Date: 20 January 2023
Time: 9:00 PM IST
Venue: Kingsmead, Durban
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Durban’s Super Giants and the Pretoria Capitals are set to lock horns in Match 15 of the SA20 on January 20. The match will take place at Kingsmead in Durban.
The Super Giants are placed in the 4th spot of the SA20 table with eight points. They are coming into the game after losing to the Paarl Royals by 10 runs.
Meanwhile, Pretoria Capitals are comfortably sitting at the top with 13 points.
The pitch in Durban provides a good contest between bat and ball. While the team batting first tends to enjoy, chasing teams find it difficult as the pitch slows down as the match progresses. Batting first should be the way forward for the team winning the toss.
Durban Super Giants
Durban Super Giants suffered a 10-run defeat against Paarl Royals in their last game. After being put in to bat first, the Royals put up a fighting total of 169. Dwaine Pretorius picked was the pick of the bowlers for the Super Giants, taking 2 wickets in his spell.
Heinrich Klaasen scored 56 runs off 39 balls in the run chase for Durban, but the side fell short by 10 runs at the end. The team needs some contribution from other batters if they want to challenge the Pretorious side who have some star bowlers in their line-up.
SportsTiger Playing XI of Durban Super Giants
Kyle Mayers, Wiaan Mulder, Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Heinrich Klaasen, Christiaan Jonker, Dwaine Pretorius, Jason Holder, Keshav Maharaj, Hardus Viljoen, Prenelan Subrayen, Reece Topley.
The Pretoria Capitals, on the other hand, are coming into this game with a win against Faf du Plessis-led Joburg Super Kings. Bowling first, Capitals bundled out JSK for a mere 122. The Wayne Parnell-led side comfortably chased the target down in 13 overs. The side is high on confidence and will be favourites against Quinton de Kock-led side.
SportsTiger Playing XI of Pretoria Capitals
Philip Salt (wk), Will Jacks, Rilee Rossouw, Theunis de Bruyn, Shane Dadswell, James Neesham, Eathan Bosch, Wayne Parnell (c), Migael Pretorius, Adil Rashid, Anrich Nortje
Conclusion: Pretoria Capitals have been pretty consistent with both bat and ball. While Phil Salt has provided brisk starts with the bat, Anrich Nortje has been the top bowler for them. On the other hand, Durban Super Giants have been a hit-and-miss so far. Picking Pretoria Capitals to win.
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