May 5, 2019
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WAR vs HL Dream11 Team | CSA T20 Challenge Final Match Preview | Fantasy Team

By Shorya Panwar

WAR vs HL Dream11 Team | Lions vs Warriors Final Match Preview | Fantasy Team

The Warriors and the Lions will battle it out for the title in CSA T20 Challenge final on Sunday. The two teams have emerged as the final contenders for the coveted trophy which has a significant history and importance in Proteas domestic cricket. Earlier, Lions had finished the top of the league table followed by Warriors who were second.

Lions have the home support

Lions will hope they make the home support count when the face Warriors in their home stadium on Sunday. The match will be played in the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg and the Lions are bound to get a great helping hand from the expectant supporters.

Warriors have the history on their side

Warriors will come in the final knowing they have had the upper hand over the rivals historically. Warriors have won twice as many matches as Lions have won from the matches played between them. The recent history favours them even more as Warriors are unbeaten against Lions in the last 5 matches.

Match Details: Competition – CSA T20 Challenge | Venue – The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg | Date & Time – 5th May, 06:00 PM IST

Last 5 Matches – Won by Warriors – 4 | Won by Lions – 0 | No Result – 1

WAR vs HL Dream11 Team News

  • Both the teams are expected to play almost the same set of players with no major changes. Warriors might have to decide between Noepe and Kaber who they have rotated often.

Expected Playing Teams

Warriors – Matthew Breetzke, Gihahn Cloete, JJ Smuts (c), Onke Nyaku, Marco Marais, Sinethemba Qeshile (wk), Lesiba Ngoepe. Sisanda Magala, Andrew Birch, Jade de Klerk, Lutho Sipamla

Lions – Ryan Rickleton (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, Dwaine Pretorius, Wiaan Mulder, Nono Pongolo, Bjorn Fortuin, Magael Pretorius, Aaron Phangiso, Lizaad Williams

WAR vs HL Dream11 Fantasy Team

Fantasy picks from Warriors

Breetzke | Gihahn Cloete | Andrew Birch

  • Breetzke was the hero last time when these teams met as he scored an unbeaten 72 runs to help his team win. He also has the most runs in the tournament for his team
  • Cloete is not far behind Breetzke in terms of the runs scored in the tournament and he could be a decisive player for his team in the final
  • Andrew Birch took 4 wickets in the last match and he is the main bowling threat from his team

Fantasy picks from Lions

Rassie van der Dussen | Reeza Hendricks | Ryan Rickleton

  • Dussen and Rickelton have been very consistent with runs in the tournament and they should be among runs again
  • Reeza Hendricks is a very capable hitter of the ball and he could turn the match on its head with his ability.

Fantasy Team

Wicket-Keeper -R Rickelton

Batsmen -R Hendricks, R v der Dussen, G Cloete, M Breetzke, M Marais

All Rounders – D Pretorius, W Mulder

Bowlers – B Fortuin, A Birch, S Magala

CaptainG Cloete

Vice CaptainR Hendricks

Shorya Panwar

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