MPR vs TUS Dream11 Prediction: In the eighth match of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season, the Mpumalanga Rhinos will be crossing the swords with the Tuskers on 28 September (Tuesday) at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein. This will be the second match on the entertaining double header day in the ongoing edition of the tournament and also the opening match in the ongoing edition of the competition for both these teams.
Both these teams, the Mpumalanga Rhinos and the Hollywoodbets Tuskers are placed in the Pool B of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season alongside ITEC Knights and Momentum Multiply Titans. This will be the first match for both these teams in the ongoing tournament and they would be hoping to play with the best of their abilities. They would want to start their campaign on a positive note.
This is the Pool B match in this CSA T20 Cup 2021-22 season where Mpumalanga Rhinos and Hollywoodbets Tuskers are placed alongside the ITEC Knights and the Momentum Multiply Titans. The Tuskers have always had the upper hand over the Mpumalanga Rhinos in the history of this tournament and they will now be hoping to continue their excellent record this year as well.
Fixture Name: Match 8, Mpumalanga Rhinos vs Hollywoodbets Tuskers
Competition: CSA T20 Cup
Date: 28 September
Time: 6 PM IST
Ground: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Pitch Report: The surface at the Mangaung Oval is expected to offer enough help to the batsmen and the bowlers. Things will be a little difficult for the bowlers as the batters will make merry in these brilliant conditions. The spinners will surely come into play as the game progresses. However, the captain winning the toss will choose to bowl first. The average first innings total will remain around the 150-160 mark.
Both these teams have a lot of quality and therefore, it will be a good deal to pick a mixed combination of players from either of the sides in your respective fantasy cricket teams. Things will be suitable for batting at this venue and thus, include as many batsmen to increase the winning chances. Cameron Delport, Yassar Cook, Alex Kok and Luke Schlemmer will be the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Rubin Hermann
BATSMEN: Cameron Delport, Luke Schlemmer, Yassar Cook
ALL-ROUNDERS: Alex Kok, Keith Dudgeon, Kyle Nipper
BOWLERS: Bamanye Xenxe, Kgaudise Molefe, Luvuyo Nkese, Mondli Khumalo
The Hollywoodbets Tuskers will definitely have the upper hand in this contest against the Mpumalanga Rhinos. Due to their impressive performance in the last edition of the CSA T20 Cup, the Tuskers are expected to win this match. On the other hand, the Mpumalanga Rhinos also have the side to surprise their opponents in this game and even come out as the winners.
For the Mpumalanga Rhinos, it will be really important to grab the momentum from the opening stages of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season both in the batting as well as bowling departments. The likes of Yassar Cook, Liam Peters, Rubin Hermann and Alex Kok will be the important clogs in the batting department and they will have to contribute collectively for the team to do well this year. On the other hand, Luvuyo Nkese, Bamanye Xenxe and Kgaudise Molefe will play a significant role with the ball.
For the Mpumalanga Rhinos, Alex Kok does not have a lot of experience playing the shortest format of the game but he will surely be a key player to watch out for in the ongoing edition of the tournament. While playing in just 3 T20 matches, he has an amazing strike-rate of 163.04. He has already registered two brilliant 90-plus scores in the longest format of the game for Mpumalanga Rhinos.
Mpumalanga Rhinos’ Yassar Cook is quite an experienced performer for his team in domestic cricket across different formats. He has scored more than 400 runs in his short T20 career. Cook has a highest score of 102 not out in the shortest format of the game and has smashed a fifty as well. He has also scored 90 runs in the last five matches.
MPR Playing 11 (likely)
The Tuskers will be hoping to maintain the consistency this season in the competition both with the bat and ball. The trio of Cameron Deport, Luke Schlemmer and Kyle Nipper will be their important batsmen and one of these players will want to play a big innings in this match. On the other hand, Mondli Khumalo, Kurtlyn Mannikam and Nduduzo Mfoza will lead the bowling attack for the Tuskers in this tournament.
For the Tuskers, opening batsman Cameron Delport will be an important player in the ongoing edition of the competition due to his amazing T20 record. He is quite an experienced player in the shortest version of the game and has played the sport in different conditions across the globe. The left-handed batter has scored more than 5000 runs in 251 T20 matches. He also has the ability to deliver with the ball picking 68 wickets at an economy of 8.10.
Tuskers’ will depend a lot on Keith Dudgeon in this tournament due to his excellent all-round capabilities. He has performed amazingly well with the ball in the last few matches in the previous season. Keith has an efficient economy rate of less than 8 in a very short T20 career. Although he has played a lot of first-class cricket and that is why, he can deliver well in the T20 format.
TUS 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 MPR vs TUS 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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