Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Mzansi Super League 2019 - Durban Heat v Nelson Mandela Bay Giants

Durban Heats' David Miller
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The 20th match of the Mzansi Super League 2019 will be played between Durban Heat and Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at the Kingsmead in Durban.

Durban Heat are placed at the second last spot in the Mzansi Super League 2019 points table with one win and two losses from six games. It has been their bad luck that three of their games have been washed out. Still, the Heat have 10 points and a net run rate of - 0.153.

They will take on Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, who find themselves at the second spot in the leaderboard with 19 points, the same as leaders Pal Rocks, but a slightly inferior net run rate of + 0.996. The Bay Giants have four wins and one loss from six games.

Wihan Lubbe has 132 runs from 4 innings for Durban Heat at an average of 33 and a impressive strike rate of almost 180. He has the best score of 83.

Dane Vilas and David Miller have also contributed with close to 100 runs. While Vilas has an average of 34 and strike rate of 143.66, Miller has scored his runs at 47 with an uncharacteristic strike rate of 114.63.

Malusi Siboto has picked up five wickets from four games for the team but has been slightly on the expensive side with an economy rate of 9.46.

John John Smuts and Ben Dunk are the leading run scorers for the Bay Giants with both having scored close to 150 runs. Both have strike rates in the 150s and have made one half-century each.

Junior Dala and Imran Tahir are the leading wicket takers for the Giants. Both of them are among the top five wicket-takers of MSL 2019.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI both teams:

Durban Heat - Wesley Marshall, Alex Hales, Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas (c, wk), David Miller, Ravi Bopara, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Marco Jansen, Kyle Abbott, Malusi Siboto

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants - Jason Roy, Matthew Breetzke, JJ Smuts (c), Ben Dunk (wk), Heino Kuhn, Marco Marais, Chris Morris, Onke Nyaku, Nandre Burger, Junior Dala, Imran Tahir

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants

Who will win? – Nelson Mandela Bay Giants

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Wihan Lubbe (Durban Heat), JJ Smuts (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Kyle Abbott (Durban Heat), Imran Tahir (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants)

Most Sixes – Wihan Lubbe (Durban Heat), JJ Smuts (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants)

Player of the Match –  JJ Smuts

Team Scores Batting first – Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 190+, Durban Heat 185+

Match Handicap Nelson Mandela Bay Giants

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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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