Hello and welcome to our NMG vs PR Dream11 Team Prediction, Match Preview and Dream11 Tips of the 17th match of Mzansi Super League 2019. Paarl Rocks will take on Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.
Table-toppers Nelson Mandela Bay Giants have won all four of their completed matches and are performing well as a team. In the last game, They defeated Durban Heat by 5 wickets.
Bowling first, Nandre Burger bowled an excellent spell taking two scalps and was supported by Tahir and Smuts to restrict Heat at 160. Chasing the target, Jason Roy and Breetzke gave an excellent start to the team scoring 50 and 25 runs while JJ Smuts and Morris also performed their part to perfection scoring 33 and 22* runs to chase the target successfully. They will hope to continue their winning momentum ahead and defeat Rocks tomorrow.
Paarl Rocks are just behind the Giants on the points table with three wins and one loss. They won their last match against Cape Town Blitz by 2 runs.
Batting first, Henry Davids scored good knock of 46 runs while Faf, Vince and Pretorius also made handy contributions to take the team to a total of 163. In defence, Spin duo of Fortuin and Shamsi bowled exceedingly well taking two scalps each while Isuru Udana also struck twice to ensure close victory for the Rocks. They will hope to give a tough challenge to NMBG tomorrow and get another win.
NMG vs PR 17th Match, Mzansi Super League 2019.
St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth.
09:00 PM, 27th 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.
An average total of 160 can be expected.
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.
Faf du Plessis (C), Henry Davids, James Vince, Dwaine Pretorius, Isuru Udana, Cameron Delport, Kerwin Mungroo, Ferisco Adams, Kyle Verreynne, Mangaliso Mosehle, Tabraiz Shamsi, Hardus Viljoen, Bjorn Fortuin, Sibonelo Makhanya, Thando Ntini, Ruan de Swardt.
NMG vs PR Dream11 Team News
Ryan ten Doeschate had been drafted in the squad as the replacement of the Farhaan Behardien for the rest of the MSL 2019.
Port Elizabeth-born Dutch-South African batsman, Ryan ten Doeschate has been drafted by the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants as the replacement for Farhaan Behardien, for the rest of the 2019 Mzansi Super League (MSL) competition.
— Nelson Mandela Bay Giants (@NMB_Giants) November 26, 2019
- batting all-rounder Ruan de Swardt has been added in the squad to replace JP Duminy for the rest of the Mzansi Super League 2019.
— Paarl Rocks (@Paarl_Rocks) November 25, 2019
- Place of Sibonelo Makhanya is risky and Kyle Verreynne if fit should replace him in the playing XI.
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.
Henry Davids, Cameron Delport, Faf du Plessis(c), James Vince, Dwaine Pretorius, S Makhanya/Kyle Verreynne, Mangaliso Mosehle(w), Hardus Viljoen, Isuru Udana, Bjorn Fortuin, Tabraiz Shamsi.
Top picks for NMG vs PR Dream11 Team
JJ Smuts: Skipper Smuts is a brilliant all-rounder. He has scored 138 runs in four innings and also took one scalp in the last match. He will be a must-pick in PR 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* and 22* runs in last two matches.
Imran Tahir: Veteran spinner Tahir is a wicket-taking bowler and has taken seven scalps in five matches.
Jason Roy: He is an attacking batsman and is in good form recently. He scores 12-ball 31 run knock in third last match and match-winning 50 runs in the previous game.
Ben Dunk: Aussie wicket-keeper batsman Dunk is a hit-or-miss type player but has performed well this season scoring 100 runs in four innings.
Junior Dala: He is a lethal pacer and can also do late hitting if required. He has taken nine scalps in five 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.
Faf Du Plessis: Faf is one of the best South-African batsmen and is eager to put a strong performance in the T20I format. He has failed to put any notable performance till now in this season.
James Vince: English batsmen Vince is in good form recently and scored 86*, 43 and 23 runs in three matches he played. He will be a good pick in NMG vs PR Dream11 team.
Dwaine Pretorius: He is a good pace bowler and handy batsman. In the first match, He scored 34, 37 and 29 runs and took one scalp each in three games.
Cameron Delport: He is an attacking batsman and will be eager to play a big knock in upcoming matches after failing till now.
Hardus Viljoen: He is a wicket-taking pacer and can also contribute with bat whenever needed. He struck twice in the first match and one scalp in the last game.
Isuru Udana: Sri Lankan pacer Isuru Udana has plenty of variations with the ball and can also play attacking cameos. He took two scalps in the last match.
Henry Davids: Veteran Opener Davids has the talent to play a big knock and scored 38,30 and 46 runs in three encounters.
Tabraiz Shamsi: He is a competent spinner and took seven scalps till now in four encounters.
NMG vs PR Dream11 Team Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:
Captain and Vc Choices
JJ Smuts, D Pretorius, Chris Morris, Faf Du Plessis, Jason Roy, Henry Davids, Imran Tahir.
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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.