The 23rd match of the Mzansi Super League 2019 will take place between Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Tshwane Spartans at the St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. Nelson Mandela Bay Giants have done pretty well in this tournament and are placed at the second in the points table with 4 wins and 2 losses from 7 games. The Bay Giants have 19 points and a net run rate of + 0.721. On the other hand, Tshwane Spartans are placed just below them with 3 wins and one loss from 7 games. They have had 3 of their matches being abandoned which is why they have 19 points and a net run rate of + 0.714. Here is the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Tshwane Spartans Dream 11 Predictions.
The 23rd match of the Mzansi Super League 2019 will be held between Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Tshwane Spartans at the St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on 3rd December. The match is scheduled to start at 5:30 PM Local and 9:00 PM IST.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
John John Smuts is the top run-getter for the Bay Giants with 205 runs from 7 games which came at an average of 41 and a strike rate of 140. Smuts has scored two half-centuries so far with the best of 73. Ben Dunk has also scored 179 runs from 6 innings at an average of 35.80.
Junior Dala and Imran Tahir are the top wicket-takers for the side with 11 and 10 wickets respectively from 7 games so far. Both have scalped a three-wicket haul each. Although Dala has been expensive with an economy of 10.21, Tahir has been exceptional as he conceded runs at just 5.84.
Probable Playing XI
Jason Roy, Matthew Breetzke, JJ Smuts (c), Ben Dunk (wk), Heino Kuhn, Marco Marais, Chris Morris, Onke Nyaku, Nandre Burger, Junior Dala, Imran Tahir
With his unbeaten inning of 69, AB de Villiers has now become the top run-getter for Tshwane Spartans with 184 runs. Dean Elgar has also scored 180. Morne Morkel is the leading wicket-taker with 9 wickets from 6 games.
Probable Playing XI
Theunis de Bruyn, Dean Elgar, AB de Villiers, Heinrich Klaasen (c, wk), Petrus van Biljon, Tom Curran, Roelof van der Merwe, Wiaan Mulder, Morne Morkel, Lungi Ngidi, Lutho Sipamla
Pitch and Conditions
The weather is expected to be bright along with a good amount of humidity during the game. The temperature will be around 20 degrees Celcius. The pitch is expected to be beneficial for the batsmen and the team batting first can post a huge total on the scoreboard.