Durban Heat is expected to win their first game in MSL 2019.
The 15th Match of Mzansi Super League 2019 will be played between the Cape Town Blitz and Durban Heat at Newlands in Cape Town.
The match starts at 5:30 PM local time (9:00 PM IST) (03:30 PM GMT). It can be watched live on Sony Six and Sony Six HD. Live streaming will be available on Sony LIV and FanCode in India.
Durban Heat has not got off to a great start to their season in MSL 2019. After playing five games they are still due to taste their first win. Three out of their five games got abandoned due to rain and would be eager to get back on winning track before getting ruled out from the semi-final race.
The heat will have to come up with some stronger team effort in the upcoming game. With the likes of David Miller, Alex Hales and Dane Villas they boast some strong batting line up in the tournament, who can help their side to outclass Cape Town Blitz. Blitz has won three games until now in the tournament and will look to carry on with their convincing performance.
In batting, they have Janneman Malan, who looks in good touch with the bat. He has amassed 187 runs in six games with a best of 99*. They also have Quinton de Kock as their skipper that makes their batting line up look more strong. In bowling, they have Dale Steyn who is currently the leading wicket-taker in the tournament. He has grabbed as many as 10 wickets in six matches.
It will be a sunny day with plenty of sun and no chances of rain. The temperature is expected to deviate between 30 and 33 Degree Celsius according to Accuweather.
The track at Newlands is expected to go in favour of the batsmen that will help them to pile some big runs. However, the bowlers are expected to get less assistance from the wicket. The pacers will have to hit in the right areas to get wickets during the game.
Average first innings score: 173 (Two games played at the Newlands in MSL 2019)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 0, Lost – 2, Tied – 0
(Will be added when there is an update)
Quinton de Kock (C & WK), Janneman Malan, Marques Ackerman, Liam Livingstone, Asif Ali, Vernon Philander, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Nawaz, Dale Steyn, Sisanda Magala, Gregory Mahlokwana.
Bench: Khwezi Gumede, Aviwe Mgijima, Anrich Nortje, David Bedingham.
Wesley Marshall, Alex Hales, Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas (C & WK), David Miller, Ravi Bopara, Andile Phehlukwayo, Malusi Siboto, Keshav Maharaj, Kyle Abbott, Shaun von Berg
Bench- Prenelan Subrayen, Khaya Zondo, Marco Jansen, Daryn Dupavillion, Sarel Erwee
Janneman Malan is moving in his red hot form in MSL 2019. He has amassed 187 runs in six games and will be an important player for any Dream11 Fantasy side. Dale Steyn will be an important player with the ball. He is currently the leading wicket-taker in the ongoing tournament.
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