DOL vs NWD Dream11 Prediction: The 19th match of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season is scheduled to be played between the Dolphins and the North West Dragons on 8 October (Friday) at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein. This will be the first game in the entertaining double header day in the ongoing edition of the tournament and also just the opening match for both these teams.
Both these sides are coming into this match after witnessing contrasting fortunes unfold in the last edition of the tournament. The Dolphins had a brilliant performance in the previous edition of the CSA T20 Cup where they managed to win 4 out of their 5 matches. On the other hand, things did not worked out in the ideal manner for the North West Dragons as they registered just a single win in the entire season and lost three matches.
This is the first match of the Pool C in this CSA T20 Cup 2021 season that comprises of four teams namely Dolphins, North West Dragons, Eastern Storm and South Africa Under 19. It will be really crucial for both these sides to play with the best of their abilities from the opening stages of this competition. They also have some really talented players in their respective line-ups.
Fixture Name: Match 19, Dolphins vs North West Dragons
Competition: CSA T20 Cup
Date: 8 October
Time: 1:30 PM IST
Ground: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Pitch Report: The wicket at the Mangaung Oval will once again offer a batting-friendly pitch as seen in the previous two games. A belter of a wicket is expected for this game and things will be difficult for the bowlers. The dew factor will come into play as the game progresses and thus, chasing will be easier. Thus, bowling first will be the perfect decision after winning the toss. The average first innings total will remain around the 150-160 mark.
It will be a good move to pick a mixed combination of both Dolphins and North Western Dragons players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. It will be a good decision to include more of batters and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Saral Erwee, Jason Smith, Senuran Muthusamy and Khaya Zondo remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Nicky van den Bergh
BATTERS: Khaya Zondo, Keegan Petersen, Wesley Marshall, Sarel Erwee
ALL-ROUNDERS: Khaya Zondo, Jason Smith, Senuran Muthusamy
BOWLERS: Daryn Dupavillon, Duan Jansen, Eldred Hawken, Kerwin Mungroo
The Dolphins will surely have the upper hand in this match due to their amazing collective performance in the previous edition of the CSA T20 Cup. Dolphins performed really well both in the batting and bowling departments. On the other hand, the North West Dragons can also put up a strong fight in this exciting contest as they would want to start their campaign on a winning note. It is expected to be an exciting T20 Match.
The Dolphins will surely be hoping to continue their brilliant work both in the batting as well as bowling departments as they did in the last edition of the tournament. The likes of Sarel Erwee, Khaya Zondo, Keegan Peterson and Jason Smith will once again have to play significant role in the batting department. On the other hand, the trio of Daryn Dupavillon, Kerwin Mungroo and Khaya Zondo will form part of the bowling attack.
Dolphins opening batter Sarel Erwee has performed impressively well in the domestic circuit across different formats whenever he has had that opportunity. The left-hander is very much high on confidence after scoring an excellent hundred in his last competitive game. Sarel has smashed more than 1300 runs in his T20 career at a strike-rate of 123.51. He has also notched up 8 half-centuries and 1 hundred in the shorter format.
For the Dolphins, all-rounder Jason Smith has performed really well both in the batting as well as bowling department across different formats of the game. He has been in an amazing form in the recent while having scored a total of 140 runs and also picked up as many as 5 wickets in the last 5 matches. Jason Smith has scored more than 700 runs while playing in 38 T20 matches and also taken 19 wickets at an economy of 8.85.
DOL Playing 11 (Likely)
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For the North West Dragons, it will be really important to grab the momentum right from the start of this CSA T20 Cup 2021 season both in the batting as well as bowling department. The trio of Nicky van den Bergh, Senuran Muthusamy and Wesley Marshall will have to take that extra responsibility in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Eldred Hawken, Johannes Diseko, Lwandiswa Zuma and Duan Jansen will be playing a significant role with the ball.
For the North West Dragons, Senuran Muthusamy will be a key performer in the ongoing edition of the tournament due to his amazing abilities both with the bat and ball. He has taken a total of 10 wickets in the last 4 competitive matches. Muthusamy has notched up more than 500 runs in the shortest format of the game that includes as many as three fifty-plus scores. He has also taken 24 wickets at an economy of 6.02.
North West Dragons captain Nicky van den Bergh has been in a remarkable touch in his last few matches at the domestic level. He has scored a total of 860 runs while playing in 45 T20 innings so far that includes a wonderful career best of 101. He has smashed as many as three fifties and one century in the Twenty20 format. Nicky van den Bergh will surely be an important player for his team in this competition.
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NWD Playing 11 (likely)
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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 a great experience of entertainment. There will be some really talented players in action in this DOL vs NWD match.
The 2021-22 edition of the CSA T20 Cup will not be broadcasted on the 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.
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