Tshwane Spartans vs Durban Heat, free match prediction 21 Nov 2019

21 Nov 2019 | 21:00 | SuperSport Park, Centurion, South Africa
141/4 in 15.0 9.40
21/3 in 2.1 9.69

Tshwane Spartans Vs Durban Heat betting odds

TSHS

1.28

DH

3.35

No result

Host Tshwane Spartans keen to continue their good form against Durban Heat!

  • Tshwane Spartans registered a comfortable win over Paarl Rocks in a game played on Sunday
  • Opener Dean Elgar and pacer Morne Morkel was the standout performer for Tshwane Spartans in the previous game
  • Wihan Lubbe and Kyle Abbott were key performers for Durban Heat in the previous game played on Sunday

Expect Tshwane Spartans to trash Durban Heat in this game!

  • Tournament: Mzansi Super League 2019
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: SuperSport Park, Centurion, South Africa
  • Toss: To Bowl

Mzansi Super League 2019

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 4 3 0 0 1 15 2.284
Cape Town Blitz 5 3 2 0 0 13 -0.11
Tshwane Spartans 3 1 0 0 2 8 0.559
Paarl Rocks 3 1 1 0 1 7 -0.559
Durban Heat 3 0 1 0 2 4 -0.5
Jozi Stars 4 0 4 0 0 0 -2.54
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
15 2.284 4 3 0 0 1
13 -0.11 5 3 2 0 0
8 0.559 3 1 0 0 2
7 -0.559 3 1 1 0 1
4 -0.5 3 0 1 0 2
0 -2.54 4 0 4 0 0
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Match Preview

Host Tshwane Spartans will be looking to continue their winning momentum when they take on Durban Heat in the 12th game of Mzansi Super League at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Thursday. Captain Heinrich Klaasen will be pleased with this side’s performance in the previous game played against Paarl Rocks. The side is currently placed at third in the league table with eight points to their name. Tshwane Spartans will be looking to produce their best cricket in this fixture.

On the other hand, Durban Heat is currently lying in the bottom half of the table with four points to their name. Captain Dane Vilas will be hoping that the side can put up a strong show in this game.

Teams Preview

Tshwane Spartans Preview

In the previous game, Tshwane Spartans registered a comprehensive win over Paarl Rocks, courtesy splendid performances from Dean Elgar, Morne Morkel and Heinrich Klaasen. Tshwane Spartans will be looking to deliver a clinical performance with bat and ball in this home fixture. In the last game, the opening pair of Theunis De Bruyn and Dean Elgar put on a mammoth partnership to steer Tshwane Spartans to victory. Dean Elgar played exceedingly well and finished the innings with the top-score of 88 not out off 60 balls with the help of seven fours and two sixes. He put on a 104-run partnership with Theunis De Bruyn to help Tshwane Spartans to register their first win of the competition. Theunis De Bruyn played a supporting to Elgar and scored 42 runs off 33 balls with the help of three boundaries.

AB De Villiers delivered fluent innings of 19 runs off 10 balls with the help of one four and one six. He will be looking to make a notable contribution to the side in this home fixture. Captain Heinrich Klaasen also produced a quick-fire cameo of 31 runs off 13 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes.

In the bowling department, the side will be depending on the likes of Lungi Ngidi, Tom Curran and Morne Morkel to provide crucial breakthroughs. In the previous game, pacer Morne Morkel was the standout bowler for Tshwane Spartans and finished with figures of 2 for 24 in his four overs.

Tshwane Spartans Predicted Playing XI:

AB de Villiers, Morne Morkel, Roelof van der Merwe, Dean Elgar, Theunis de Bruyn, Tom Curran, Lungi Ngidi, Petrus van Biljon, Heinrich Klaasen (captain & wk), Lutho Sipamla, Donavon Ferreira

Tshwane Spartans Key Players From Previous Game Of Mzansi Super League 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
D Elgar 88 60 7 2 146.67
T de Bruyn 42 33 4 0 127.27
H Klaasen 31 13 3 2 238.46
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Morkel 4.0 0 24 2 6
T Curran 4.0 0 44 1 11
R Van Der Merwe 4.0 0 31 1 7.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Morkel 4.0 0 24 2 6
T Curran 4.0 0 44 1 11
R Van Der Merwe 4.0 0 31 1 7.75

Tshwane Spartans Actual Playing XI:

AB de Villiers, Dean Elgar, RE Van Der Merwe, Heinrich Klaasen, Theunis de Bruyn, Lutho Sipamla, Morne Morkel, Tom Curran, PJ van Biljon, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi

Durban Heat Preview

The franchise will be hoping that they can deliver an improved batting performance in this fixture. The lack of runs from top-order will be a cause of concern for Durban Heat going into this contest.

In the previous game, the likes of Sarel Erwee, Alex Hales and David Miller perished for low scores. The team management will be hoping that Alex Hales and David Miller can deliver decent scores for the side in this match. Wihan Lubbe was the standout performer for the side in the previous game. The 26-year old produced a valiant inning and kept Durban Heat in the contest to win the game. Lubbe finished the innings with the top-score of 83 runs off 42 balls with the help of seven fours and five sixes. He will be looking to continue his good form for the franchise in the next set of games in the competition.

Wicket-keeper Dane Vilas, Ravi Bopara, and Andile Phehlukwayo will be looking to contribute crucial scores for the side in this fixture.

Bowling wise, Kyle Abbott, Keshav Maharaj, and Andile Phehlukwayo will be looking to make crucial breakthroughs in this contest. In the last game, medium-pacer Andile Phehlukwayo claimed two wickets, while Abbott and Maharaj claimed one wicket each

Durban Heat Predicted Playing XI:

Dane Vilas (captain & wk), Prenelan Subrayen, Kyle Abbott, Ravi Bopara, David Miller, Alex Hales, Andile Phehlukwayo, Malusi Siboto, Keshav Maharaj, Sarel Erwee, Wihan Lubbe

Durban Heat Key Players From Previous Game Of Mzansi Super League 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
W Lubbe 83 42 7 5 197.62
D Vilas 8 8 0 0 100
K Maharaj 8 6 1 0 133.33
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Phehlukwayo 3.0 0 34 2 11.33
K Maharaj 4.0 0 32 1 8
K Abbott 4.0 0 29 1 7.25
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Phehlukwayo 3.0 0 34 2 11.33
K Maharaj 4.0 0 32 1 8
K Abbott 4.0 0 29 1 7.25

Durban Heat Actual Playing XI:

Alex Hales, Wesley B Marshall, Marco Jansen, RS Bopara, MP Siboto, David Miller, KY Abbott, DJ Vilas, Keshav Maharaj, Wihan Lubbe, Andile Phehlukwayo

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The surface at SuperSport Park in Centurion will offer pace and bounce for quick bowlers. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Thursday is clear skies with light winds.

Venue Details

SuperSport Park in Centurion is going to host the 12th game of Mzansi Super League between Durban Heat and Tshwane Spartans. Durban Heat will take heart from the fact that they managed to beat Tshwane Spartans at this venue.

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bowl first and restrict the opposition to decent total.

Winning Prediction

Based on the current form, Tshwane Spartans will fancy their chances of beating Durban Heat in this contest. With the top-order firing on all cylinders, Tshwane Spartans will be difficult to beat on their home turf. On the other hand, Durban Heat will need to produce something special with bat and ball to overcome Tshwane Spartans.

Expect Tshwane Spartans to trash Durban Heat in this game!

Author: Shoaib Z.