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JOZ vs NMG Dream11 Match Prediction | Mzansi Super League Playing11, Squads, Fantasy Team News

Jozi Stars  vs Nelson Mandela Giants | 8th Match | Mzansi Super League 2019

JOZ vs NMG Dream11 Match Prediction: The reigning champions Jozi Stars are still searching for their maiden win of the tournament. In three games played so far, they have three defeats – one against NMG and two against Cape Town Blitz. So, will they be able to break the jinx against NMG and open their account? The clash will start at 04:00 PM in the evening.

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, on the other hand, is comfortably sitting at second spot with one win and one no result in two games so far. Their last encounter against Tshwane Spartans ended in no result after rain played spoilsport.

Previous meeting:

NMG (167/7) beat Jozi Stars (143/5) by 24 runs at St George's Park

Match details:

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Jozi Stars – 8th Match | MSL 2019

New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

November 16, Saturday at 04:00 PM IST

Pitch Report:

The New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg is a high scoring venue with the average first innings score 160+. While seam bowlers can get some early help it is a good wicket to bat on with the small dimensions of the ground. The weather forecasts a bright and sunny day.

Venue Stats:

Avg 1st inn score: 164

Avg 2nd inn score: 151

Highest Total: 236/6 (19.2 Ov) by WI vs RSA

Lowest Total: 105/10 (19.4 Ov) by SLW vs RSAW

JOZ vs NMG Team News

Jozi Stars-


  • Shoaib Malik will make his debut at the place of Chris Gayle later in the month

Team combination:

  • An out of form C Gayle and in-form R Hendricks will pair up again to open the innings
  • Skipper Temba Bavuma will follow alongwith out of colour Rassie van der Dussen
  • Ryan Rickelton and D Christian will do the late hittings
  • Kagiso Rabada will open the attack alongside Lizard Williams, G Coetzee, Simon Harmer and A Phangiso


  • Chris Gayle and Rassie van der Dussen

Probable Playing11-

Chris Gayle, Ryan Rickelton (WK), Simon Harmer, Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma (C), Rassie van der Dussen, Daniel Christian, Kagiso Rabada, Aaron Phangiso, Gerald Coetzee, Duanne Olivier

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants-


  • No updates until now

Team combination:

  • Jason Roy, M Breeztke and JJ Smuts will form the top order
  • Ben Dunk, Farhaan Behardien and C Morris will form the middle order
  • Junior Dala will lead the attack alongside N Burger, Imran Tahir and O Nyaku

Possible changes

  • There seems no need for a change

Probable Playing11-

Jason Roy, Chris Morris,  Imran Tahir, Nandre Burger, Matthew Breetzke, JJ Smuts (C), Ben Dunk (WK), Heino Kuhn, Farhaan Behardien, Onke Nyaku, Junior Dala

JOZ vs NMG Squads

Jozi Stars-

Duanne Olivier, Simon Harmer, Aaron Phangiso, Lizaad Williams, Temba Bavuma, Ryan Rickelton, Nono Pongolo, Eathan Bosch, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Gayle, Rassie van der Dussen, Reeza Hendricks, Daniel Christian, Sinethemba Qeshile, Delano Potgieter.

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants-

Grant Thomson, Nandre Burger, Beuran Hendricks, Akhona Mnyaka, Jason Roy, Matthew Breetzke, JJ Smuts(c), Ben Dunk(w), Heino Kuhn, Farhaan Behardien, Chris Morris, Onke Nyaku, Junior Dala, Imran Tahir, Marco Marais, Dyllan Matthews

JOZ vs NMG Dream11 Fantasy Picks

Fantasy picks from Jozi Stars-

Best players from the tournament so far:

  • Reeza Hendricks & Rassie van der Dussen were the leading run-getters in the last season scoring 400+ runs each. van der Dussen has looked off-colour managing just 48 runs in 3 innings so far
  • Hendricks has continued his form with two fifties in three innings and has scored 155 runs in3 innings at an average of 51.00
  • Temba Bavuma is another in-form batter in the side scoring 133 runs in 3 innings at an average of 44.33
  • Kagiso Rabada and D Oliver were the leading wicket-taker with 13 and 20 scalps in the last season. Rabada has picked 3 scalps in 3 games so far.
  • Simon Harmer has picked 4 scalps in 3 games so far and is the leading wicket-taker for the side

Power Picks:

  • Reeza Hendricks & Temba Bavuma

Fantasy picks from Nelson Mandela Bay Giants-

Best players from the tournament so far:

  • Farhaan Behradien & H Kuhn showed characters in the opening game against Stars scoring 48 and 47 runs respectively. Berhardien has scored 3186 runs in 146 T20 innings and has a wealthy experience in the shortest format
  • Jason Roy failed in the first game but has scored 743 runs from 32 T20Is innings
  • Junior Dala & Chris Morris picked 3 scalps each and will be key once again

Power picks:

  • Jason Roy & F Behardien

JOZ vs NMG Dream11 Fantasy Team

Who will win: Nelson Mandela Bay Giants are likely to double over Jozi Stars

Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

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