Pitch Conditions:

Kingsmead Durban

This wicket is expected to be neutral with bowlers getting the somewhat extra advantage. You can see scores in the vicinity of 150.

WAR Team Preview:

Squad: Gihahn Cloete, Marco Marais, JJ Smuts, Sinethemba Qeshile(w/c), Lesiba Ngoepe, Wihan Lubbe, Marco Jansen, Jade de Klerk, Glenton Stuurman, Anrich Nortje, Stefan Tait, Ayabulela Gqamane, Tshepo Ntuli, Mthiwekhaya Nabe, Triston Stubbs, Lizo Makosi

They have a below-average season till now with one win in their hand after playing 4 matches. Most probably they will go with the same playing11.

Probable 11 :
G Cloete, JJ Smuts(LAO), L Ngoepe, S Qeshile, W Lubbe(RAO), T Stubbs, A Gqamane, M Jansen, A Nortje, M Nabe, L Makhosi(Chinaman)

Expected Death Overs: A Nortje and M Jansen

Team Breakup:

Main Batters: W Lubbe, JJ Smuts, S Qeshile
Main Spinners: JJ Smuts
Main Pacers: A Nortje, M Jansen and M Nabe

Performance in this season:

  • G Cloete: 18, 5, 6, 8
  • JJ Smuts(LAO): 14, 29+21/0(2), 20+12/0(2), 16+19/1(3),
  • L Ngoepe: 0, 19, 14, 0
  • W Lubbe: 22, 7, 35+7/1(2)
  • S Qeshile: 33, 47, 13, 1,
  • M Marais: 18, 18, 4,
  • A Gqamane: 15+20/3, 5+15/1(3), 2+29/1(3), 37
  • M Jansen: 11+17/0, 27/0(3), 47+39/0(4), 4+21/2(4),
  • A Nortje: 33/1, 15/0(4), 25+30/2(4), 4+20/1(4),
  • G Stuurman: 31/1,
  • T Stubbs: 10, 44,
  • M Nabe: 1+32/1(3), 1+21/4(4),
  • L Makhosi(Chinaman): 28/0, 21/0(2), 34/1(4), 0+24/0(3),

Performance and Stats of the Players(before the start of the tournament):

S Qeshile(RHB):
LS: 10 M, 7 I, 101 R, 14.42 A, 109.78 SR
MODC: 4 M, 4 I, 105 R, 35.0 A, 88.23 SR
CAREER STATS(T20D): 21 M, 14 I, 215 R, 15.35 A, 115.59 SR

M Marais(RHB):
LS: 10 M, 7 I, 209 R, 34.83 A, 165.87 SR
MODC: 3 M, 3 I, 14 R, 4.66 A, 29.78 SR
CAREER STATS(T20D): 57 M, 52 I, 1422 R, 34.68 A, 144.51 AR

G Cloete(LHB):
LS: 10 M, 9 I, 200 R, 25.0 A, 125.78 SR
MODC:
CAREER STATS(T20D): 73 M, 64 I, 1215 R, 20.25 A, 112.08 SR

L Ngoepe(LHB):
LS: 5 M, 4 I, 34 R, 8.50 A, 125.92 SR
MODC: 4 M, 4 I, 72 R, 18.0 A, 81.81 SR
CAREER STATS(T20D): 57 M, 48 I, 442 R, 11.63 A, 107.80 SR

T Stubbs(LHB+LS):
LS:
MODC:
CAREER STATS(FC): 4 M, 5 I, 196 R, 39.20 A, 62.42 SR (Grade 2 tournament)

J Smuts(RHB+LAO):
LS: 10 M, 8 I, 205 R, 29.28 A, 143.35 SR+ 8 I, 30 O, 3 W,
MODC: 4 M, 4 I, 162 R, 40.50 A, 87.56 SR+4 I, 33 O, 6 W,
CAREER STATS(T20I): 13 M, 13 I, 174 R, 13.38 A, 105.45 SR+ 10 I, 22 O, 1 W,

W Lubbe(LHB+RAO):
LS:
MODC: 4 M, 4 I, 119 R, 29.75 A, 58.04 SR+ 4 I, 27 O, 3 W,
CAREER STATS(T20D): 43 M, 37 I, 783 R, 21.75 A, 139.07 SR+ 21 I, 64 O, 15 W,

