Formerly known as the One Day Cup, MTN Domestic Championship, and Standard Bank Cup; The Momentum One Day Cup is the premier a one-day domestic cricket competition of South Africa. All its matches having List A status is played partly under lights as day-night matches and occasionally get larger crowds than the Test matches.
Tournament- Momentum One Day Cup 2017-18
Venue- Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Date and Time- January 05, 11:30 AM GMT
The forthcoming clash of Knights and Lions at Diamond Oval, Kimberley in the 7th match of the Momentum One Day Cup – 2017-18 is believed to be a complete package of entertainment. The squads have been already decided by both teams ahead of the fixture. This fixture is believed to be a nail-biting one as none of the two teams would make it easy for the opponent. Whether Knights succeed in registering their first win or still continue their point drought in the claws of the Lions. So far Knights have played 1 match and lost that. On the other hand, the stakes are higher for Lions as they have played 3 matches but only succeeded in registering one win. The KTL Vs HL match preview is listed below.
Diamond Oval, Kimberley pitch is a very good batting pitch with swift bounce and pace but it tends to get slower as the game progresses.
Avg 1st inn score-237
Avg 2nd inn score-213
Highest Total-304/5 (50 Ov) by SL vs RSA
Lowest Defended-279/8 (50 Ov) by NZ vs RSA
Ottneil Baartman, Mbulelo Budaza, Marchant de Lange, Patrick Kruger, David Miller, Eddie Leie, Ryan Mclaren, Luthando Mnyanda, Duanne, Keegan Petersen, Rudi Second(wk), Aubrey Swanepoel, Shadley van Schalkwyk
Ryan McLaren (c), David Miller, Marchant de Lange, Eddie Leie, Werner Coetsee, Rudi Second (wk), Keegan Petersen, Luthando Mnyanda, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Mbulelo Budaza, Patrick Kruger
Aaron Phangiso, Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Hardus Viljoen, Rassie van der Dussen , Kagiso Rabada, Stephen Cook (c), Dominic Hendricks, Omphile Ramela, Bjorn Fortuin, Carmi le Roux, Nicky van den Bergh, Willem Mulder, Wihan Lubbe, Marques Ackerman, Janneman Malan, Ryan Rickelton
Stephen Cook (c), Rassie van der Dussen, Bjorn Fortuin, Dominic Hendricks, Dwaine Pretorius, Omphile Ramela, Reeza Hendricks, Aaron Phangiso, Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), Hardus Viljoen, Beuran Hendricks
Please note: The KTS Vs HL match preview we are providing here is completely based on our research and understanding. We request you to choose your own playing 11 from the squad listed above. The preview provided here is just a sample for your dream 11 fantasy team for tomorrow’s match.
Rassie van der Dussen (HL)
He is a consistent performer and scored 49 in the last match.
Reeza Hendricks (HL)
Reeza Hendricks opens the inning with skipper Stephen Cook
Beuran Hendricks (HL)
He was outstanding in the previous match and took 5 wickets
Dwaine Pretorius (HL)
He bowled economically well in the last match and took 2 wickets
Rudi Second (KTS)
He opens for Knights and is consistently scoring runs.
India Fantasy Tip: – Try to choose more players from Lions.
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