Mzansi Super League 2018
Cape Town Blitz vs Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, 7th Match Preview
Table-topper Cape Town Blitz would be eyeing three in a row when they welcome Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at Newlands on Wednesday. Blitz started their campaign with 49 runs win over Tshwane Spartans in the opening clash and registered 3 wickets win over Durban Heat in the second encounter. With 4 points coming off two wins in two games, Cape Town Blitz have grabbed the top spot and would be hoping to carry the momentum.
Nelson Mandela bay Giants are placed second in the league table with 2 points from one win off one encounter. Nelson Mandela Bay Giants started their campaign against Jozi Stars with 5 wickets. After winning the toss, Bay Giants opted to bowl first and invited Stars to set the target. With the line-up studded with the likes of Chris Gayle, Rassie Van der Dussen, Dane Vilas, Jozi Stars managed 124-7 in the allotted overs with skipper Vilas (38 of 34) being the top scorer.
In response, Bay Giants chased down the target in 18 overs with 5 wickets in hand, courtesy Ben Duckett’s blistering 75 runs knock off 45 balls coming just after both the openers went back at the duck. Skipper JJ Smuts (3-20) was the pick of the bowler for Bay Giants.
With both the teams eyeing a win, a cracker of the game is expected to take place tomorrow.
Venue- Newlands, Cape Town
Matchday- November 21, Wednesday at 10:30 PM IST
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Cape Town Blitz-
Dale Steyn, George Linde, Anrich Nortje, Kyle Verreynne, Jason Smith, Dawid Malan, Sibonelo Makhanya, Farhaan Behardien (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Dane Piedt, Samuel Badree, Asif Ali, Andile Phehlukwayo, Malusi Siboto, Ferisco Adams, Janneman Malan
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants-
Heino Kuhn (wk), Christiaan Jonker, Ryan McLaren, Imran Tahir, JJ Smuts (c), Chris Morris, Ben Duckett, Lizaad Williams, Rudi Second, Sisanda Magala, Junior Dala, Aaron Phangiso, Carmi le Roux, Marco Marais, Dyllan Matthews
The probable CTB vs NMG playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: Kyle Verreynne
Batsmen: Sibonelo Makhanya, Asif Ali, Janneman Malan
All-rounder: George Linde, Ferisco Adams
Bowlers: Dale Steyn, Malusi Siboto, Anrich Nortje
Wicketkeeper: Rudi Second
Batsmen: Ben Duckett, Christiaan Jonker, Heino Kuhn, Marco Marais
All-rounder: JJ Smuts (c), Ryan McLaren
Bowlers: Aaron Phangiso, Lizaad Williams, Sisanda Magala, Junior Dala
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