Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz, free match prediction 10 Nov 2019

10 Nov 2019 | 13:30 | Boland Park, Paarl, South Africa
170/9 in 20.0 8.50
84/10 in 15.4 5.36

Paarl Rocks Vs Cape Town Blitz betting odds

PR

2.35

CTB

1.54

Paarl Rocks beat Cape Town Blitz by 86 runs

Paarl Rocks eye a decent start against Cape Town Blitz!

  • Paarl Rocks finished third in the inaugural edition of Mzansi Super League played last year
  • Faf du Plessis and Tabraiz Shamsi were standout performers for Paarl Rocks in the inaugural edition of the league played last year
  • Janneman Malan and Dale Steyn were star performers for the side in their opening game played against Jozi Stars

Expect Cape Town Blitz to beat Paarl Rocks in this game!

  • Tournament: Mzansi Super League 2019
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Boland Park, Paarl, 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

Host Paarl Rocks will be looking to get off to a decent start when they face Cape Town Blitz in the third game of Mzansi Super League at Boland Park in Paarl on Sunday.

Paarl Rocks captain Faf du Plessis will be hoping the side can go the distance in this year’s competition. The side will be determined to put on a strong show with bat and ball against Cape Town Blitz in their opening fixture.

On the other hand, Cape Town Blitz registered a hard-fought win over reigning champions Jozi Stars in the opening game of the competition. Captain Quinton de Kock will be hoping that the side can continue their good form in this contest.

Teams Preview

Paarl Rocks Preview

The franchise performed exceedingly well in the inaugural edition of Mzansi Super League played last year. The side secured five wins out of ten matches played in the competition. The side was unlucky to qualify for the finals as the eliminator game against Jozi Stars was washed out due to heavy showers.

Captain Faf du Plessis will be determined to make sure that the side can do well in this year’s competition. In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy and Cameron Delport to do the bulk of the scoring. Skipper Faf du Plessis was the standout performer in the batting department last season and accumulated 318 runs in 9 matches at an average of 53.00 with four half-centuries to his name. He will be looking to make a notable contribution to the side in this contest. JP Duminy and Cameron Delport as experienced players in the batting department will be looking to do well in this year’s competition.

Veteran opening batsman Henry Davids will need to deliver runs for the side at the top of the innings. Last season, Davids lacked consistency and accumulated 140 runs in 8 matches at an average of 23.33. The team management will be hoping that he can produce a decent score in this fixture. In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Hardus Viljoen, Tabraiz Shamsi and Bjorn Fortuin to provide crucial breakthroughs. Dwaine Pretorius and Thando Ntini are other pace bowling options for the side for this game.

Paarl Rocks Predicted Playing XI:

Faf du Plessis (captain), Henry Davids, Cameron Delport, JP Duminy, Kyle Verreynne, Mangaliso Mosehle, Dwaine Pretorius, Tabraiz Shamsi, Hardus Viljeon, Thando Ntini, Bjorn Fortuin.

Paarl Rocks Actual Playing XI:

Sibonelo Makhanya, Faf du Plessis, Henry Davids, Tabraiz Shamsi, Mangaliso Mosehle, Ferisco Adams, Cameron Delport, Isuru Udana, Hardus Viljoen, Bjorn Fortuin, Dwaine Pretorius

Cape Town Blitz Preview

The side registered a 15-run win over Jozi Stars in their opening game, courtesy splendid performances from Janneman Malan and Dale Steyn. Captain Quinton de Kock will be hoping that the side can maintain their standards with bat and ball in this fixture. In their opening game, Cape Town Blitz produced a pitch-perfect batting performance and posted 213 runs for the loss of three wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

Opening batsman Janneman Malan delivered scintillating innings of 99 not out off 59 balls with the help of 11 fours and 4 sixes. He put on a 72-run partnership with Quinton de Kock to get the side off to a perfect start to the innings. Captain Quinton de Kock played well and scored 35 off 21 balls with the help of four fours and two sixes. Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone and George Linde also scored quick-fire cameos to see Cape Town Blitz post a mammoth score on the board. In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the pace trio of Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn and Anrich Nortje to provide crucial breakthroughs in this contest.

Veteran pacer Dale Steyn was the standout bowler for Cape Town in the opening fixture. He bowled well and finished with figures of 3 for 25 in his four overs. The rest of the bowlers looked pretty ordinary and conceded a lot of runs to see the game down to the wire.

Cape Town Blitz Predicted Playing XI:

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

Cape Town Blitz Actual Playing XI:

Vernon Philander, SSB Magala, Anrich Nortje, Moeen Ali, Quinton de Kock, Liam Livingstone, DW Steyn, George Linde, Mohammad Nawaz, Janneman Malan, Aviwe Mgijima

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game will provide an interesting contest between bat and ball. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Sunday is expected to be partly cloudy with light winds.

Venue Details

Boland Park in Paarl is going to host the third game of Mzansi Super League between Paarl Rocks and Cape Town Blitz. The home side will take from the fact they have won their previous game played against Cape Town Blitz at this venue.

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bowl first and make early inroads with the new-ball. The quick bowlers will be expected to play a big role in the outcome of this game

Winning Prediction

After analyzing both teams, Cape Town Blitz will start as favorites to win this game against Paarl Rocks. With the top-order firing on all cylinder and Dale Steyn delivering excellent performance with the ball, Cape Town Blitz will be confident to maintain their winning streak in this contest.

Expect Cape Town Blitz to beat Paarl Rocks in this game!

Author: Shoaib Z.