Date: February 7, 2023
Time: 9:00 PM IST
Venue: SuperSport Park, Centurion
Live Commentary: SportsTiger App
Table-toppers Pretoria Capitals will square off with hot & cold Paarl Royals in the last match of the league stage. The Capitals have already qualified for the next round and would be hoping to end their league stage campaign on high.
Meanwhile, Paarl Royals have their relevance at stake as if they lose the game they might not advance further. The match is expected to go down to the wire and ahead of the clash, we have brought an apt analysis of the match. Let’s check the predictions for which team has an edge over the other.
Pretoria Capitals notched up a close win in their last fixture against MI Cape Town. While chasing 159, the Capitals lost their 9 wickets but somehow managed to cross the line. The match came as a wake-up call for the Capitals ahead of the knockout stage. Kusal Mendis and Rilee Rossouw played impressive knocks in the last fixtures. In terms of bowling, Eathan Bosch, James Neesham and James Neesham picked two wickets each for the side.
Meanwhile, Paarl Royals too played a good game against Sunrisers Eastern Cape as the former clinched a 5-wicket win. Jos Buttler and David Miller batted brilliantly in that game for their side. However, Pretoria Capitals will be clear favourites against Paarl Royals.
Probable playing XI:
Jason Roy, Wihan Lubbe, Jos Buttler (wk), Dane Vilas, David Miller (c), Mitchell Van Buuren, Andile Phehlukwayo, Evan Jones, Bjorn Fortuin, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi
Philip Salt (wk), Kusal Mendis, Theunis de Bruyn (c), Rilee Rossouw, Colin Ingram, James Neesham, Senuran Muthusamy, Migael Pretorius, Eathan Bosch, Daryn Dupavillon, Joshua Little
Pretoria Capitals have maintained a good run in the competition and will be clear favourites over Paarl Royals. According to prediction, Pretoria Capitals are likely to win the next game.
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