Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Jozi Stars, free match prediction 10 Nov 2019

10 Nov 2019 | 17:30 | St George's Park, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
167/7 in 20.0 8.35 winner
143/5 in 20.0 7.15

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Vs Jozi Stars betting odds

NMBG

2.15

JS

1.64

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants beat Jozi Stars by 24 runs

Jozi Stars eye a strong comeback against Nelson Mandela Bay Giants!

  • Reigning Champions Jozi Stars suffered a narrow defeat at the hands of Cape Town Blitz in a game played at Johannesburg.
  • Opener Reeza Hendricks was the standout performer for the side in the previous game played against Cape Town Blitz.
  • JJ Smuts was the standout performer for Nelson Mandela Bay Giants in the inaugural edition of Mzansi Super League.

Expect Jozi Stars to beat Nelson Mandela Bay Giants!

  • Tournament: Mzansi Super League 2019
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: St George's Park, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Toss: To Bowl

Mzansi Super League 2019

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Cape Town Blitz 1 1 0 0 0 2 0.75
Durban Heat 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paarl Rocks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tshwane Spartans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jozi Stars 1 0 1 0 0 0 -0.75
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
2 0.75 1 1 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 -0.75 1 0 1 0 0
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Match Preview

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants will be looking to put in a decent show when they face Jozi Stars in the fourth game of Mzansi Super League at St. Georges Park in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants missed out on a place in the playoffs of the competition last year. The side secured four wins out of ten games played in the tournament. Captain JJ Smuts will be hoping that the side can deliver a decent show with the bat and ball in their home fixture.

Meanwhile, Jozi Stars will be looking to learn from their mistakes made in the previous game. Captain Temba Bavuma will be hoping that the side can put in an improved bowling performance in this contest.

Teams Preview

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Preview

The franchise will be looking to deliver a clinical performance with bat and ball in this home fixture. In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of JJ Smuts, Jason Roy and Farhaan Behardien to deliver the bulk of the runs.

Captain JJ Smuts was the standout performer for the side in the batting department in the inaugural edition of the league. He topped the batting charts for the side and scored 2019 runs in 9 innings at an average of 31.28 with two half-centuries to his name. England’s Jason Roy will certainly bolster the batting resources for the side in this year’s competition. He is certainly an accomplished player in the T20 format and would be keen to do well in this opening fixture. Marco Marais, Heino Kuhn and Farhaan Behardien will be looking to contribute with crucial runs for the side in this contest. Matthew Breetzke will be the first choice wicket-keeper for the side for this game.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the experienced trio of Imran Tahir, Beuran Hendricks and Chris Morris to produce crucial breakthroughs. Junior Dala is another prominent bowling option for the side for this game.

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Predicted Playing XI:

JJ Smuts (captain), Heino Kuhn, Marco Marais, Jason Roy, Farhaan Behardien, Chris Morris, Matthew Breetzke, Junior Dala, Imran Tahir, Onke Nyaku, and Beuran Hendricks.

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Actual Playing XI:

Nandre Burger, Junior Dala, Onke Nyaku, Heino Kuhn, Jason Roy, Farhaan Behardien, Chris Morris, Imran Tahir, Matthew Breetzke, JJ Smuts, Ben Dunk

Jozi Stars Preview

In the opening game, Jozi Stars suffered a 15-run defeat at the hands of Cape Town Blitz. Captain Temba Bavuma will be hoping that the side can bring their A-game to the table in this contest. In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Chris Gayle, Reeza Hendricks and Temba Bavuma to deliver the bulk of the runs in this contest.

Chris Gayle failed to capitalize on his good start and scored 17 off 13 balls with the help of four boundaries. Reeza Hendricks was the standout performer with the bat in the previous game. He played exceedingly well and finished the innings with the top-score of 80 runs off 53 balls with the help of 11 fours and a six. He will be looking to continue his excellent form with the bat in this contest. Captain Temba Bavuma also produced brisk innings of 38 off just 15 balls with the help of two fours and three sixes, whereas Rassie van der Dussen scored 31 runs off 21 balls with the help of four boundaries.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Kagiso Rabada, Simon Harmer and Dane Paterson to make early inroads with the new ball. Dane Paterson bowled well and finished with figures of 1 for 37 in his four overs.

Jozi Stars Predicted Playing XI:

Chris Gayle, Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, Ryan Rickelton (wk), Daniel Christian, Simon Harmer, Kagiso Rabada, Dane Paterson, Nono Pongolo, Duanne Olivier

Jozi Stars Actual Playing XI:

Ryan Rickelton, DT Christian, SR Harmer, Rassie van der Dussen, Delano Potgieter, Aaron Phangiso, Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma, Kagiso Rabada, Dane Paterson, Chris Gayle

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The newly prepared wicket for the game will have something in it for the bowlers. The batsmen will need to cautious against the new-ball. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Sunday is expected to have light clouds with a gentle breeze.

Venue Details

St. Georges Park in Port Elizabeth is going to host the fourth game of Mzansi Super League between Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Jozi Stars. The reigning champions Jozi Stars will take heart from the fact they have managed to beat Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at this venue.

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss would be keen to bowl and restrict the opposition to a modest total. Average score at the venue is around 110 to 120 runs.

Winning Prediction

After examining both the teams, Reigning Champions Jozi Stars will be favorites to win their game against Nelson Mandela Bay Giants. JJ Smut and co. will need to play exceptional cricket to overcome Jozi Stars in this game.

Expect Jozi Stars to beat Nelson Mandela Bay Giants!

Author: Shoaib Z.