A Gqamane(RAF):
LS:
MODC: 4 M, 4 I, 96 R, 32.0 A, 94.11 SR+3 I, 11 O, 0 W,
CAREER STATS(T20D): 48 M, 28 I, 293 R, 16.27 A, 133.78 SR+ 47 I, 104 O, 19 W,

J D Klerk(RHB+LAO):
LS: 10 M, 3 I, 19 R, 9.50 A, 86.36 SR+ 8 I, 22 O, 4 W,
MODC: 1 M, 1 I, 3 R, 3.0 A, 50.0 SR+ 1 I, 4.4 O, 0 W,
CAREER STATS(T20D): 21 M, 8 I, 54 R, 9.0 A, 93.10 SR+ 19 I, 58 O, 11 W,

A Nortje(RAF):
LS:
MODC:
CAREER STATS(T20D): 40 M, 40 I, 146 O, 50 W,

M Jansen(LAF):
LS:
MODC:
CAREER STATS(T20D): 4 M, 4 I, 14 O, 2 W,

G Stuurman(RAM):
LS:
MODC: 3 M, 3 I, 21 O, 4 W
CAREER STATS(T20D): 13 M, 13 I, 42 O, 15 W,

M Nabe(RAM):
LS:
MODC: 4 M, 3 I, 11 O, 5 W,
CAREER STATS(T20D) 14 M, 13 I, 41 O, 13 W,

T Ntuli:
LS:
MODC:
CAREER STATS(T20D): 24 M, 22 I, 40 O, 11 W,

S Tait(LAF):
LS:
MODC: 1 M, 1 I, 8 O, 1 W,
CAREER STATS(LIST A): 22 M, 22 I, 182 O, 31 W,

L Makhosi(Chinaman):
LS:
MODC:
CAREER STATS(LIST A): 7 M, 7 I, 45 O, 2 W,

KTS Team Preview:
Squad:
Pite van Biljon (capt), Mbulelo Budaza, Jacques Snyman, Andries Gous, Gerald Coetzee, Patrick Kruger, Shaun von Berg, Grant Mokoena, Farhaan Behardien, Alfred Mothoa, Ferisco Adams, Wandile Makwetu, Raynard van Tonder, Matthew Kleinveldt, Jonathan Vandiar, Migael Pretorius.

This team is looking very weak on the paper. They have very less impact players in their team. They have won only 1 match till now. Their main batsmen F Behardien failed to play any impact knock till now.

Probable 11 :
P Kruger(RHB+RAM), J Snyman(RHB+RAO), RV Tonder, PV Biljon(RHB), G Mokoena/A Gous, F Behardien(RHB), F Adams(RHB+RAF), G Coetzee(RAF), SV Berg(Leg Break), A Mathoa(RAF)/M Pretorious

Death Overs: Any 2 of F Adams, G Coetzee and M Pretorious (chances of F Adams is very high)

Team Breakup:

Main Batters: PV Biljon, RV Tonder and F Behardian
Main Spinners: SV Berg
Main Pacers: F Adams, G Coetzee and M Pretorius

Performance in this season:

  • P Kruger: 22, 0+15/0(1.1), 18+6/0(1), 2+8/0(1.1),
  • J Snyman: 3+27/0(3), 6+ 12+27/0(3),6+ 13/0(2),
  • R Van Tonder: 42, 6
  • P Van Biljon: 33, 72, 29, 15,
  • F Behardien: 0, 5, 9, 28,
  • G Mokoena: 4, 13, 8,
  • W Makwetu: 0, 13,
  • F Adams: 0+10/0(2), 18+26/2(3), 0+42/0(4), 23+27/0(3), 
  • G Coetzee: 0+19/2(4),
  • M Pretorius: 2+26/3(4), 38+26/1(4), 19+37/1(4),
  • S V Berg: 1+36/0(4), 19/1(4), 23/2(4), 1+21/0(4),
  • A Mothoa: 7+11/0(3), 37/2(4), 32/2(4), 0+22/0(4),
  • M Budaza: 0+10/0(1)

 

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