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Joburg Super Kings Form Guide:
Joburg Super Kings are currently placed at the 4th position on points table.
The top run scorer for Joburg Super Kings in the tournament is Faf du Plessis with 277 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Joburg Super Kings in the tournament is Gerald Coetzee and with 11 scalps under his belt.
Joburg Super Kings have won their previous match against Durban Super Giants by 8 wickets.
Durban Super Giants batted first and they posted a total of 178 for 6 in 20 overs. Heinrich Klaasen was superb with the bat. He smashed 65 off 48 balls. Jason Holder also played a good cameo of 28 runs in 12 balls to help Durban Super Giants get past the 170 run mark and finish at 178 in 20 overs of play.
During the chase, Reeza Hendricks and Faf du Plessis looked poised enough to take their team over the line. Reeza Hendricks was dismissed for 45 in 46 balls. Faf du Plessis went on to score 113 not out in 58 balls and took his team home in the 20th over with 8 wickets in hand.
Paarl Royals Form Guide:
Paarl Royals are placed at the 3rd position on points table.
The top run scorer for Paarl Royals in the tournament is Jos Buttler with 285 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Paarl Royals in the tournament is Bjorn Fortuin with 13 scalps under his belt.
Paarl Royals have won their previous match against Sunrisers Eastern Cape by 5 wickets.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape batted first and they posted a small total of 130 for 7 in 20 overs. Adam Rossington and Jordan Hermann lost their wickets early on. JJ Smuts played a phenomenal knock of 65 in 49 balls. Wickets kept falling at the other end but he held one end strong. Once he was dismissed, Sunrisers Eastern Cape lost momentum and as a result, they were restricted to a low total of 130 in 20 overs of play.
During the chase, although Paarl Royals lost Jason Roy and Wihan Lubbe early on, they looked in total control of the chase with Jos Buttler firing. Buttler made 51 off 39 balls and almost sealed the chase for Paarl Royals. The finishing punch was provided by David Miller, who smashed 37 not out in 23 balls to take Paarl Royals home in the 19th over with 5 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
David Miller, Ferisco Adams, Corbin Bosch, Jos Buttler, Bjorn Fortuin, Evan Jones, Wihan Lubbe, Obed McCoy, Imraan Manack, Eoin Morgan, Lungi Ngidi, Jason Roy, Tabraiz Shamsi, Ramon Simmonds, Mitchell van Buuren, Dane Vilas, Codi Yusuf
Joburg Super Kings
Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Harry Brook, Nandre Burger, Gerald Coetzee, Leus du Plooy, Donovan Ferreira, George Garton, Lewis Gregory, Reeza Hendricks, Alzarri Joseph, Janneman Malan, Caleb Seleka, Romario Shepherd, Malusi Siboto, Maheesh Theekshana, Kyle Verreynne, Lizaad Williams.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Joburg Super Kings
Who will win? - Joburg Super Kings
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Jos Buttler (Paarl Royals), Faf du Plessis (Joburg Super Kings)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Lungi Ngidi (Paarl Royals), Maheesh Theekshana (Joburg Super Kings)
Most Sixes – Jos Buttler (Paarl Royals), Faf du Plessis (Joburg Super Kings)
Player of the Match - Faf du Plessis (Joburg Super Kings)
Team Scores Batting first – Joburg Super Kings 165+, Paarl Royals 150+
Match Handicap: Joburg Super Kings
*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.