Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Mzansi Super League 2019 - Paarl Rocks v Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
The 28th match of the Mzansi Super League 2019 will be played between Paarl Rocks and Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at the Boland Park in Paarl.
Paarl Rocks are placed at the second spot in Mzansi Super League 2019 points table with 5 wins and 3 losses from 9 games. They have had one rained off match, which is why the Rocks have 23 points and a net run rate of + 0.653.
Even if they lose this game, the Rocks are guaranteed qualification for the knockouts.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants are a step ahead of the Rocks with 6 wins. They are seated right at the top of the leaderboard with 27 points and a net run rate of + 0.62. A loss won't effect their qualification.
James Vince is the top scorer for the Rocks with 217 runs from 7 matches at an average of 43.40 and a strike rate of almost 145. Vince has the best of unbeaten 86 and has got some support from Cameron Delport and Faf du Plessis who have contributed 207 and 194 runs respectively.
Tabraiz Shamsi is their top wicket-taker and the third highest in the tournament with 12 wickets from 8 matches at an economy rate of 7.20.
Ben Dunk is the top-scorer for the Bay Giants with 353 runs, the second highest in the tournament, from 9 games at an average of close to 60 and a strike rate of almost 150.
Imran Tahir has picked up 14 wickets for the team.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of 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 - Henry Davids, Cameron Delport, Faf du Plessis (c), James Vince, Dwaine Pretorius, Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), Isuru Udana, Hardus Viljoen, Bjorn Fortuin, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kerwin Mungroo
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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