DOL vs WAR Dream11 Prediction: In the Quarter Final 3 of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season, the Dolphins will be locking horns with the Warriors at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on 20 October (Wednesday). This is a virtual knockout match for both these sides and the side winning this quarter final match will directly qualify for the semi-finals of the tournament.
Both these sides are coming into this game after facing different results throughout the league stage of the competition. The Dolphins performed fabulously well in the group stage as they won all of their three matches by comprehensive margins and ended at the top position in the Pool C. On the other hand, Warriors managed to win 2 out of their 3 matches in the ongoing season.
This is the final stage of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season and the top two teams from each of Pool A, Pool B, Pool C and Pool D have qualified for the quarter finals. It will be very much crucial for both these teams to play with the best of their abilities from the penultimate stage of this competition. They also have some really talented players in their respective line-ups.
Fixture Name: Quarter Final 3, Dolphins Iinyathi vs Warriors
Competition: CSA T20 Cup
Date: 20 October
Time: 1:30 PM IST
Ground: Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Pitch Report: The wicket at the Diamond 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 Warriors players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. Since it is an afternoon game, it will be a good decision to include more of batters and all-rounders to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Sarel Erwee, Wihan Lubbe, JJ Smuts and Jason Smith remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Sinethemba Qeshile
BATTERS: Matthew Breetzke, Wihan Lubbe, Sarel Erwee, Triston Stubbs
ALL-ROUNDERS: JJ Smuts, Prenelan Subrayen, Jason Smith
BOWLERS: Mthiwekhaya Nabe, Daryn Dupavillon, Thando Ntini
The Dolphins will start as the favourites in this contest as they are coming fresh off a brilliant victory. Dolphins also finished at the top spot on the points table in their Pool A. On the other hand, the Warriors would also be eyeing to contribute with the best of their potentials in this game quite similarly as they performed in the group stage of the competition.
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 league stage 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)
Ruan de Swardt
For the Warriors, it will be really important to come up with a better effort both with the bat and ball in the final stage of the ongoing tournament. They have some really talented players in the squad who will be quite excited to give their very best. The likes of JJ Smuts, Lesiba Ngoepe and Matthew Breetzke will have to take the responsibility in the batting department and all of them have to perform well on regular basis. The trio of Mthiwekhaya Nabe, Glenton Stuurman and Tiaan van Vuuren will be their crucial bowlers.
For the Warriors, all-rounder JJ Smuts played a fine innings of 47 runs off 35 balls in the last match that comprised of 4 fours and 2 sixes. JJ Smuts has performed impressively well especially with the bat in the Twenty20 format over the years. He has scored more than 3000 runs that includes 17 fifties and 3 centuries. Smuts has also picked up 86 wickets at an economy of 6.89.
Warriors’ Wihan Lubbe can contribute excellently well both in the batting as well bowling department. He has done well in a short T20 career as an all-rounder in just 50 T20 matches. Wihan has scored nearly 1000 runs at a strike-rate of 137.27. He has smashed four half-centuries and one hundred in the shorter form of the game. He also has the ability to deliver with the ball picking 16 wickets at an economy of less than 7.
WAR Playing 11 (likely)
Tiaan van Vuuren
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 WAR 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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