TST vs NMG Dream11: After a 2-day break, the Mzansi Super League 2.0 is back with match no 5 which will be played between Tshwane Spartans and Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at the Supersport Park in Centurion.
This would be the second match for Tshwane Spartans in the MSL 2019 as their first match was abandoned against Durban Heats on November 09th at the Kingsmead in Durban due to heavy rain.
Meanwhile, the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants are coming into this encounter on the back of a win over the Jozi Stars by 24 runs. They would be looking for their second win on the trot here and claim the table-top position as of now.
Here, we have come up with the team news, possible playing elevens and Fantasy picks for TST vs NMG Dream11 today match prediction.
Supersport Park, Centurion, 13th November at 09:00 PM IST
Total Played: 02
Tshwane Spartans won- 01
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants won- 01
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants- LWWWL
Tshwane Spartans- LWLLW
This is considered as one of the fastest tracks in South Africa where the ball carries to the wicket-keeper very nicely. The batsmen take some time to settle down but it is the pacers who make the most of the surface.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
After a convincing win in the opening encounter, no changes are expected to take place.
Injuries: No injury updates.
Team composition: No changes in the eleven are expected to take place.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Playing 11- (Expected)
Jason Roy, Imran Tahir, JJ Smuts, Ben Dunk, Farhaan Behardien, Chris Morris, Heino Kuhn, Onke Nyaku, Junior Dala, Matthew Breetzke, Nandre Burger.
Wicket-keeper batsman Heinrich Klaasen will be leading the Spartans.
There’s no confirmed news about Tom Curran whether he is available for selection or not.
Injuries: No injury updates.
Team combination: Dean Elgar and Vaughan van Jaarsveld will open the innings for Tshwane Spartans. The likes of Theunis de Bruyn, Ab de Villiers and Heinrich Klaasen will be the other responsible batters in the side.
Lungi Ngidi and Morne Morkel were seen in the practice drills for Tshwane Spartans and are expected to feature here.
Tshwane Spartans Playing 11- (Expected)
H Klaasen, Ab de Villiers, Dean Elgar, Theunis de Bruyn, Vaughan van Jaarsveld, Wiaan Mulder, Roelof van der Merwe, Lungi Ngidi, Morne Morkel, Lutho Sipamla, C Bosch.
Heinrich Klaasen(w/c), AB de Villiers, Petrus van Biljon, Tony de Zorzi, Donavon Ferreira, Theunis de Bruyn, Corbin Bosch, Roelof van der Merwe, Tom Curran, Dean Elgar, Waqar Salamkheil, Wiaan Mulder, Lutho Sipamla, Lungi Ngidi, Morne Morkel, Vaughn van Jaarsveld.
JJ Smuts (c), Jason Roy, Imran Tahir, Dyllan Matthews, Ben Dunk, Farhaan Behardien, Chris Morris, Junior Dala, Heino Kuhn, Akhona Mnyaka, Matthew Breetzke, Marco Marais, Nandre Burger, Onke Nyaku, Beuran Hendricks, Grant Thomson.
Fantasy Picks from Nelson Mandela Bay Giants-
Players to watch-out:
Jason Roy: The English opener missed out on a big knock in the last game. However, his T20 blitz are always on the top-notch as he has scored 743 runs from 32 innings in T20Is.
Imran Tahir: The T20 veteran has scalped 339 wickets from 272 matches across the globe.
Chris Morris: He is a handy pick with both bat and ball. In the last game, he smashed an 11 ball 20 and claimed a wicket from his quota of 4 overs giving away 20 runs.
Farhaan Behardien: He was the top-scorer in the last game for the Bay Giants. He has 3186 runs to his name from 146 T20 innings.
Fantasy Picks from Tshwane Spartans-
Ab de Villiers: Mr. 360 has been one of the most enthralling players of T20 cricket. He has played 277 T20 innings across the globe and has managed 8186 runs at a staggering strike-rate of 149.84.
Dean Elgar: The Proteas Test opener has played 61 T20 innings from where he has managed 1633 runs at an average of 35.50.
Lutho Sipamla: From 28 T20s, he has scalped 32 wickets with 3 for 19 being his best figures.
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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The Fantasy teams which we have provided here of TST vs NMG Dream11 is best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.