ECI vs LIM Dream 11 Prediction: The 14th match of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season is scheduled to be played between the Eastern Cape Iinyathi and the Limpopo Impalas on 4 October (Monday) at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley. This will be the second game in the entertaining double header day in the ongoing edition of the tournament and also just the first match for both these teams.
This will be the second match of the Pool D in the ongoing CSA T20 Cup 2021 season that comprises of teams like Rocks, Warriors, Eastern Cape Iinyathi and Limpopo Impalas. Both these teams witnessed quite similar fortunes in the last edition of the competition. The Eastern Cape Iinyathi performed really well in the previous season where they finished as the semi-finalists. On the other hand, the Limpopo Impalas also did well last year.
This is the opening match in the Pool D of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season that comprises of teams like Rocks, Warriors, Eastern Cape Iinyathi and Limpopo Impalas. 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 14, Eastern Cape Iinyathi vs Limpopo Impalas
Competition: CSA T20 Cup
Date: 4 October
Time: 6 PM IST
Ground: Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Pitch Report: The pitch and the conditions at the Diamond Oval will have enough assistance both for the batters and bowlers. There will be good amount of bounce available on the track which will support a competitive contest between the bat and ball. The dew factor will come into play as the game progresses and thus, chasing will be easier. The par score will once again remain around the 150-160 mark.
The Eastern Cape Iinyathi are surely better team in this contest as they finished as the semi-finalists in the last season and thus, it will be a good move to pick more of ECI players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. It will also be a calculative decision to include more of batters in order to increase the chances of winning grand league contests. The likes of Clayton Bosch, Malcolm Nofal, Joshua Van Heerden and Marco Marais will be the must pick players.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Mncedisi Malika
BATSMEN: Joshua Van Heerden, Khaif Patel, Marco Marais, Thomas Hobson
ALL-ROUNDERS: Clayton Bosch, Jason Niemand, Malcolm Nofal
BOWLERS: Don Radebe, Sithembile Langa, Thandolwethu Mnyaka
The Eastern Cape Iinyathi is surely expected to have the upper hand in this contest as they reached the semi-finals in the previous edition of the CSA T20 Cup. Eastern Cape Iinyathi will be the favourites in this match. On the other hand, the Limpopo Impalas also have the potential to surprise their opponents in this exciting game and they will be eyeing to grab the winning momentum.
For the Eastern Cape Iinyathi, it will be really important to perform well once again both in the batting as well as bowling departments just like they did in the previous edition of the competition. The likes of Joshua Van Heerden, Marco Marais, Clayton Bosch and Jason Niemand will be the main clogs in the batting department this season as well. On the other hand, Thandolwethu Mnyaka, Nqaba Peter and Phaphama Fojela will form part of the bowling attack.
For the Eastern Cape Iinyathi, Clayton Bosch will be a key player to watch out for in this CSA T20 Cup 2021 season both with the bat and ball. Although, he has not played a lot of T20 cricket, but he has done well in first-class cricket and 50-overs format. Alongside, his brilliant abilities with the bat, Clayton can also contribute with the ball as he has an economy of less than 8.
Eastern Cape Iinyathi will depend a lot of Joshua Van Heerden to come good in the batting department. He has been in an excellent form in the longest format of the game during the last few games. Joshua also played a brilliant unbeaten innings of 61 runs during the previous edition of the tournament. In just 8 innings, he has smashed 168 runs at an average of 24.
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ECI Playing 11 (likely)
Joshua van Heerden
The Limpopo Impalas will be eyeing to contribute their very best of abilities both with the bat and ball in this ongoing competition. The trio of Khaif Patel, Thomas Hobson and Malcolm Nofal will have to play a significant role in the batting department and one of them will be hopeful to contribute with a big innings in this match. On the other end, the likes of Don Radebe, Sithembile Langa and Juandre Scheepers will be important with the ball.
Limpopo Impalas all-rounder Malcolm Nofal is a really talented performer in the domestic circuit both with the bat and ball. Malcolm has done well in first-class cricket scoring close to 1000 runs and has not played a lot of matches in the shortest format of the game. He has a career best of 56 not out in the Twenty20 format and will surely be eyeing to play with the best of their potentials in this CSA T20 Cup 2021.
For the Limpopo Impalas, Khaif Patel will be an important player for his side in this CSA T20 Cup 2021 season. Khaif Patel has performed really well both with the bat and ball in the last five matches across different formats. He has scored a total of 72 runs with the bat in the recent while. Khaif has also been in an amazing form with the ball picking as many as 8 wickets in the last 5 games.
LIM Playing 11 (likely)
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 ECI vs LIM 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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