SA-U19 vs NWD Dream11 Prediction: The 21st match of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season is scheduled to be played between the South Africa Under 19 team and the North West Dragons at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on 9 October (Saturday). This will be the first game in the entertaining double header day in the ongoing edition of the tournament and also just the second game for both these teams.
Both these sides are coming into this match very much low on confidence as they have suffered disappointing losses in their previous outings. The South Africa Under 19 side did not get off to the best of starts in the ongoing tournament as they witnessed an 8-wicket loss against Eastern Storm in their first match. On the other hand, the North West Dragons too lost their opening game against Dolphins by a convincing margin of 8 wickets.
This is the third match of the Pool C in this CSA T20 Cup 2021 season that comprises of four teams namely Dolphins, North West Dragons, Eastern Storm and South Africa Under 19. It will be really crucial for both these sides to play with the best of their abilities from the opening stages of this competition. They also have some really talented players in their respective line-ups.
Fixture Name: Match 21, South Africa Under 19 vs North West Dragons
Competition: CSA T20 Cup
Date: 9 October
Time: 1:30 PM IST
Ground: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Pitch Report: The pitch and the conditions at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein have been the best for batting in this tournament so far. The bowlers need to maintain their line and lengths to be in the game. The par score will remain around 160-170 with the dew factor coming into play as the game progresses. Therefore, the captain winning the toss should opt to bowl first.
It will be a good move to pick a mixed combination of both South Africa Under 19 and North Western Dragons players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. It will be a good decision to include more of batters and all-rounders to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Wesley Marshall, Dewald Brevis, Senuran Muthusamy and Eben Botha remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Kaden Solomons, Jason Oakes
BATTERS: Wesley Marshall, Dewald Brevis, Eben Botha, Jade Smith
ALL-ROUNDERS: Senuran Muthusamy, Liam Alder
BOWLERS: Eldred Hawken, Andile Simelane, Lwandiswa Zuma
The North West Dragons will start as the favourites to win this match against South Africa Under 19. North West Dragons have some really good players both in the batting as well as bowling departments. On the other hand, South Africa Under 19 also showed great amount of application in their opening match of the tournament and will be eyeing to pick up their first win this season.
South Africa Under 19 will be quite excited to do well both with the bat and ball in this T20 competition. The team will depend a lot on the likes of Jade Smith, Liam Alder, Michael Copeland and Ethan Cunningham to play a significant role in the batting department and all of these players will be hoping to contribute with the best of their abilities. The likes of Aphiwe Mnyanda, Andile Simelane, Asakhe Tsaka and Joshua Stephenson will be the key with the ball.
For the South Africa Under 19 team, Liam Alder has performed impressively well with the ball in the recent while. Liam has taken a total of 11 wickets in the last five matches at an excellent economy rate. He can also deliver well with the bat having scored 60 runs in the last four innings. This CSA T20 Cup 2021 season will be a big opportunity for him to prove his potential at this level of the game.
South Africa Under 19 batter Jade Smith will be an important performer to watch out for in the ongoing edition of the tournament. He has also been in a fine form in the domestic circuit across different formats of the game. Jade Smith has smacked a total of 148 runs in the last 5 matches that includes a best of 76.
SA-U19 Playing 11 (likely)
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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 SA-U19 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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