ES vs SA-U19 Dream11 Prediction: In the Match 20 of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season, the Eastern Storm will be locking horns with the South Africa Under 19 team at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on 8 October (Friday). 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 season.
This is the Pool C fixture in the ongoing edition of the tournament that includes Eastern Storm, South Africa Under 19, Dolphins and North West Dragons. It will be a great opportunity for both the Eastern Storm and the South Africa Under 19 teams to start their CSA T20 Cup 2021 campaigns on a positive note. This will also be the final stage matches in this tournament before the start of knockouts.
This is the second 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 important 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 20, Eastern Storm vs South Africa Under 19
Competition: CSA T20 Cup
Date: 8 October
Time: 6 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 Eastern Storm and South Africa Under 19 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 Liam Alder, Matthew Arnold, Jade Smith and Grant Thomson remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Sizwe Masondo
BATTERS: Ethan Cunningham, Grant Thomson, Jade Smith, Wesley Coulentianos
ALL-ROUNDERS: Liam Alder, Matthew Arnold, Michael Copeland
BOWLERS: Aphiwe Mnyanda, Clayton August, Khwezi Gumede
The Eastern Storm will surely have the upper hand in this match due to their players being much more experienced as compared to the opposition. Therefore, the Eastern Storm are likely to win this game. On the other hand, it will also be a big chance for the South Africa Under 19 to put up a strong show in this match both in the batting and bowling department.
For the Eastern Storm, it will be really important to perform well both in the batting as well as bowling department right from their starting matches in this CSA T20 Cup 2021 season. The likes of Grant Thomson, Matthew Arnold, Wesley Coulentianos and Gionne Koopman will be their mainstays in the batting department. On the other hand, the trio of Clayton August, Khwezi Gumede and Armand Erasmus will form part of the bowling attack.
Eastern Storm’s all-rounder Matthew Arnold has performed decently well both in the batting as well as bowling departments so far in the shortest format of the game. He has scored as many as 334 runs while playing in 27 matches at an impressive strike-rate of 122.34. Matthew Arnold has also smashed two fifty-plus scores. He has taken 33 wickets at an economy of 7.13 in T20 cricket.
For the Eastern Storm, Grant Thomson will be a key player to watch out for in this ongoing competition. He has fine capabilities to deliver immensely well both with the bat and ball. Grant Thomson has smashed more than 900 runs in the Twenty20 format at a brilliant strike-rate of 127.62. He has also picked up 21 wickets at an impressive economy rate of 7.49.
ES Playing 11 (likely)
South Africa Under 19 will be quite excited to do well both with the bat and ball in this T20 competition. The team will depend a lot on the likes of Jade Smith, Liam Alder, Michael Copeland and Ethan Cunningham to play a significant role in the batting department and all of these players will be hoping to contribute with the best of their abilities. The likes of Aphiwe Mnyanda, Andile Simelane, Asakhe Tsaka and Joshua Stephenson will be the key with the ball.
For the South Africa Under 19 team, Liam Alder has performed impressively well with the ball in the recent while. Liam has taken a total of 11 wickets in the last five matches at an excellent economy rate. He can also deliver well with the bat having scored 60 runs in the last four innings. This CSA T20 Cup 2021 season will be a big opportunity for him to prove his potential at this level of the game.
South Africa Under 19 batter Jade Smith will be an important performer to watch out for in the ongoing edition of the tournament. He has also been in a fine form in the domestic circuit across different formats of the game. Jade Smith has smacked a total of 148 runs in the last 5 matches that includes a best of 76.
SA-U19 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 ES vs SA-U19 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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