Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Mzansi Super League 2019 - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Paarl Rocks
The 17th match of the Mzansi Super League 2019 will be played between Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Paarl Rocks at the St George's Park in Port Elizabeth.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants are placed at the top of the Mzansi Super League 2019 points table with 4 wins from 5 matches. One of the matches ended without a result which is why the Giants have 19 points and an impressive net run rate of + 1.713.
They will be up against Paarl Rocks who have also played 5 games with 3 wins, one loss and one washed out match.
Skipper John John Smuts has been the highest run-scorer for Nelson Mandela Bay Giants with 138 runs from five games at an average of 46. He has struck at close to 150 with the best of 73. Wicketkeeper Ben Dunk has also chipped in with 100 runs from five matches including an unbeaten half-century.
Junior Dala is the highest wicket-taker for the Bay Giants and the second highest of the tournament with nine scalps from five games at an average of 17.66. He has been a bit expensive and has conceded runs at 9.35 with best match figures of 3-19.
James Vince is the top-scorer for Paarl Rocks with 152 runs from just three innings at an average of 76 including his best of unbeaten 68. Tabraiz Shamsi has picked the most wickets for the team with 7 wickets from 4 games.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI both teams:
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
Paarl Rocks - Isuru Udana, Henry Davids, Faf du Plessis (c), Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Hardus Viljoen, Cameron Delport, Sibonelo Makhanya, Tabraiz Shamsi, Ferisco Adams, Bjorn Fortuin
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
Who will win the toss? - Paarl Rocks
Who will win? – Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – JJ Smuts (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants), Faf du Plessis (Paarl Rocks)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Imran Tahir (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants), Bjorn Fortuin (Paarl Rocks)
Most Sixes – JJ Smuts (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants), Faf du Plessis (Paarl Rocks)
Player of the Match – JJ Smuts
Team Scores Batting first – Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 190+, Paarl Rocks 175+
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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