Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Momentum One Day Cup 2020 - Lions v Knights
The 17th match of the Momentum One Day Cup 2020 will be played between Lions and Knights at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
Lions are placed at the second spot in the Momentum One Day Cup 2020 points table with three wins and one loss from four games. Their victories have been convincing which is why the team has a net run rate of + 0.451 and 13 points.
They will face Knights who have won one but lost three of their five matches by big margins while another was washed out. As a result, they are placed at the bottom of the points table with 6 points and a net run rate of -1.477.
Jacques Snyman has scored the most runs for the Knights with 153 runs drom three innings. Skipper Wandile Makwetu has also scored 130 at an average of close to 32.50.
Shaun von Berg has picked up 6 wickets for the team from 4 innings while Tshepo Ntuli has picked 5.
Lions' Ryan Rickelton is currently leading the team's run charts with 324 runs at an average of 81. He has made his runs at a strike rate of over 100 and has scored one century and one half-century, with the best of 157.
Aaaron Phangiso is their leading bowler with 8 wickets from 4 matches, including best match figures of 4/46.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Lions - Ryan Rickelton, Dominic Hendricks, Kagiso Rapulana, Nicky van den Bergh (wk), Wihan Lubbe, Delano Potgieter, Nono Pongolo, Malusi Siboto, Aaron Phangiso (c), Eldred Hawken, Johannes Diseko
Knights - Raynard van Tonder, Jacques Snyman, Keegan Petersen, Andries Gous, Obus Pienaar, Wandile Makwetu (c & wk), Shaun von Berg, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Ottniel Baartman, Mbulelo Budaza, Tshepo Ntuli
Who will win the toss? - Lions
Who will win? – Lions
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Jacques Snyman (Knights), Ryan Rickelton (Lions)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shaun von Berg (Knights), Aaron Phangiso (Lions)
Most Sixes – Jacques Snyman (Knights), Ryan Rickelton (Lions)
Player of the Match – Ryan Rickelton
Team Scores Batting first – Knights 265+, Lions 290+
Match Handicap Lions
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*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.
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