Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions & Betting Tips Momentum One Day Cup 2020: 2nd Semi-Final - Lions v Warriors
The 2nd Semi-Final of the Momentum One Day Cup 2020 will be played between Lions and Warriors at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
Lions finished at the second spot after the group stage of the Momentum One Day Cup 2020 with 6 wins and 3 losses from 10 games. Lions had 28 points courtesy of winning their last League match against Dolphins by four wickets.
Ayavuya Myoli was their top bowler with figures of 10-49-4. Bjorn Fortuin was also impressive with two wickets with the bat. Each of their batters contributed with Dominic Hendricks being the top scorer, but it was the crucial knock from Delano Potgieter towards the end at a strike rate of over 125 that saw the team over the line with eight balls remaining.
Warriors finished the league stage at the third spot after 10 games. They won their last league match against Cape cobras by 8 wickets in what was a low-scoring match. Sisanda Magala was the star with the ball for the Warriors and picked up a 6-wicket haul while conceding just 24 runs from his 8.3 overs.
Warriors batsmen then made easy work of the 189-run target with Matthew Breetzke being the top scorer with an unbeaten for 80 off 84 deliveries.
Lions have been quite impressive throughout the tournament and are expected to win the semi-final.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Warriors - Edward Moore (c), Matthew Breetzke, Lesiba Ngoepe, Yaseen Vallie, Marco Marais, Sinethemba Qeshile (wk), Jade de Klerk, Ayabulela Gqamane, Sisanda Magala, Glenton Stuurman, Stephan Tait
Lions - Aaron Phangiso (c), Reeza Hendricks, Dominic Hendricks, Bjorn Fortuin, Ayavuya Myoli, Nicky van den Bergh (wk), Eldred Hawken, Wihan Lubbe, Ryan Rickelton, Delano Potgieter, Lesego Senokwane
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
Who will win the toss? - Lions
Who will win? – Lions
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Edward Moore (Warriors), Ryan Rickelton (Lions)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Sisanda Magala (Warriors), Eldred Hawken (Lions)
Most Sixes – Yaseen Vallie (Warriors), Ryan Rickelton (Lions)
Player of the Match – Ryan Rickelton
Team Scores Batting first – Warriors 275+, Lions 290+
Match Handicap 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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