Date: February 9, 2023
Time: 9:00 PM IST
Venue: SuperSport Park, Centurion
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The Joburg Super Kings will lock horns with Sunrisers Eastern Cape in the second semi-final at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Thursday (February 9). After starting slowly, the Super Kings picked up pace in the latter stages of the tournament qualify for the knockout stages. They finished the group stages in the second position with 6 wins in 10 games.
Meanwhile, Sunrisers Eastern Cape booked their spot for the knockout stages with 4 wins in 10 matches. The side lost their last group-stage fixture against the Super Kings and will be aiming for revenge in the upcoming game.
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The surface at SuperSport Park has been a belter. The previous match at this venue saw the team batting first posting 226 runs. The team winning the toss would be inclined to bat first.
Joburg Super Kings
Joburg Super Kings have a solid squad. The side has been led brilliantly by Faf du Plessis and with the amount of experience he has playing in knockout stages, the Joburg Super Kings will feel confident against Sunrisers Eastern Cape. Du Plessis will once again be the key player for the Super Kings with the bat.
SportsTiger Playing XI of Joburg Super Kings
Faf du Plessis (c), Reeza Hendricks, Leus du Plooy, Sibonelo Makhanya, Matthew Wade (wk), Donavon Ferreira, Romario Shepherd, Gerald Coetzee, Kyle Simmonds, Lizaad Williams, Maheesh Theekshana
Sunrisers Eastern Cape
Aiden Markram-led side has been hot and cold this season. The side managed to win just 4 matches in 10 games and had to sweat hard to book a place in the knockout stages. However, the team is coming into this game after overcoming the do-or-die situation and they will need to do the same to book a spot in the final.
SportsTiger Playing XI of Sunrisers Eastern Cape
Adam Rossington (wk), Temba Bavuma, Jordan Hermann, Aiden Markram (c), JJ Smuts, Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Sisanda Magala, Roelof van der Merwe, Brydon Carse, James Fuller
The Joburg Super Kings are favorites to defeat Sunrisers Eastern Cape at the SuperSport Park in Centurion.
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