Date: January 16, 2023
Time: 9:00 PM IST
Venue: St George's Park, Gqeberha
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Match 9 of SA20 tournament will see Sunrisers Eastern Cape taking on MI Cape Town at St George's Park, Gqeberha. While MI Cape Town is on top of the points table with 2 wins in 3 matches, Sunrisers Eastern Cape is languishing at the bottom with 2 losses in 2 matches they have played.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape vs MI Cape Town Match Prediction
MI Cape Town has won 2 matches in the 3 games they have played, and in those two matches, Rashid Khan had called the toss right. With the form the side has shown so far, picking MI Cape Town to win the toss.
After a big win in the opening game of SA20, MI Cape Town suffered a defeat in the second game against Durban Super Giants. However, they made a comeback in the next game and registered a comfortable win against Joburg Super Giants. Meanwhile, the Aiden Markram-led side has struggled so far in chasing the target. Their bowlers conceded extra runs in both matches and the batters had to take the brunt of it. With the batting line-up MI has, picking Rashid Khan and Co. to win the game.
Predicted powerplay score and average first innings total
The pitch at St George’s Park in Gqeberha has been a bowling-friendly one with the bowlers getting a good amount of bounce on this track. Both captains may opt to chase upon winning the toss. With the pacers taking over in the initial phases of the innings, the powerplay score is expected to be around 29-37. The average score on this pitch has been 139.
MI Cape Town
Sunrisers Eastern Cape
Winner of the match
Team to win the toss
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