The 7th Cross Pool Match of the CSA 4-Day Franchise Series 2020/21 will be played between Cape Cobras and Knights on 16th March at Newlands in Capetown.
The match is scheduled to start at 10:00 AM local time and 01:30 PM IST.
Cape Cobras are hosting the Pool A toppers, Knights in the next fixture of the CSA 4-Day Franchise Series 2020/21. It hasn’t been a good start for the Cobras as they are yet to register a win this season. They have played 6 games, where they suffered two defeats and four draws. Their bowling has been quite average throughout the season and their inability to take 20 wickets in a match is the main reason behind their current position. However, they had a good game with the bat last week and will have momentum coming into this game.
On the other side, the Knights are at the top of the Pool A points table. They have won three out of six games they played this season. It has been an all-round performance for them with each and everyone stepping up whenever they are in a crisis. Two of the top three leading wicket-takers play for Knights, which shows their strength. They would like to continue this winning form and go through to the next round.
CC vs KTS Weather Report for Cross Pool Match 7:
The weather forecast suggests a very good Day 1 in this encounter between Cape Cobras and Knights. The temperature will be around 22-23 degree celsius with a clear sky throughout the day.
The Newlands is known for assisting pacers throughout the game, especially a four day game. But it has been a great wicket to bat on as well this season.
Average first innings score:
338 (Last 2 matches played at this venue in this season)
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Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added if there is an update)
CC vs KTS Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Pieter Malan, Jonathan Bird, Isma-eel Gafieldien, Toni de Zorzi (c), Jason Smith, George Linde, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Nandre Burger, Imran Manack, Tshepo Moreki, Akhona Mnyaka
Ziyaad Abrahams, Onke Nyaku, Corbin Bosch, Calvin Savage, Aviwe Mgijima, Janneman Malan, Zubayr Hamza
Matthew Kleinveldt, Jacques Snyman, Raynard van Tonder, Pite van Biljon (c), Farhaan Behardien, Patrick Kruger, Wandile Makwetu (wk) , Shaun von Berg, Migael Pretorius, Mbulelo Budaza, Alfred Mothoa
Jonathan Vandiar, Patrick Botha, Gerald Coetzee, Andries Gous, Grant Mokoena, Duan Jansen, Ferisco Adams.
CC vs KTS Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Raynard van Tonder is the second highest run-scorer in the tournament so far. He has 656 runs under his name with an average of 65.60. The Knights player has scored two centuries, including a double in this season so far.
Kyle Verreyne is the highest run-scorer for the Cobras and the third-highest in the overall list. He has scored 571 runs at a humongous average of 95.16 in just 4 games.
Farhaan Behardien scored a huge century in the last game against Titans. He has scored 385 runst an average of 48.12. The all-rounder has a century and two half centuries under his name this season.
George Linde is back in the squad for the Cobras and scored a brilliant century recently in this competition. He has an average of 53.66 with the bat and has picked up 16 wickets with the ball.
Shaun von Berg is the leading wicket-taker in this tournament. He has 28 wickets in his bag and will be a must-have for this match.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Raynard van Tonder, George Linde
Vice-Captain Options – Farhan Behardien, Kyle Verreyne
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for CC vs KTS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Kyle Verreyne, Peter Malan
Batters – Raynard van Tonder (C), Matthew Kleinveldt, Toni de Zorzi, Farhan Behardien (VC)
All-Rounders – George Linde, Migael Pretorius
Bowlers – Patrick Kruger, Shaun von Berg, Tshepo Moreki
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for CC vs KTS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Kyle Verreyne (VC)
Batters – Farhan Behardien, Toni de Zorzi, Pite van Biljon, Raynard van Tonder
All-Rounders – George Linde (C), Jacques Snyman, Migael Pretorius
Bowlers – Shaun von Berg, Mbulelo Budaza, Imran Manack
Kyle Verreyne scored a double century in the last game he played at Newlands. It is advisable to pick him as captain or vice captain in your Dream11 Fantasy team.
Today’s CC vs KTS Probable Winners:
Knights are expected to win this match.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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