Cape Town Blitz vs Jozi Stars, free match prediction 14 Nov 2019

14 Nov 2019 | 21:00 | Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa
183/6 in 20.0 9.15 winner
126/10 in 16.2 7.71

Cape Town Blitz Vs Jozi Stars betting odds

CTB

1.46

JS

2.55

Cape Town Blitz beat Jozi Stars by 57 runs

Cape Town aim for a strong comeback against Jozi Stars in Mzansi Super League!

  • Cape Town suffered a comprehensive defeat at the hands of Paarl Rocks in the previous game played on Sunday
  • Jozi Stars also lost their previous game to Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
  • Reeza Hendricks and Kagiso Rabada were standout performers for Jozi Stars in the previous game played at Port Elizabeth

Expect Cape Town Blitz to register a narrow win over Jozi Stars!

  • Tournament: Mzansi Super League 2019
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Toss: To Bat

Mzansi Super League 2019

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 2 1 0 0 1 6 -7.15
Paarl Rocks 1 1 0 0 0 4 4.3
Cape Town Blitz 2 1 1 0 0 4 -1.775
Tshwane Spartans 2 0 0 0 2 4 0
Durban Heat 1 0 0 0 1 2 0
Jozi Stars 2 0 2 0 0 0 -0.975
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
6 -7.15 2 1 0 0 1
4 4.3 1 1 0 0 0
4 -1.775 2 1 1 0 0
4 0 2 0 0 0 2
2 0 1 0 0 0 1
0 -0.975 2 0 2 0 0
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Match Preview

Host Cape Town Blitz will be looking to get back to winning ways when they take on Jozi Stars in the sixth match of Mzansi Super League at Newlands Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

Cape Town Captain Quinton de Kock will be hoping that the side can make amends for their mistakes made in the previous game. The side will need to raise their game with bat and ball in a bid to register their second win of the competition.

On the other hand, Captain Temba Bavuma will be hoping that the side can bring their A-game to the table in this contest. Reigning Champions Jozi Stars have lost two games in a row and will be keen to break their losing streak in this contest.

In the previous meeting between the two teams, Cape Town Blitz managed to beat Jozi Stars by 15 runs.

Teams Preview

Cape Town Blitz Preview

In the last game, Cape Town Blitz suffered a comprehensive 86-run defeat at the hands of Paarl Rock. The side will be keen to make a strong comeback with bat and ball in this home fixture.

In the batting department, the side will be relying on the top-order trio of Quinton de Kock, Janneman Malan, and Liam Livingstone to produce the bulk of the runs.

In the previous match, Quinton de Kock and Janneman failed to capitalize on their good start. Captain Quinton de Kock perished after scoring 14 runs off 10 balls, whereas Malan chipped in with 12 runs off 11 balls with the help of two boundaries. The opening duo will be looking to deliver notable scores for the side in this home fixture. Liam Livingstone also registered a low score in the previous played against Paarl Rocks. He will be keen to make a strong comeback with the bat against Jozi Stars. Moeen Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, and George Linde will need to contribute with the bat for the side in this fixture.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying heavily on the likes of Dale Steyn, Anrich Nortje and George Linde to make crucial breakthroughs. Anrich Nortje delivered a decent performance in the previous game and finished with figures of 3 for 31 in his four overs. Left-arm orthodox spinner George Linde was the standout bowler for Cape Town Blitz and claimed three wickets in the game played against Paarl Rocks.

Cape Town Blitz Predicted Playing XI:

Quinton de Kock (captain & wk), Aviwe Mgijima, Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander, Moeen Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Liam Livingstone, Sisanda Magala, George Linde, Anrich Nortje, Janneman Malan

Cape Town Blitz Key Players From Previous Game Of Mzansi Super League 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
M Nawaz 6 9 0 0 66.67
L Livingstone 5 10 0 0 50
D Steyn 5 9 0 0 55.56
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Nortje 4.0 0 31 3 7.75
G Linde 4.0 0 23 3 5.75
S Magala 3.0 0 23 1 7.67
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Nortje 4.0 0 31 3 7.75
G Linde 4.0 0 23 3 5.75
S Magala 3.0 0 23 1 7.67

Cape Town Blitz Actual Playing XI:

Marques Ackerman, Gregory Mahlokwana, Janneman Malan, SSB Magala, Anrich Nortje, DW Steyn, Quinton de Kock, Liam Livingstone, George Linde, Asif Ali, Wahab Riaz

Jozi Stars Preview

Defending Champions are currently lying at the bottom of the league table with two defeats to their name. Captain Temba Bavuma will be hoping that the side can deliver a clinical performance with bat and ball in this contest.

In the previous game played at Port Elizabeth, Jozi Stars suffered a 24-run defeat at the hands of Nelson Mandela Bay Giants.

In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Chris Gayle, Reeza Hendricks, and Temba Bavuma to produce the bulk of the runs. In the previous, Reeza Hendricks played exceedingly well and notched up his second half-century in a row this season. He finished the innings with the top-score of 62 off 58 balls with the help of five boundaries. He will be looking to continue his excellent form with the bat in the next couple of matches.

Captain Temba Bavuma played well and scored 33 off 24 balls with the help of three fours and one six. Rassie van der Dussen also chipped in with 17 off 13 balls with the help of one four and one six.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Kagiso Rabada and Dane Paterson to make early inroads with the new-ball. Simon Harmer, Daniel Christian, and Aaron Phangiso will be other prominent bowling options for the side for this game.

Jozi Stars Predicted Playing XI:

Chris Gayle, Daniel Christian, Aaron Phangiso, Temba Bavuma (c), Reeza Hendricks, Simon Harmer, Rassie van der Dussen, Kagiso Rabada, Dane Paterson, Ryan Rickelton (wk), Delano Potgieter

Jozi Stars Key Players From Previous Game Of Mzansi Super League 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
R Hendricks 62 58 5 0 106.9
T Bavuma 33 24 3 1 137.5
D Christian 2 3 0 0 66.67
Bowlers O M R W Econ
K Rabada 4.0 0 27 2 6.75
S Harmer 4.0 0 30 2 7.5
A Phangiso 4.0 0 27 1 6.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
K Rabada 4.0 0 27 2 6.75
S Harmer 4.0 0 30 2 7.5
A Phangiso 4.0 0 27 1 6.75

Jozi Stars Actual Playing XI:

Ryan Rickelton, Lizaad Williams, DT Christian, SR Harmer, Rassie van der Dussen, Aaron Phangiso, Gerald Coetzee, Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Gayle

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game will have something for the bowlers with the new-ball. The batsmen will need to be a bit more cautious in the initial Powerplay overs. The weather condition for the game to be played on Thursday is expected to have sunny intervals with a gentle breeze.

Venue Details

Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town is going to host the sixth game of Mzansi Super League between Cape Town Blitz and Jozi Stars. Last year, Jozi Stars registered a comprehensive win over Cape Town Blitz at Newlands.

Toss: To Bat

Both the teams would be looking to win the toss and bat first on this surface. Average score at this venue is 150 to 160 runs.

Winning Prediction

Cape Town Blitz will be expected to win this game against Jozi Stars as they playing in their home conditions. Blitz will be keen to produce their best cricket in front of home crowds. On the other hand, Jozi Stars will need to produce something special with bat and ball to register their first win of competition.

Expect Cape Town Blitz to register a narrow win over Jozi Stars!

Author: Shoaib Z.