ROC vs WAR Dream11 Prediction: In the Match 13 of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season, the Rocks will be taking on the Warriors at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on 4 October (Monday). This will be the first match on the exciting double header day in the ongoing edition of the tournament and just the first match for both these teams.
This will be the first match of the Pool D in the ongoing CSA T20 Cup 2021 season that comprises of teams like Rocks, Warriors, Eastern Cape Iinyathi and Limpopo Impalas. The Rocks did not had the best of tournaments in the last edition of the competition, however, they have a really good squad in this season and will be eyeing to perform well this year. On the other hand, the Warriors are quite an experienced team in the history of the CSA T20 Challenge.
This is the opening match in the Pool D of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season that comprises of teams like Rocks, Warriors, Eastern Cape Iinyathi and Limpopo Impalas. Both these teams would be now hoping to do well on a regular basis further in the crucial stage of this tournament. The Warriors have always had the upper hand against the Rocks in the CSA T20 Challenge history.
Fixture Name: Match 13, Rocks vs Warriors
Competition: CSA T20 Cup
Date: 4 October
Time: 1:30 PM IST
Ground: Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Pitch Report: The Diamond Oval will once again offer a competitive pitch as seen in the previous two games. There will be enough help both for the batsmen and bowlers on this wicket and it will be interesting to see the behaviour of the track. The dew factor will come into play as the game progresses and thus, chasing will be easier. The average first innings total will remain around the 150-160 mark.
The Warriors are surely looking as the better side in this contest and therefore, picking more of WAR players will be a brilliant move from the fantasy cricket point of view. It will also be important to include as many all-rounders and batsmen to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Janneman Malan, Pieter Malan, JJ Smuts and Wihan Lubbe will be the must pick players in this game.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Matthew Breetzke
BATSMEN: Janneman Malan, Pieter Malan, Lesiba Ngoepe
ALL-ROUNDERS: JJ Smuts, Shaun von Berg, Wihan Lubbe
BOWLERS: Glenton Stuurman, Mthiwekhaya Nabe, Zakhele Qwabe, Ziyaad Abrahams
The Warriors will surely start as the favourites in this match due to their brilliant performance in the last edition of the T20 tournament. They also have some really talented players who are keen to perform at this level. On the other hand, the Rocks also have the ability to pose a tough challenge in this exciting contest and they can too emerge as the winners in this game.
The Rocks will surely be hoping to come up with an improved performance both in the batting as well as bowling departments this year in the CSA T20 Challenge. They have some experienced campaigners like Janneman Malan and Pieter Malan in the batting department alongside Christiaan Jonker and Shaun von Berg. On the other hand, the trio of Zakhele Qwabe, Ziyaad Abrahams and Achille Cloete will be crucial 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’ all-rounder Shaun von Berg has been really effective both with the bat and ball so far in T20 cricket. He has played a lot of first-class games and has also performed really well both in the batting and bowling departments. However, he specializes as a leg-spin bowler taking nearly 50 wickets in the shortest format of the game. Shaun von Berg will now be aiming to contribute with the best of his abilities in this tournament.
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ROC Playing 11 (likely)
Shaun von Berg
For the Warriors, it will be really important to grab the momentum both with the bat and ball from the start of the ongoing tournament. They have some really talented players in the squad who will be quite excited to give their very best. The likes of JJ Smuts, Rudi Second, Lesiba Ngoepe and Matthew Breetzke will have to take the responsibility in the batting department and all of them have to perform well on regular basis. The trio of Mthiwekhaya Nabe, Glenton Stuurman and Tiaan van Vuuren will be their crucial bowlers.
For the Warriors, all-rounder JJ Smuts will surely be an important performer in this competition due to his sensational abilities both with the bat and ball. JJ Smuts has performed impressively well especially with the bat in the Twenty20 format over the years. He has scored more than 3000 runs that includes 17 fifties and 3 centuries. Smuts has also picked up 86 wickets at an economy of 6.89.
Warriors’ Wihan Lubbe can contribute excellently well both in the batting as well bowling department. He has done well in a short T20 career as an all-rounder in just 50 T20 matches. Wihan has scored nearly 1000 runs at a strike-rate of 137.27. He has smashed four half-centuries and one hundred in the shorter form of the game. He also has the ability to deliver with the ball picking 16 wickets at an economy of less than 7.
WAR Playing 11 (likely)
Tiaan van Vuuren
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 WAR 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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