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

Gerald Coetzee Jozi Stars 2-42 against Cape Town Blitz (but may not feature)
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The 8th match of the Mzansi Super League 2019 will be played between Jozi Stars and Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.


After three matches, Jozi Stars are yet to open their account and are struggling with losses in all their games. They are placed right at the bottom of the pile with a net run rate of -1.600.

On the other hand, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants have done well in their two games. They won their first match against Jozi Stars, courtesy of 40s from Heino Kuhn and Farhaan Behardien and some good bowling from Junior Dala.

Their next match against Tshwane Spartans was washed out due to rain without a ball being bowled and hence the team has 6 points.

Jozi Stars kicked off their Mzansi Super League 2019 campaign with the opening fixture of the tournament against Cape Town Blitz which they lost by 15 runs. Their next match was against Nelson Mandela Bay Giants in which they were beaten by 24 runs.

In their last match against Cape Town Blitz, they suffered the biggest defeat of the season with them losing by 57 runs. In that game, the team conceded 183 runs despite some decent bowling from Aaron Phangiso. Skipper Temba Bavuma played well for a 42-ball 62 but no other batter chipped in as the team was bowled out for 126.

Naturally, the Bay Giants will start favourites for this game.

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

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants - Jason Roy, Matthew Breetzke, JJ Smuts, Heino Kuhn, Ben Dunk, Farhaan Behardien, Chris Morris, Onke Nyaku, Junior Dala, Imran Tahir, Nandre Burger

Jozi Stars - Chris Gayle, Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Daniel Christian, Ryan Rickelton, Simon Harmer, Delano Potgieter, Kagiso Rabada, Dane Paterson, Aaron Phangiso

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - Jozi Stars

Who will win? – Nelson Mandela Bay Giants

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rassie van der Dussen  (Jozi Stars), Jason Roy (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Kagiso Rabada (Jozi Stars), Imran Tahir (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants)

Most Sixes – Rassie van der Dussen  (Jozi Stars), Jason Roy (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants)

Man of the Match –  Jason Roy

Team Scores Batting first – Jozi Stars 170+, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 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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