DUR vs NMG Dream11 Team Prediction & Preview: 20th Match, MSL 2019
DUR vs NMG Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, and Probable Playing XI of the 20th match of Mzansi Super League 2019. Durban Heat will take on Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at Kingsmead in Durban.
Durban Heat is fifth on the points table with one win and two losses. Their three matches got washed out due to rain and will have to put their best effort in remaining games to stay alive in the tournament. They won their last game against Cape Town Blitz by 7 wickets.
Bowling first, Kyle Abbott struck twice while Phehlukwayo and Maharaj also bowled good spells to restrict Blitz at 181 runs. In the chase, Skipper Dane Vilas played match-winning knock of 75* runs while Wihan Lubbe also scored a brilliant knock of 49 runs to ensure the successful pursuit of the target.
On the other hand, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants have a good run till now in the season, winning four of their five completed encounters. However, they lost their last match to Paarl Rocks by 31 runs.
Bowling first, Imran Tahir continued his good form taking two scalps and was supported by other bowlers to restrict Rocks at 166. Chasing the target, Except Ben Dunk, who scored 45 runs, no other batsmen could play a good knock for the team. Hence, they were left behind by 31 runs. They will hope to bounce back tomorrow and defeat Durban Heat at their home ground.
DUR vs NMG, 20th Match, Mzansi Super League 2019.
04:00 PM, 30th November 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 148
Average 2nd innings score: 134
A good track will be on the offer with excellent support to batsmen as well as bowlers.
Batsmen can anchor a big innings once set while spinners and pacers can also use their skills to get some wickets.
In the only match played here this season, A total of 338 runs were scored, and 13 wickets fell. Thus, proving a neutral track and a total above 160 can be expected.
Dane Vilas (c), Andile Phehlukwayo, Alex Hales, David Miller, Ravi Bopara, Keshav Maharaj, Kyle Abbott, Khaya Zondo, Marco Jansen, Daryn Dupavillon, Sarel Erwee, Malusi Siboto, Prenelan Subrayen, Wihan Lubbe, Shaun von Berg, Robbie Frylinck.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants:
Heino Kuhn (wk), Jason Roy, Imran Tahir, JJ Smuts (c), Ben Dunk, Farhaan Behardien, Chris Morris, Beuran Hendricks, Junior Dala, Grant Thomson, Akhona Mnyaka, Matthew Breetzke (wk), Marco Marais, Dyllan Matthews, Nandre Burger, Onke Nyaku.
DUR vs NMG Dream11 Team News
- Place of Macro Jansen is risky, and Daryn Dupavillion can get a chance in the playing XI.
- Ryan ten Doeschate, if available, should directly come in the XI in place of Onke Nyaku. Or else, pace bowler Nandre Burger can also return in the playing XI.
Probable Playing XI
Alex Hales, Wesley Marshall, Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas (C & WK), David Miller, Ravi Bopara, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Macro Jansen/Daryn Dupavillion, Kyle Abbott, Malusi Siboto.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants:
Jason Roy, Matthew Breetzke, JJ Smuts (c), Ben Dunk (wk), Heino Kuhn, Marco Marais, Chris Morris, Onke Nyaku/Ryan ten Doeschate, Junior Dala, Beuran Hendricks, Imran Tahir.
Top picks for DUR vs NMG Dream11 Prediction
David Miller: He is a very attacking batsman but is not performing well from the past one year. He scored 23, 45 and 26* runs in the last three matches.
Dane Vilas: Skipper Vilas is a consistent batsman and will bat at two down. He scored match-winning knock of 75* runs yesterday.
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Wihan Lubbe: He scored attacking knock of 83 and 49 runs in two matches and can be the right choice of captain in grand leagues.
Ravi Bopara: Veteran all-rounder Bopara performed exceedingly well in recent T20 blast and can fetch you the right amount of points. He scored crucial knock of 57* runs in second last match.
Andile Phehlukwayo: He is a wicket-taking pacer and handy batsmen and will be a good pick in your fantasy team. However, His batting order is very down and is also not completing his quota of overs.
Alex Hales: Former England opener Hales has a good reputation in this format but has not performed as per his caliber in recent times. He is yet to play any good knock in this season.
Kyle Abbott: This pacer bowls at a pretty good speed and is a wicket-taker. He has taken 4 wickets in the four matches he has played.
Keshav Maharaj: Spin bowler Maharaj is a talented spinner and can also score few runs with the bat. He has bowled well in all the matches.
JJ Smuts: Skipper Smuts is a brilliant all-rounder. He has scored 151 runs in five innings and also took one scalp each in the last two matches. He will be a must-pick in DUR vs NMG Dream11 team.
Chris Morris: Pace all-rounder Morris has the talent to be a match-winner with the bat as well as the ball. He has taken seven scalps and also scored attacking 19*, 22*, and 10 runs in the last three matches.
Imran Tahir: Veteran spinner Tahir is a wicket-taking bowler and has taken nine scalps in six matches.
Jason Roy: He is an attacking batsman and is in good form recently. He scored 12-ball 31 run knocks in one match and match-winning fifty in the second last match.
Ben Dunk: Aussie wicket-keeper batsman Dunk is a hit-or-miss type player but has performed well this season, scoring 145 runs in five innings.
Junior Dala: He is a lethal pacer and can also do late hitting if required. He has taken ten scalps in six matches and can fetch you good points in your fantasy team.
Heino Kuhn: He is a reliable batsman and will take the responsibility in the middle order but is playing entirely down in the order.
Beuran Hendricks: Left-arm pacer Hendricks can be a lethal prospect with the ball. He took one scalp in his first match yesterday.
DUR vs NMG Dream11 Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:
- If you want, then pick Alex Hales in the team.
- Ravi Bopara is also a good option in the place of A Phehlukwayo.
Captain and Vc Choices
JJ Smuts, Chris Morris, Jason Roy, Dane Vilas, Ravi Bopara, Andile Phehlukwayo, Wihan Lubbe, Alex Hales, Ben Dunk.
We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.
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.