the champions of the tournament.
Dolphins will be locking their horns with the Knights for the last match of the series. Dolphins will be playing the finals after beating the Titans in the semi-final with 4 wickets. They were the table topper of Pool C with 14 points. On the other hand, Knight will be playing their final after getting promoted without playing their semi-final as the match was abandoned due to rain. Knights were promoted as they were the table topper of Pool B. Both the teams will be totally focused and determined to win this final match.
The final match between Dolphins and Knights will be played at Diamond Oval, Kimberly. this match is going to be a very exciting and tight match as both are well-balanced and strong teams. In head to heads, the Dolphins have won more matches against the Knights with three wins two matches were abandoned. Knights will keep their heads up and will try to win this match so they can forget their head-to-head tally.
Fixture Name: Final Match, Dolphins vs Knights
Competition: Cricket South Africa South Africa Provincial T20 Cup
Date: 22 October, Friday
Time: 4:30 PM
The final match of the competition between Dolphins and Knights will be played at the Diamond Oval, Kimberly. The pitch is expected to support the balling side as the last two matches were very low scoring. The batting department has to play very carefully on this pitch. The wicket shows little turn on the pitch as the pitch is dry and has cracks. The toss-winning captain should opt for bowling first as it is the safest option on this pitch.
It would be recommended to pick players from Dolphins and Knights on both teams as they are well-balanced and strong teams. As the pitch is going the favor the bowling side then it would be reasonable to pick more bowlers and all-rounders. The player picks such as Rilee Rossouw and Ottneil Baartman can be the influential picks for your Dream 11 team.
Wicketkeeper: Ruad De Swardt
Batsmen: Rilee Rossouw, Farhaan Behardie, Sarel Erwee
All-rounders: Migael Pretorius, Jason Smith, Khaya Zondo
Bowlers: Ottneil Baartman, Daryn Dupavillion, Mbulelo Budaza, Thando Ntini
Dolphins will be the favorites of winning this match against the Knights as they have better form and a strong team as compared to Knights. Dolphins will be confident to win this match as they have a better head to heads and they are in the finals after beating Titans. On the other hand, Knights will be aiming to shock the favorites of the match. They will try to forget the head-to-head tally and will be focusing to win this final match of the competition.
For Dolphins, it would be important to remain focused and win this final match of the series. They will be coming on the pitch with a well-balanced and strong team. Sarel Erwee, Khaya Zondo, Keegan Peterson and Jason Smith will be again taking the responsibility to put a good score on the scoreboard. the trio of Daryn Dupavillon, Kerwin Mungroo, and Khaya Zondo will be leading the bowling side.
For the Dolphins, all-rounder Jason Smith has been great for his team especially with his batting ability. He was played a crucial knock for his team by scoring 60 runs in 41 balls with a strike rate of 146. Jason Smith has scored 821 runs in this format and also taken 22 wickets for his team. He will be looking to continue this form in the final against the Knights
For the Dolphins, this right-handed bowler was phenomenal with his bowling as he took 4 wickets in 4 overs after giving only 18 runs. Daryn has taken 30 wickets for his team in this format with the econ. Rate of 6.6. he will be looking to be performing with his bowling in the final as he can be the player who can dominate the match with his bowling.
DOL Playing 11 (Likely)
Ruan de Swardt
The ITEC Knights will be hoping to bag the last win of the season and win the title of the champions. They were the table toppers of Pool B with 11 points. They will be looking to continue this form. Farhaan Behardien, Rilee Rossouw, Petrus van Biljon and Jacques Snyman will be leading the batting department. Migael Pretorius, Gerald Coetzee, and Mahlokwana will be taking responsibility for the bowling department.
For the ITEC Knights, left-handed batsman Rilee Rossouw has been great with his batting. Against the Titans, he scored an extraordinary inning of 73 runs in 51 balls. He is currently the top scorer of this competition with 267 runs in just 4 innings and with a strike rate of 133. he will be looking to continue this form and win this match for his team by scoring runs.
ITEC Knights’ Farhaan Behardien has been great for his team with his batting as he has scored around 3500 runs in this T20 format for his team. He will be looking to contribute to his team and put a good score on the scoreboard. He has also smashed a total of 11 half-centuries in the shortest version of the game.
KTS Playing 11 (likely)
Petrus van Biljon
Nealan van Heerden
Reynard Van Tonder
Watch the CSA T20 Cup 2021-22 Live score and streaming on Cricket South Africa’s official YouTube Channel and the FanCode app. All the player stats, details, analysis, and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on Cricket South Africa’s official YouTube channel and Fancode. There will be a great experience of entertainment. There will be some really talented players in action in this KTS vs NWD match.
The 2021-22 edition of the CSA T20 Cup will not be broadcast on television in India. The television broadcasting rights were not up for grabs as it is a domestic limited-overs tournament played in South Africa and the live streaming will be available only at the online platform which is the Cricket South Africa’s official YouTube channel and FanCode app.