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

Farhaan Behardien Nelson Mandela Bay Giants

The 5th match of the Mzansi Super League 2019 will be played between Tshwane Spartans and Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at the SuperSport Park in Centurion.

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants kicked off their MSL 2019 campaign with a match against Jozi Stars. The team batted first and did not get off to a great start. Middle order batsmen Heino Kuhn and Farhaan Behardien scored 40s to take the team's total past 160.

The partnership between Reeza Hendricks and Temba Bavuma for the second wicket was looking threatening at one point with the Stars on their way to a win. Junior Dala worked his magic with two quick wickets and helped the Bay Giants win the game by 24 runs.

Tshwane Spartans were slated to begin their campaign with a match against Durban Heat in the second fixture of the tournament. But, it could not be played due to rain. The downpour was so heavy that even the toss could not be conducted and the match had to the abandoned.

AB de Villiers will be the biggest attraction for Tshwane Spartan who will take the field after his T20 Blast heroics. The team has retained Lungi Ngidi, Theunis de Bruyn, Lutho Sipamla and Tony de Zorzi. Morne Morkel, Heinrich Klaasen, Dean Elgar and Wiaan Mulder are the top-drawer local players.

Let's have a look at the squads both teams:

TSHWANE SPARTANS: AB de Villiers, Tom Curran (England), Morne Morkel, Lungi Ngidi (retained player), Heinrich Klaasen, Theunis de Bruyn (retained player), Roelof van der Merwe, Lutho Sipamla (retained player), Pite van Biljon, Tony de Zorzi (retained player), Waqar Salamkheil (Afghanistan), Dean Elgar, Wiaan Mulder, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Corbin Bosch

NELSON MANDELA BAY GIANTS: Imran Tahir, Jason Roy (England), Chris Morris (retained player), Jon-Jon Smuts (retained player), Junior Dala (retained player), Farhaan Behardien, Beuran Hendricks, Matthew Breetzke, Onke Nyaku, Ben Dunk (Australia), Heino Kuhn (retained player), Marco Marais (retained player), Grant Thomson, Akhona Mnyaka, Nandre Burger


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) – Heino Kuhn (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 – Heino Kuhn (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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