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| On Oct 21, 2021 3:03 PM IST

KTS vs NWD Dream 11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details

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KTS vs NWD Dream11 Prediction: In the second semi-final of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season, the ITEC Knights will be taking on the North West Dragons at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on 21 October (Thursday). While talking about the standings of these two teams in the group stage of the tournament, the ITEC Knights finished at the top position in Pool B while the North West Dragons occupied the second slot in the Pool C.

KTS vs NWD Dream 11 Prediction

Both these sides have reached this semis after having performed impressively well throughout the entire league stage of the competition. The ITEC Knights firstly finished at the topmost spot in the Pool B standings and then registered an amazing win over the Western Province in the second quarter final. On the other hand, the North West Dragons got the better of Rocks in the fourth quarter final.

KTS vs NWD Match Details

This is the final stage of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season and after just a few matches, the winners of this competition will be unveiled. Both these sides have performed impressively well throughout the entire league stage and their respective quarter final encounters to qualify for the semis. The North West Dragons have won three matches this season while Knights have won 4 games so far.

Fixture Name: Semi-Final 2, Knights vs North West Districts

Competition: CSA T20 Cup

Date: 21 October

Time: 6 PM IST

KTS vs NWD Ground Details

Ground: Diamond Oval, Kimberley

Pitch Report: 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, it will be a safe option to win the toss and opt to bowl first. The average first innings total will once again remain around the 150-160 mark.

KTS vs NWD Dream 11 Team Prediction

It will be a calculative move to pick a mixed combination of both Knights and North West Districts 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 Farhaan Behardien, Rilee Rossouw, Eben Botha and Senuran Muthusamy remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Eben Botha
BATTERS: Wesley Marshall, Rilee Rossouw, Farhaan Behardien
ALL-ROUNDERS: Senuran Muthusamy, Migael Pretorius, Jacques Snyman
BOWLERS: Eldred Hawken, Duan Jansen, Gerald Coetzee, Alfred Mothoa

KTS vs NWD Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

The Knights will surely have the upper hand in this match due to their players being much more experienced as compared to the opposition. Therefore, the Knights are likely to win this game. On the other hand, it will also be a big chance for the North West Dragons to continue their superb form as they did in the league stage and would be keen to qualify for the semis in the ongoing edition of the tournament.

KTS Top Picks

The ITEC Knights will be very much hopeful to continue the good work both in the batting as well as bowling departments. The likes of Farhaan Behardien, Rilee Rossouw, Petrus van Biljon and Jacques Snyman will be expected to play well and take some responsibility in the batting department. On the other hand, Migael Pretorius, Gerald Coetzee and Mbulelo Budaza will be the key with the ball.

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Rilee Rossouw

For the ITEC Knights, left-handed batsman Rilee Rossouw played a brilliant unbeaten innings of 73 runs off 51 balls that included 7 fours and 1 six in the previous game against Titans. He is quite an experienced performer when it comes to the shortest format of the game as he plays T20 cricket across the globe in different conditions. The southpaw batter has composed more than 5000 runs in a total of 220 T20 matches at a strike-rate of 136.29.

Name Matches Runs Strike-Rate
Rilee Rossouw 221 5312 138

Farhaan Behardien

ITEC Knights’ Farhaan Behardien scored an amazing cameo of 23 runs off 19 balls in the opening match. The right-handed middle-order batsman has scored more than 3000 runs at a strike-rate of 132.22. He has also smashed a total of 11 half-centuries in the shortest version of the game. Farhaan Behardien will now once again be an important performer in this match for the Knights.

Name Matches Runs Strike-Rate
Farhan Behardien 187 3322 133

 


KTS News

  • There are no injury issues in the Knights camp.
  • They are likely to pick the same winning combination.
  • Petrus van Biljon will captain the side.
  • Wandile Makwetu will be the wicket-keeper.
  • The likes of Farhaan Behardien, Rilee Rossouw, Petrus van Biljon and Jacques Snyman will be their main batsmen.
  • Migael Pretorius, Gerald Coetzee and Mbulelo Budaza will be their mainstays with the ball.

KTS Playing 11 (likely)
Petrus van Biljon
Rilee Rossouw
Farhaan Behardien
Jacques Snyman
Nealan van Heerden
Wandile Makwetu
Migael Pretorius
Gerald Coetzee
Gregory Mahlokwana
Mbulelo Budaza
Matthew Kleinveldt

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NWD Top Picks

For the North West Dragons, it will be really important to grab the momentum right from the start of this CSA T20 Cup 2021 season both in the batting as well as bowling department. The trio of Eben Botha, Senuran Muthusamy and Wesley Marshall will have to take that extra responsibility in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Eldred Hawken, Lwandiswa Zuma and Caleb Seleka will be playing a significant role with the ball.

Senuran Muthusamy

For the North West Dragons, Senuran Muthusamy will be a key performer in the ongoing edition of the tournament due to his amazing abilities both with the bat and ball. He has taken a total of 10 wickets in the last 4 competitive matches. Muthusamy has notched up more than 500 runs in the shortest format of the game that includes as many as three fifty-plus scores. He has also taken 24 wickets at an economy of 6.02.

Name Matches Runs Wickets
Senuran Muthusamy 30 530 24

Eben Botha

North West Dragons opening batter Eben Botha looked in a fine touch in the opening encounter against Dolphins. He contributed with an amazing cameo knock of 41 runs off only 17 balls that included 6 fours and 2 sixes. This was his first-ever T20 match, however, he has played a decent amount of first-class and List A games. Eben Botha has a brilliant List A record with an average of nearly 45.

Name Matches Runs Average
Eben Botha 7 313 44.71

NWD News

  • There are no injury issues for the North West Dragons.
  • They are likely to retain the same playing combination.
  • Senuran Muthusamy will be the captain.
  • Jason Oakes will keep the wickets.
  • The trio of Eben Botha, Senuran Muthusamy and Wesley Marshall will have to take that extra responsibility in the batting department.
  • The likes of Eldred Hawken, Lwandiswa Zuma and Caleb Seleka will be playing a significant role with the ball.

NWD Playing 11 (likely)
Lesego Senokwane
Wesley Marshall
Eben Botha
Shaylen Pillay
Jason Oakes
Heinrich Pieterse
Senuran Muthusamy
Eldred Hawken
Caleb Seleka
Lwandiswa Zuma
Chad Classen

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Watch KTS vs NWD Live Score And Streaming

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 KTS vs NWD match.

List of Channels to watch KTS vs NWD 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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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.

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