The 5th match of the SA20 2023 will take place on the 13th of January between MI Cape Town and Durban Super Giants at The Newlands, Cape Town.
MI Cape Town Form Guide:
MI Cape Town are currently placed at the first position on points table.
The top run scorer for MI Cape Town in the tournament is Dewald Brevis with 70 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for MI Cape Town in the tournament is Jofra Archer with 3 scalps under his belt.
MI Cape Town have won their previous match against Paarl Royals by 8 wickets.
Paarl Royals batted first and they posted a small total of 142 for 7 in 20 overs. They lost Wihan Lubbe early on in the innings. Jason Roy and Dane Vilas soon followed the suit and went back to the pavilion after scoring 13 and 6 runs respectively. Jos Buttler and David Miller tried to revive the innings with their knocks of 51 and 42 runs respectively. However, no other batter could score freely and as a result, Paarl Royals were restricted to a low total of 142 in 20 overs of play.
During the chase, Dewald Brevis and Ryan Rickelton started off very well. They were involved in an opening partnership of 90 runs. Ryan Rickelton was dismissed at 42 while Dewald Brevis went on to make 70 not out in 41 balls to take his team home in the 16th over with 8 wickets in hand.
Durban Super Giants Form Guide:
Durban Super Giants are placed at the fifth position on points table.
The top run scorer for Durban Super Giants in the tournament is Quinton de Kock with 78 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Durban Super Giants in the tournament is Prenelan Subrayen with 2 scalps under his belt.
Durban Super Giants have lost their previous match against Joburg Super Kings by 16 runs.
Joburg Super Kings batted first and they posted a total of 190 for 6 in 20 overs. They got off to a terrible start and lost 4 wickets for just 27 runs. Faf du Plessis and Donavon Ferreira then stabilized the innings. Faf du Plessis made 32 while Donavon Ferreira smashed 82 not out in 40 balls to power Joburg Super Kings to a big total of 190 in 20 overs of play.
During the chase, Quinton de Kock and Kyle Mayers took their team off to a flier. They stitched a first wicket partnership of 98 runs. This is when Durban Super Giants looked completely ahead in the game. However, untimely dismissal of Kyle Mayers and Quinton de Kock put brakes on the scoring rate. The middle order batters couldn’t do enough to take their team home and Durban Super Giants were restricted to 174 for 5 in 20 overs, as they lost the match by 16 runs.
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Let’s have a look at the squads:
Durban Super Giants – Quinton de Kock, Kyle Abbott, Matthew Breetzke, Johnson Charles, Simon Harmer, Jason Holder, Christian Jonker, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Kyle Mayers, Wiaan Mulder, Keemo Paul, Dwaine Pretorius, Reece Topley, Prenelan Subrayen, Dilshan Madushanka, Junior Dala
MI Cape Town Rashid Khan, Ziyaad Abrahams, Jofra Archer, Dewald Brevis, Sam Curran, Beuran Hendricks, Duan Jansen, George Linde, Liam Livingstone, Wesley Marshall, Delano Potgieter, Kagiso Rabada, Ryan Rickelton, Grant Roelofsen, Waqar Salamkheil, Odean Smith, Olly Stone, Rassie van der Dussen.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – MI Cape Town
Who will win? – MI Cape Town
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Dewald Brevis (MI Cape Town), Quinton de Kock (Durban Super Giants)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Rashid Khan (MI Cape Town), Keshav Maharaj (Durban Super Giants)
Most Sixes – Dewald Brevis (MI Cape Town), Quinton de Kock (Durban Super Giants)
Player of the Match – Dewald Brevis (MI Cape Town)
Team Scores Batting first – MI Cape Town 170+, Durban Super Giants 150+
Match Handicap: MI Cape Town
*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.