TUS vs KTS Dream11 Prediction: The 9th match of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season, the Hollywoodbets Tuskers will be taking on the ITEC Knights on 29 September (Wednesday) at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley. This will be the opening match in the exciting double header day in the ongoing edition of the tournament and also just the second respective match for both these teams in this competition.
Both these sides are coming into this game very much high on confidence as they have won in their previous outings. The Hollywoodbets Tuskers started their CSA T20 Cup 2021 campaign on a brilliant note as they registered a convincing 6-wicket win against the Mpumalanga Rhinos in the opening match. On the other hand, the ITEC Knights defeated the Momentum Multiply Titans by a comprehensive margin of 7 wickets.
This is the third match in the Pool B of the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season that comprises of teams like Hollywoodbets Tuskers, ITEC Knights, Momentum Multiply Titans and Mpumalanga Rhinos. Both these teams will want to build on this winning further in this competition as they won their respective first matches by convincing manner.
Fixture Name: Match 9, Hollywoodbets Tuskers vs ITEC Knights
Competition: CSA T20 Cup
Date: 29 September
Time: 1:30 PM IST
Ground: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Pitch Report: The surface at the Mangaung Oval has always offered terrific batting conditions and the track is expected to behave in the similar manner for this game as well. There will be some help for the fast bowlers throughout the match due to the great amount of bounce available on the wicket. However, bowling first will be the perfect decision after winning the toss. The average first innings total will remain around the 150-160 mark.
The ITEC Knights surely looked a great unit in their opening win in the CSA T20 Cup 2021 season and therefore, it will be a fantastic move to pick more KTS players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. The conditions have been favourable for batting this season and including more of batsmen and all-rounders will be really vital. The trio of Cameron Delport, Farhaan Behardien and Rilee Rossouw will be the must picks.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Wandile Makwetu
BATSMEN: Cameron Delport, Farhaan Behardien, Rilee Rossouw, Michael Erlank
ALL-ROUNDERS: Kyle Nipper, Gareth Dukes, Jade Snyman
BOWLERS: Migael Pretorius, Mbulelo Budaza, Thula Ngcobo
The ITEC Knights will surely have the upper hand in this contest after their dominating performance in the opening match of the Pool B in this ongoing edition of the CSA T20 Cup. Both their batting as well as bowling departments are pretty much sorted and looking solid. On the other hand, the Tuskers would also be high on confidence after their impressive victory in the last match.
The Tuskers will be hoping to maintain the consistency both with the bat and ball from the impressive win in the last match. The trio of Cameron Deport, Luke Schlemmer and Kyle Nipper will be their crucial batsmen and one of these players will want to play a big innings just like the previous game. On the other hand, Gareth Dukes, Kurtlyn Mannikam and Kyle Nipper will lead the bowling attack for the Tuskers in this tournament.
For the Tuskers, opening batsman Cameron Delport smashed a stunning unbeaten knock of 72 runs off only 39 balls that included 8 fours and 4 sixes in the last win. He is quite an experienced player in the shortest version of the game and has played the sport in different conditions across the globe. The left-handed batter has scored more than 5000 runs in 252 T20 matches. He also has the capability to deliver with the ball picking 68 wickets at an economy of 8.10.
Tuskers’ will depend a lot on Keith Dudgeon in this tournament due to his excellent all-round capabilities. He has performed amazingly well with the ball in the last few matches in the previous season. Keith has an efficient economy rate of less than 8 in a very short T20 career. Although he has played a lot of first-class cricket and that is why, he can deliver well in the T20 format.
TUS Playing 11 (likely)
The ITEC Knights will be very much hopeful to continue the good work both in the batting as well as bowling departments. The likes of Farhaan Behardien, Rilee Rossouw, Petrus van Biljon and Jacques Snyman will be expected to play well and take some responsibility in the batting department. On the other hand, Migael Pretorius, Gerald Coetzee and Mbulelo Budaza will be the key with the ball.
For the ITEC Knights, left-handed batsman Rilee Rossouw played a brilliant unbeaten innings of 73 runs off 51 balls that included 7 fours and 1 six in the previous game against Titans. He is quite an experienced performer when it comes to the shortest format of the game as he plays T20 cricket across the globe in different conditions. The southpaw batter has composed more than 5000 runs in a total of 220 T20 matches at a strike-rate of 136.29.
ITEC Knights’ Farhaan Behardien scored an amazing cameo of 23 runs off 19 balls in the opening match. The right-handed middle-order batsman has scored more than 3000 runs at a strike-rate of 132.22. He has also smashed a total of 11 half-centuries in the shortest version of the game. Farhaan Behardien will now once again be an important performer in this match for the Knights.
KTS Playing 11 (likely)
Petrus van Biljon
Nealan van Heerden
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 TUS vs KTS 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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