NMG vs DUR Dream11 Team Prediction and Preview: 14th Match, Mzansi Super League 2019
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants will take on Durban Heats in the 14th T20 match of Mzansi Super League 2019 at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. We will cover NMG vs DUR Dream11 Prediction, match preview and probable playing XI of the match.
Table-toppers Nelson Mandela Bay Giants have won all three of their completed matches and are performing well as a team. In the last game, They defeated Cape Town Blitz by 5 wickets.
Bowling first, Chris Morris, Dala, Tahir and Onke Nyaku struck twice each to restrict Cape Town Blitz at 186 runs. Chasing the target, JJ Smuts played match-winning knock of 73 runs while Macro Marais and Ben Dunk scored attacking 40* and 28 fields to ensure comfortable chase of the target. They will be eager to continue the winning momentum ahead and defeat under-performing Durban Heat.
Durban Heat has been profoundly affected by rain gods this season with three of the encounters being washed out and one ending on losing side for them. However, Rain gods saved them yesterday when they were in a quite unfortunate situation against Tshwane Spartans. Thus, ending in no result.
Bowling first, Heat bowlers failed against Spartans resulting in a total of 141 runs in 15 overs. Siboto, Phehlukwayo and Kyle Abbott took one scalp each but could not keep a check on their economy. In the chase, Durban top-order collapsed quickly and were limping on 21/3 in 2.1 overs before rain entered and ultimately the match was abandoned. They will hope to open their account tomorrow defeating Giants.
NMG vs DUR 14th Match, Mzansi Super League 2019.
St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth.
04:00 PM, 23rd November 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 118
Average 2nd innings score: 103
A neutral 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.
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.
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.
NMG vs DUR Dream11 Team News
They are unlikely to tinker the winning combination. However, Farhaan Behardien can return in the XI if he is declared fit.
Anyone of Wesley Marshall or Sarel Erwee can open the innings while Daryn Dupavillion can get a chance in place of Macro Jansen in the playing XI. Khaya Zondo if fit and available should come in the final eleven.
Probable Playing XI
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants:
Jason Roy, Matthew Breetzke, JJ Smuts (c), Ben Dunk (wk), Heino Kuhn, Marco Marais, Chris Morris, Onke Nyaku, Junior Dala, Nandre Burger, Imran Tahir.
Alex Hales, Wesley Marshall/Sarel Erwee, Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas (C & WK), David Miller, Ravi Bopara, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Macro Jansen/Daryn Dupavillion, Kyle Abbott, Malusi Siboto.
Top picks for NMG vs DUR Dream11 Prediction
JJ Smuts: Skipper Smuts is a brilliant all-rounder. He has scored 105 runs in three innings and also tends to bowl well. 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 six scalps and also scored attacking 19* runs from 9 balls in the last match.
Imran Tahir: Veteran spinner Tahir is a wicket-taking bowler and has taken six scalps in four matches at a strike rate of 14.17.
Jason Roy: He is an attacking batsman and is in good form recently. He scores 12-ball 31 run knock in second last match.
Ben Dunk: Aussie wicket-keeper batsman Dunk is a hit-or-miss type player but has performed well this season scoring 92 runs in three innings.
Junior Dala: He is a lethal pacer and can also do late hitting if required. He has taken eight scalps in four 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.
Andile Phehlukwayo: He is a wicket-taking pacer and handy batsmen and will be a must-pick in your fantasy team. He struck twice in second last match.
Ravi Bopara: Veteran all-rounder Bopara performed exceedingly well in recent T20 blast and can fetch you right amount of points. He scored 12 runs and took one scalp in their first match but did not bowl a single over yesterday.
Alex Hales: Former England opener Hales has a good reputation in this format but has not performed as per his calibre in recent times. He got out on a duck in second last match.
David Miller: He is a very attacking batsman but is not performing well from past one year. He scored 23 runs in the last encounter he came to bat.
Dane Vilas: Skipper Vilas is a consistent batsman but generally scores at poor strike rate. He will bat at two down and scored 14 runs yesterday.
Wihan Lubbe: He scored attacking knock of 83 runs from just 42 balls in second last match and can also bowl part-time off-spin. However, He got out on duck yesterday.
Keshav Maharaj: Spin bowler Maharaj is a talented spinner and can also score few runs with the bat. He took one wicket in second last encounter and also bowled well yesterday.
NMG vs DUR Dream11 Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:
Captain and Vc Choices
JJ Smuts, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Jason Roy, Ravi Bopara, Wihan Lubbe, Alex Hales, Dane Vilas.
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