The Play-off match of the CSA T20 Challenge 2021 will be played between Highveld Lions and Warriors on 27th February at Kingsmead in Durban.
The match is scheduled to start at 02:30 AM local time (6:00 PM IST) and it will be streamed live on Star Sports Network and also on Disney+ Hotstar.
In the Play-off match of the 2021 edition of the CSA T20 Challenge, Highveld Lions will take on Warriors. Whoever wins this match will go into the finals. The last time when these two met, the Lions got better of the Warriors. Lions will be high on confidence after their second-place finish in the points table. They have won four out of their five matches and would be eager to go into the finals.
On the other hand, the Warriors’ performance has been average throughout the tournament. They have been presented with a golden chance to qualify for the finals, but it would be very difficult to beat the Lions. Warriors have to give their best performance of the tournament if they want to win this game.
HL vs WAR Weather Report form Match 16:
There would be a clear sky during the match. It is expected to have 24% chances of precipitation. The temperature would be around 24 degree Celsius.
The pitch is balanced, but it helps the bowlers in the second innings. So, it is highly likely that whoever will win the toss would prefer to bat first.
Average first innings score:
141 (Last 5 matches played on this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won-1, Lost-4, Tie-0 (Based on last 5 matches)
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Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
HL vs WAR Today’s probable XIs:
Ryan Rickelton (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, Wiaan Mulder,Dwaine Pretorius, Bjorn Fortuin, Sisanda Magala, Aaron Phangiso, Kagiso Rabada, Beuran Hendricks
Malusi Siboto, Delano Potgieter, Eldred Hawken, Lutho Sipamla, Ruan Haasbroek
Gihahn Cloete, Marco Marais, Lesiba Ngeope, JJ Smuts, Sinethemba Qeshile (C & WK), Ayabulela Gqamane, Triston Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Anrich Nortje, Tshepo Ntuli, Lizo Makosi, Mthiwekhaya Nabe.
Tshepo Ntuli, Stefan Tait, Glenton Stuurman, Jade de Klerk, Lizo Makosi
HL vs WAR Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match
Rassie van der Dussen is one of the highest run-scorers in the tournament so far. He has scored 147 runs in 5 innings with a strike rate of 131.25.
Sisanda Magala is the highest wicket-taker in this tournament so far. He has scalped 10 wickets in 4 innings with the best bowling figure of 5/20.
Reeza Hendricks has been magnificent with the bat. He is the top run-scorer of this tournament currently, having scored 186 runs in 5 innings at a strike rate of 117.72. In the last match itself, he played a magnificent knock of 75 runs.
JJ Smuts is a key player of Warriors. .He is the highest run-scorer for them, having scored 112 runs in 5 innings at a strike rate of 131.76. He has picked up a wicket and can be influential with the ball in hand as well.
Mthiwekhaya Nabe is in tremendous form with the ball. He has picked up 8 wickets in 3 matches. He picked up 3 wickets in the last match and has a best bowling figure of 4/21.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Reeza Hendricks, JJ Smuts
Vice-Captain Options – Mthiwekhaya Nabe, Rassie van der Dussen
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for HL vs WAR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Sinethemba Qeshile, Ryan Rickelton
Batters – Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Reeza Hendricks (C), Lesiba Ngeope
All-Rounders – JJ Smuts (VC), Ayabulela Gqamane
Bowlers – Bjorn Fortuin, Anrich Nortje, Mthiwekhaya Nabe
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for HL vs WAR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Sinethemba Qeshile
Batters – Rassie van der Dussen (C), Reeza Hendricks, Triston Stubbs, Gihahn Cloete
All-Rounders – JJ Smuts, Wiaan Mulder, Ayabulela Gqamane
Bowlers – Bjorn Fortuin, Kagiso Rabada, Mthiwekhaya Nabe (VC)
It is advisable to make Reeza Hendricks the captain or vice-captain in any one of your Dream11 fantasy teams.
Today’s HL vs WAR Probable Winner;
Highveld Lions are expected to win the 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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