ROC vs NWD Dream11 Prediction: The Quarter Final 4 of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season is scheduled to be played between the Rocks and the North West Districts at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on 20 October (Wednesday). This is the second match in the exciting double header day of the tournament and the winning team will directly qualify for the semi-finals.
Both these teams are coming into this important match after performing really well throughout the group stage of the tournament. The Rocks delivered a fabulous performance in the league stage of the competition as they won all of their three matches and ended at the top spot on the points table in Pool D. On the other hand, the North West Districts managed to win two out of their three games in the tournament.
This is the final stage of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season and the top two teams from each of Pool A, Pool B, Pool C and Pool D have qualified for the quarter finals. It will be very much crucial for both these teams to play with the best of their abilities from the penultimate stage of this competition. They also have some really talented players in their respective line-ups.
Fixture Name: Quarter Final 4, Rocks vs North West Districts
Competition: CSA T20 Cup
Date: 20 October
Time: 6 PM IST
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.
It will be a good move to pick a mixed combination of both Rocks 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 Janneman Malan, Clyde Fortuin, Eben Botha and Senuran Muthusamy remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Eben Botha, Clyde Fortuin
BATTERS: Janneman Malan, Christiaan Jonker, Wesley Marshall
ALL-ROUNDERS: Senuran Muthusamy, Shaun von Berg
BOWLERS: Eldred Hawken, Ziyaad Abrahams, Caleb Seleka, Zakhele Qwabe
The North West Districts will surely have the upper hand in this match due to their players being much more experienced as compared to the opposition. Therefore, the North West Districts are likely to win this game. On the other hand, it will also be a big chance for the Rocks 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.
The Rocks will surely be hoping to come up with similar performance both in the batting as well as bowling departments just like they did in the first two matches. They have some experienced campaigners like Janneman Malan and Pieter Malan in the batting department alongside Christiaan Jonker and Clyde Fortuin. On the other hand, the trio of Ferisco Adams, Ziyaad Abrahams and Siyabonga Mahima will be the key with the ball.
For the Rocks, opening batsman Janneman Malan will surely be a key player to watch out for due to his brilliant performance at the international level in the recent few months. Malan is quite an experienced performer in the South African domestic circuit and has played the game in some challenging conditions. He has racked up seven fifties and two centuries in his T20 career so far at an impressive strike-rate of 135.89.
Rocks’ middle-order batter Clyde Fortuin delivered a remarkable match-winning performance against the Warriors. He composed a sensational unbeaten innings of 104 runs off just 63 balls that included 11 fours and 4 sixes. Fortuin has scored 2 fifties and one century in the shorter form of the game and has played just 45 T20 matches. The right-handed batter has scored nearly 600 runs in T20 cricket and will be looking to give his best here as well.
ROC Playing 11 (likely)
Shaun von Berg
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.
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.
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.
NWD 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 ROC 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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