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

AB de Villiers (Tshwane Spartans)

The 23rd match of the Mzansi Super League 2019 will be played between Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Tshwane Spartans at the St George's Park in Port Elizabeth.

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants have done quite well in this season of the Mzansi Super League 2019 and are placed at the second spot with 4 wins and 2 losses from 7 games. The Bay Giants have 19 points and a net run rate of + 0.721.

They will take on Tshwane Spartans who are placed just below them with 3 wins and one loss from 7 games. The Spartans have had 3 of their matches being washed out which is why they have 19 points and a net run rate of + 0.714.

John John Smuts is the top run-scorer for the Bay Giants with 205 runs from 7 matches at an average of 41 and a strike rate of 140. Smuts has scored two half-centuries with the best of 73. Ben Dunk has also contributed with 179 runs from 6 innings at an average of 35.80.

Junior Dala and Imran Tahir are the top wicket-takers for the Giants with 11 and 10 wickets respectively from 7 games. Both have picked up a three-wicket haul each. While Dala has been expensive with an economy of 10.21, Tahir has been exceptional for the team, conceding runs at just 5.84.

With his unbeaten knock of 69, AB de Villiers has now become the top run-scorer for Tshwane Spartans with 184 runs. Dean Elgar has also contributed 180.

Morne Morkel has picked up 9 wickets for the Spartans from 6 games.


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

Tshwane Spartans - Theunis de Bruyn, Dean Elgar, AB de Villiers, Heinrich Klaasen (c, wk), Petrus van Biljon, Tom Curran, Roelof van der Merwe, Wiaan Mulder, Morne Morkel, Lungi Ngidi, Lutho Sipamla

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) – JJ Smuts (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants), AB de Villiers (Tshwane Spartans)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Junior Dala (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants), Lungi Ngidi (Tshwane Spartans)

Most Sixes – JJ Smuts (Nelson Mandela Bay Giants), AB de Villiers (Tshwane Spartans)

Man of the Match –  AB de Villiers 

Team Scores Batting first – Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 180+, Tshwane Spartans 170+

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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