Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions & Betting Tips Momentum One Day Cup 2020: 1st Semi-Final - Dolphins v Knights
The 1st Semi-Final of the Momentum One Day Cup 2020 will be played between Dolphins and Knights at the Kingsmead in Durban.
Dolphins lost their last league match of the Momentum One Day Cup 2020 against Lions by four wickets. The team has been doing well and finished at the top of the points table after the league stage with 7 wins from 10 games and 30 points.
In their last group match, Sarel Erwee and Grant Roelofsen, who have been generally very good for the team throughout the tournament, fired yet again with an opening partnership of 124 runs.
Robbie Frylinck was exceptional for the team giving away just 27 runs from 10 overs. However, he picked up only one wicket and the Lions managed to win the game in the penultimate over.
They will take on the Knights who finished at the fourth spot in the points table after the group stage, just managing a semi-final spot with 22 points.
The Knights played their last league match against Titans which they won by three wickets to ensure semi-final qualification. Shaun von Berg was their top bowler who picked a 5-wicket haul.
With the bat, the team did not fare well and lost 7 wickets for just 141 runs. Openers Andries Gous and Jacques Snyman had a 59-run stand and were the top scorers.
Dolphins are the favorites to win this match.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Knights - Andries Gous, Jacques Snyman, Patrick Kruger, Keegan Petersen, Raynard van Tonder, Grant Mokoena, Wandile Makwetu (c & wk), Shaun von Berg, Mbulelo Budaza, Ottniel Baartman, Marco Jansen
Dolphins - Robbie Frylinck, Prenelan Subrayen (c), Cody Chetty, Khaya Zondo, Daryn Dupavillon, Sarel Erwee, Senuran Muthusamy, Marques Ackerman, Andile Mokgakane, Grant Roelofsen (wk), Lifa Ntanzi
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
Who will win the toss? - Dolphins
Who will win? – Dolphins
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Andries Gous (Knights), Grant Roelofsen (Dolphins)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shaun von Berg (Knights), Robbie Frylinck (Dolphins)
Most Sixes – Andries Gous (Knights), Grant Roelofsen (Dolphins)
Player of the Match – Grant Roelofsen
Team Scores Batting first – Knights 275+, Dolphins 290+
Match Handicap Dolphins
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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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