Cricket Betting Tips & Match Predictions: CSA T20 Challenge 2021- Imperial Lions vs Hollywoodbets Dolphins- Match 12
The 12th match of the CSA T20 Challenge 2021 will be played between Imperial Lions and Hollywoodbets Dolphins at the Kingsmead Stadium, Durban.
Current Form Imperial Lions:
Imperial Lions have been a dominant force in the tournament and have won all 3 of their matches played so far. They are placed at the top position on points table.
In their last game against VKB Knights, Imperial Lions lost the toss and were asked to field first. They started brilliantly with the ball and sent 5 of the top batters from VKB Knights back to the pavilion at a total of 40. VKB Knights looked in troubled waters at this point when Farhaan Behardien came to the crease and played a sensible knock of 28 off 28 balls to ensure his team reached a decent total. In the end, Knights reached a total of 106 before being bowled out. Sisanda Magala was the star with the ball as he picked up 5 wickets for Lions.
Chasing 106, Imperial Lions had a horrible start as they lost both the openers at a total of 6 runs. Lions were really struggling at the start as they scored only 24 runs in the powerplay overs. Once Tenda Bavuma and Reeza Hendricks got settled, they started to tee off the bowling attack of Knights and stitched a match winning partnership of 93 runs for the 3rd wicket. In the end, they chased the total comfortably in the 19th over with 7 wickets in hand.
Current Form Hollywoodbets Dolphins:
Hollywoodbets Dolphins have also won 3 out of their 3 matches played and are currently sitting at the number 2 position on points table.
In their last outing against Warriors, Hollywoodbets Dolphins lost the toss and were asked to have a bowl first. The bowling unit of Dolphins bowled very good lines to the batters and did not provide enough room for them to free their arms. Warriors were struggling at 47 for 3 in the 9th over. Post that period, JJ Smuts and Sinethemba Queshile collected 71 runs for the 4th wicket, pulling their team out of trouble. Queshile played a fine innings of 47 runs that was studded with 5 boundaries. In the end, Warriors posted a total of 143 for 5 in their 20 overs.
Chasing 144, Dolphins started off very well as the opening pair stitched a partnership of 92 runs for the 1st wicket and almost sealed the game in their favour. Sarel Erwee made 52 runs while Keegan Petersen remained unbeaten at 58 to steer his team home. Rain arrived when Dolphins were 128 for 2 by the end of the 18th over. There was no restart to the match and Dolphins were declared winners according to DLS calculation as they were ahead by 3 runs.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Hollywoodbets Dolphins: Keshav Maharaj (capt), Sarel Erwee, Khaya Zondo, Kerwin Mungroo, Robbie Frylinck, Keegan Petersen, Grant Roelofsen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo (Injured), Ruan de Swardt, Daryn Dupavillon, Mangaliso Mosehle, Senuran Muthusamy, Prenelan Subrayen, Eathan Bosch, Ottneil Baartman.
Imperial Lions: Temba Bavuma (capt), Reeza Hendricks, Dwaine Pretorius, Delano Potgieter, Beuran Hendricks, Wiaan Mulder, Lutho Sipamla, Bjorn Fortuin, Ryan Rickelton, Sisanda Magala, Malusi Siboto, Eldred Hawken, Kagiso Rabada, Rassie van der Dussen, Aaron Phangiso, Ruan Haanbroek
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Hollywoodbets Dolphins
Who will win? – Imperial Lions
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Sarel Erwee (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Rassie van der Dussen (Imperial Lions)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Keshav Maharaj (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Kagiso Rabada (Imperial Lions)
Most Sixes – Sarel Erwee (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Rassie van der Dussen (Imperial Lions)
Player of the Match- Rassie van der Dussen (Imperial Lions)
Team Scores Batting first – Hollywoodbets Dolphins 150+, Imperial Lions 160+
Match Handicap- Imperial Lions
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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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