NMG vs CTB Dream11: After a two-day break, the Mzansi Super League 2.0 is back with match no 11 which will be played between Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Capetown Blitz at the St George's Park in Port Elizabeth.
So far, it has been a rain-affected competition with as many as three matches out of 10 getting abandoned due to rain.
The Bay Giants have also been at the receiving end of a rain abandoned game which can trouble their calculations later in the tournament.
If we talk about the current scenario of the points table, the Bay Giants who are yet to be defeated stand tall at the second position with 2 wins from 3 games, whereas, the Capetown Blitz with 3 wins from 4 games are placed at the prime position.
Here, we have come up with the team news, possible playing elevens and Fantasy picks for NMG vs CTB Dream11 today match Prediction.
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth, 20th November at 09:00 PM IST
Total Played: 02
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants won- 00
Capetown Blitz won- 01
No Result: 01
Capetown Blitz- WLWW
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants- LWNRW
The team is full-fledged as the players who were unavailable for the first few games have joined the squad.
Injuries: No injury updates.
Unavailable: Moeen Ali is no more available in this tournament.
Probable combination: Quinton de Kock and Janneman Malan will open the innings for Capetown Blitz followed by M Ackerman, Liam Livingstone and Asif Ali.
In the bowling department, the responsibility would be shared between Sisanda Magala, Dale Steyn and Anrich Nortje.
Capetown Blitz Playing 11- (Expected)
Wahab Riaz, Asif Ali, Dale Steyn, Janneman Malan, Liam Livingstone, Anrich Nortje, Marques Ackerman, Sisanda Magala, George Linde, Gregory Mahlokwana, Quinton de Kock.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
Grant Thompson was dropped in the last game and is expected to remain sidelined for this game as well.
Injuries: No injury updates.
Team combination: Jason Roy and Matthew Breetzke will open the innings followed by JJ Smuts and Ben Dunk. The likes of Imran Tahir, Junior Dala and Chris Morris will be the lynchpin in the bowling department.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Playing 11- (Expected)
Imran Tahir, JJ Smuts, Heino Kuhn, Jason Roy, Nandre Burger, Onke Nyaku, Chris Morris, Junior Dala, Ben Dunk, Farhaan Behardien, Matthew Breetzke.
Jon-Jon Smuts (c), Imran Tahir, Jason Roy, Chris Morris, Junior Dala, Farhaan Behardien, Beuran Hendricks, Matthew Breetzke, Onke Nyaku, Ben Dunk, Heino Kuhn, Marco Marais, Grant Thomson, Akhona Mnyaka, Nandre Burger.
Quinton de Kock (c), Marques Ackerman, Aviwe Mgijima, Liam Livingstone, Sisanda Magala, George Linde, Anrich Nortje, Gregory Mahlokwana, Dale Steyn, Moeen Ali, Janneman Malan, Mohammad Nawaz, Khwezi Gumede, Vernon Philander, David Bedingham.
Players to watch-out:
Quinton de Kock: So far from 4 matches, de Kock has managed 107 runs. Careerwise, he has 5174 runs to his name from 167 innings.
Asif Ali: From just 2 innings he has scored 54 runs at a heavy strike-rate of 150. Going by his hitting abilities, he has managed 2812 runs from 132 T20 innings at a staggering strike-rate of 149.01.
Dale Steyn: The veteran has so far scalped 6 wickets from 4 matches. From 205 T20s he has managed 273 wickets against his name.
Imran Tahir: With tons of experience in the shortest format, he has so far managed 4 wickets from 3 matches. From a total of 274 matches, he has picked up 342 wickets.
Jason Roy: The English dasher showed some glimpse of his prowess in the last game against Jozi Stars when he scored 31 off just 12 deliveries. From 190 innings in T20s, he has managed 4973 runs at a strike-rate of 146.08.
Chris Morris: The tall and lanky all-rounder has scalped 4 wickets so far and played an innings of 20 runs. If we talk about his T20 career, from 185 matches he has scalped 231 wickets and has scored 1516 runs from 116 runs.
Wicket-keeper: Q de Kock
Batsmen: J Roy, Asif Ali, J Malan, M Ackerman
All-rounders: C Morris, F Behardien, G Linde
Bowlers: I Tahir, J Dala, D Steyn
Captain/vice-captain choices: Q de Kock, Asif Ali, Janneman Malan, C Morris, D Steyn,
Fantasy Tip: This is definitely going to be an intriguing battle between the two sides as one is leading the points table, whereas, the other one is yet to be defeated. We still think the Capetown Blitz have a slight advantage over the Bay Giants.
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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The Fantasy teams which we have Provided here of NMG vs CTB Dream11 is best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.
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