Johannesburg, December 09 at 02:30 PM IST
Jozi Stars and Paarl Rocks will come head to head for the second time at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on Sunday noon. In the first encounter, Jozi Stars thrashed Paarl Rocks by 60 runs at their home. It will be interesting to watch both the teams coming face to face once again.
With five wins out of eight games, Jozi Stars are placed second in the points table and would be eyeing to secure a place in the next round with another win.
Paarl Rocks are struggling at fourth spot with three wins out of eight encounters. They have faced two consecutive defeats against Tshwane Spartans by 4 wickets and Cape Town Blitz by 6 wickets and would be desperate to return to winnings ways.
Jozi Stars and Parl Rocks first met at Boland Park, Paarl where Jozi Stars turned out to be the winner by 60 runs. Put into bat, Paarl Rocks posted a massive total of 209-2 in the allotted overs, courtesy Ryan Rickelton (91 of 59) and R van der Dussen (78 of 49).
In response, Paarl Rocks got bundled out for mere 149-10, falling short by 60 runs. Simon Harmer and Eddie Leie shared three wickets each for Jozi Stars while D Olivier and Beuran Hendricks returned with two wickets apiece.
The probable JOZ vs PR playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: Mangaliso Mosehle
Batsmen: Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Cameron Delport, Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram
All-rounder: Dwayne Bravo, David Wiese
Bowlers: Dane Paterson, Tabraiz Shamsi, Bjorn Fortuin, Tshepo Moreki
Wicketkeeper: Dane Vilas (c )
Batsmen: Chris Gayle, Ryan Rickelton, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen
All-rounder: Dwaine Pretorius, Daniel Christian, Simon Harmer, Nono Pongolo
Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Duanne Olivier
Paarl Rocks- Faf du Plessis (c), Bjorn Fortuin, Dwayne Bravo, Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), Grant Thomson, Tshepo Moreki, Aiden Markram, Dane Paterson, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Michael Klinger, David Wiese, Cameron Delport, Tabraiz Shamsi, Patrick Kruger, Eathan Bosch, Henry Davids, Kerwin Mungroo
Jozi Stars- Rassie van der Dussen, Dane Vilas (c & wk), Calvin Savage, Chris Gayle, Daniel Christian, Nono Pongolo, Dwaine Pretorius, Beuran Hendricks, Simon Harmer, Kagiso Rabada, Eddie Leie, Petrus van Biljon, Duanne Olivier, Shimane Alfred Mothoa, Ryan Rickelton, Reeza Hendricks, Sinethemba Qeshile
Fantasy picks from Jozi Stars
RR Hendricks – 354 runs in 6 innings || R van der Dussen – 231 runs in 8 innings || R Rickelton – 200 runs in 7 innings
D Olivier – 13 wickets in 6 innings || K Rabada – 11 wickets in 6 innings || S Harmer – 10 wickets in 7 innings
Fantasy picks from Paarl Rocks
Faf du Plessis- 251 runs in 6 innings || A Markram – 139 runs in 6 innings || V Van Jaarsveld – 120 runs in 8 innings
B Fortuin – 9 wickets in 8 innings || T Shamshi – 8 wickets in 6 innings || Dane Patterson – 8 wickets in 8 innings
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