Match Details:

Date: February 1 2 , 2023

Time: 5:00 PM IST 

Venue: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

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Match Preview: 

The Pretoria Capitals and Sunrisers Eastern Cape will battle it out for the maiden SA20 title at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. Both these teams consistently performed throughout the tournament and were expected to reach the finals. Pretoria took down the Paarl Royals in the first semi-final fixture. Whereas, the Eastern Cape defeated the Joburg Super Kings in stunning fashion to claim the final’s birth. 

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Pitch Report:

The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg has always produced batting-friendly tracks. The average 1st innings score is 165 in domestic T20 games.


Pretoria Capitals 

The Theunis de Bruyn-led Pretoria Capitals have been the best team so far in the tournament with a record of seven wins in ten games in the league stage. They have always managed to produce all-round performances with top players across each department. In the absence of Will Jacks, the duo of Philip Salt and Theunis de Bruyn have carried the team with the bat. While Anrich Nortje has been the best bowler for the Capitals with a tally of 18 wickets. 

SportsTiger Playing XI of Pretoria Capitals 

Philip Salt (wk), Kusal Mendis, Theunis de Bruyn (c), Rilee Rossouw, Colin Ingram, James Neesham, Senuran Muthusamy, Migael Pretorius, Eathan Bosch, Adil Rashid, Anrich Nortje.

Sunrisers Eastern Cape

On the other hand, Aiden Markram’s Sunrisers Eastern Cape has also had some incredible performances throughout the season despite a slight drop in form over the last few league games. But they soon found their stride back and took part in the Super Kings in the semi-final. With the bat, Captain Markram has emerged as one of the best batters in the tournament with a total of 340 runs. Whereas with the ball, veteran Roelof van der Merwe and Sisanda Magala have top performed for the Sunrisers. 

SportsTiger Playing XI of Sunrisers Eastern Cape

Adam Rossington (wk), Temba Bavuma, Jordan Hermann, Aiden Markram (c), Jordan Cox, Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Brydon Carse, Ottniel Baartman, Roelof van der Merwe, Sisanda Magala.

Match Prediction:   match prediction


The Pretoria Capitals are the favourites to defeat Sunrisers Eastern Cape at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg to win the first SA20 final. 

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