Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Momentum One Day Cup 2020 - Titans v Lions
The opening encounter of the Momentum One Day Cup 2020 will be played between Titans and Lions at the SuperSport Park in Centurion.
In the last five matches played between the Titans and the Lions, the Titans have won three games. However, in the last two matches, the Lions have registered wins.
After topping the league stage in the last season with 6 wins from 10 games, the Titans beat Cape Cobras by 5 wickets in the 1st semifinal and then went on to be crowned the champions with a hefty 135-run win over Dolphins in the final.
They will take on Lions who had a totally contrasting fate last year with only 2 wins from 10 games. They finished with the wooden spoon and could not make it to the semifinal.
Titans' Aiden Markram was the top-scorer in the last season with a ridiculous average of 108.40, striking at 132.84. Makram scored 542 runs from just five innings while the second placed batsman took nine innings. Tony de Zorzi was their next best scorer.
With the ball, Junior Dala was at the top of the wicket charts with 27 wickets from just 11 innings.
Dominic Hendricks top scored for the Lions last year with 329 runs from just 5 innings while Bjorn Fortuin was their top wicket-taker.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Lions - Craig Alexander, Stephen Cook, Bjorn Fortuin, Dominic Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Beuran Hendricks, Wihan Lubbe, Mangaliso Mosehle, Aaron Phangiso(c), Dwaine Pretorius, Migael Pretorius, Omphile Ramela, Kagiso Rapulana, Ryan Rickelton, Malusi Siboto, Nicky van den Bergh, Rassie van der Dussen
Titans - Theunis De Bruyn, Tony de Zorzi, Andrea Agathagelou, Farhaan Behardien, Junior Dala, Corbin Bosch, Henry Davids, Eldred Hawken, Heinrich Klaasen, Heino Kuhn, Tshepo Moreki, Rivaldo Moonsamy, Alfred Mothoa, Grant Thomson, Jonathan Vandiar, Shaun von Berg, Wandile Makwetu, Mandla Mashimbyi, Tumi Masekela, Sizwe Hadebe, Mark Charlton, JP Triegaart, Karen Smithies
Who will win the toss? - Titans
Who will win? – Lions
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Tony de Zorzi (Titans), Dominic Hendricks (Lions)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Junior Dala (Titans), Bjorn Fortuin (Lions)
Most Sixes – Theunis De Bruyn (Titans), Dominic Hendricks (Lions)
Player of the Match – Tony de Zorzi
Team Scores Batting first – Titans 275+, Lions 240+
Match Handicap Titans
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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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