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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Mzansi Super League Paarl Rocks V Jozi Stars

Chris Gayle Jozi Stars

Although both Paarl Rocks and Jozi Stars competed in their first matches, they were not able to get over the line.

Paarl Rocks had an exceptionally thrilling encounter against Tshwane Spartans. They were given a target of 204 by the Spartans but fell short by just one run. However, their batting showed that they have enough muscle to score 200 and this would be a huge positive for the team going forward.

Henry Davids will continue to lead the side as Faf du Plessis is still not available. Tabraiz Shamsi though is back from the Australia tour and is expected to join the team.

Cameron Delport starred with the bat in the first match, cracking 73 runs off just 43 deliveries. Delport is expected to get good support from Australian international Michael Klinger.

With the ball, Dwayne Bravo picked up three in the last game and is expected to repeat the heroics. Dane Paterson also chipped in with a couple and can be a real threat if the ball swings around first up.

Jozi Stars were beaten by five wickets against Nelson Mandela Bay Giants. It was quite clear that their batting lacked depth and was over-dependent on Chris Gayle. Skipper Dane Vilas, who scored an unbeaten 38 in the last game, will be a major component of the batting order along with all rounder Daniel Christian.

Christian will get support from Eddie Leie and Beuran Hendricks, both of whom picked up two wickets each at Johannesburg.


Let's have a look at the playing XIs of both teams.

Paarl Rocks- Michael Klinger, Cameron Delport, Henry Davids (c), Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Dwayne Bravo, Grant Thomson, Patrick Kruger, Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), Dane Paterson, Kerwin Mungroo, Tabraiz Shamsi

Jozi Stars- Wihan Lubbe, Ryan Rickelton, Rassie van der Dussen, Dane Vilas (c)(wk), Petrus van Biljon, Daniel Christian, Calvin Savage, Nono Pongolo, Duanne Olivier, Eddie Leie, Beuran Hendricks


 Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – Paarl Rocks

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Cameron Delport (Paarl Rocks),Ryan Rickelton (Jozi Stars)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Tabraiz Shamsi (Paarl Rocks), Beuran Hendricks (Jozi Stars)

Most Sixes – Cameron Delport (Paarl Rocks), Daniel Christian (Jozi Stars)

Team Scores Batting First – Paarl Rocks 140+, Jozi Stars 130+

*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 soon, so stay tuned.

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