Mzansi Super League 2018
Durban Heat vs Nelson Mandela Giants, 8th Match Preview
Durban Heat and Nelson Mandela Bay Giants will face each other for the first time in Mzansi Super League on Friday at Port Elizabeth. Both the teams are sitting in the middle of the points table with one win in two games each.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants are placed third with 4 points coming from 1 win and 1 loss in 2 games. Bay Giants started their campaign against Jozi Stars by registering 5 wickets win in the opening game. In their second encounter against Cape Town Blitz, Bay Giants suffered 12 runs defeat after failing to achieve 175 runs target set by Blitz.
With 4 points, Durban Heat is placed fourth with 1 win and 1 loss in 2 games due to net run rate. Bay Giants have slightly better net run rate and that’s why have clinched the third spot. Durban Heat suffered 3 wickets loss against Cape Town Blitz in their opening game and registered 10 runs win under DLS method over Tshwane Spartans in the second encounter.
Both the sides would be eyeing to cruise up in the points table with a couple of wins.
Venue- St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
Matchday- November 23, Friday at 10:30 PM IST
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Albie Morkel (c), Morne van Wyk, Tladi Bokako, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Kyle Abbott, Vernon Philander, Sarel Erwee, David Miller, Marchant de Lange, Prenelan Subrayen, Keshav Maharaj, Khaya Zondo, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Brandon Mavuta, Okuhle Cele
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants –
Imran Tahir, Ryan McLaren, Christiaan Jonker, Heino Kuhn (wk), Aaron Phangiso, Chris Morris, Ben Duckett, Lizaad Williams, Rudi Second, Sisanda Magala, Junior Dala, Carmi le Roux, JJ Smuts (c), Marco Marais, Dyllan Matthews
The probable DUR vs NMG playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: Morne van Wyk
Batsmen: Hashim Amla, Khaya Zondo, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen,
All-rounder: Albie Morkel (c)
Bowlers: Keshav Maharaj, Kyle Abbott, Marchant de Lange, Vernon Philander, Tladi Bokako
Wicketkeeper: Rudi Second
Batsmen: Marco Marais, Ben Duckett, Christiaan Jonker, Heino Kuhn
All-rounder: JJ Smuts (c), Chris Morris, Ryan McLaren
Bowlers: Imran Tahir, Aaron Phangiso, Junior Dala
Both the teams are expected to remain unchanged.
Both Rudi Second and Moren van Myk are good choices in wicketkeeper.
In batting, Hashim Amla, David Miller, Heino Kuhn, Khaya Zondo and Ben Duckett will be right picks.
In all-rounder, you can consider Albie Morkel, R Mclaren, Chris Morris and JJ Smuts. Both Ryan Mclaren and Chris Morris took two wickets each in the last game.
In bowling, Kyle Abbott and Keshav Maharaj are must have options. You can also consider Aaron Phangiso and Merchant de Lange.
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