Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Mzansi Super League 2019 - Tshwane Spartans v Paarl Rocks

James Vince (Paarl Rocks)
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The 19th match of the Mzansi Super League 2019 will be played between Tshwane Spartans and Paarl Rocks at SuperSport Park in Centurion.


Tshwane Spartans are placed at the third spot in the Mzansi Super League 2019 points table with two wins from five games. The team has not lost a single match but 3 of their matches have been rained off. The Spartans have 14 points and a net run rate of + 0.757.

They will take on Paarl Rocks who have climbed to the top of the leaderboard with four wins and one loss from 6 games. One of their matches was washed out after which the Rocks have 19 points and a net run rate of + 1.467.

Dean Elgar is the highest run-scorer for the Spartans at the moment with 163 runs from just 4 innings at an average of 81.50. He has struck at a healthy 141.73 and has made two half-centuries. The opener has received some support from Theunis de Bruyn and AB de Villiers.

Morne Morkel is the top wicket-taker for the Spartans with 6 wickets from 3 innings at an average of 7.50 and an economy of 5.86. Morkel has best figures of 3-21.

James Vince has scored 189 runs for Paarl Rocks from 4 matches at an average of 63 and a strike rate of 157.50 with the top score of unbeaten 86. Dwayne Pretorius and Faf du Plessis have also contributed.

Tabraiz Shamsi and Bjorn Fortuin have picked up 9 and 7 wickets for the Rocks respectively.

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

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

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - Tshwane Spartans

Who will win? – Paarl Rocks

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – AB de Villiers (Tshwane Spartans), Faf du Plessis (Paarl Rocks)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Morne Morkel (Tshwane Spartans), Tabraiz Shamsi (Paarl Rocks)

Most Sixes – AB de Villiers (Tshwane Spartans), Henry Davids (Paarl Rocks)

Player of the Match –  Faf du Plessis

Team Scores Batting first – Tshwane Spartans 160+, Paarl Rocks 175+

Match Handicap Paarl Rocks

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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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