NMG vs TST Dream11 Team Prediction & Preview: 23rd Match, MSL 2019
NMG vs TST Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, and Probable Playing XI of the 23rd match of Mzansi Super League 2019. Nelson Mandela Bay Giants will take on Tshwane Spartans at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants have had a decent tournament so far. They are currently at 2nd position in the points table with 4 wins and 19 points. But they had to face disappointment in the last two matches. They lost the second final match to Pearl rocks by 31 runs and also lost the previous game to Durban Heat by 6 wickets.
In the last match, Batting first Bay Giants put up a decent total of 173 runs. The openers Ben Dunk and Roy gave a good start with scores of 34 and 36, respectively. Later Smuts scored 54 runs and helped to post a good total. Bowlers were not able to perform their best and conceded many runs. Only Tahir and Chris Morris had bowled well by picking up a wicket each and maintaining a reasonable economy rate. Bay Giants would be eager to win this match as they have lost 2 consecutive games, and they would want to get back onto winning ways.
Tshwane Spartans are third on the points table with three wins and one loss and with 19 points. They lost their last match against Cape Town Blitz by 15 runs.
Bowling First, Spartans restricted Cape Town Blitz to a decent total of 157 runs. Bowlers had performed pretty well; Lungi Ngidi picked up 2 wickets for 30 runs, and Morne Morkel was excellent this match and picked up 1 wicket by giving only 21 runs in his 4 overs. Tshwane Spartans lost to Cape Town Blitz by 15 runs, and it was their 1st lost this season. They would want to win their next match against Nelson Mandela Bay Giants.
NMG vs TST 23rd Match, Mzansi Super League 2019.
St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth.
09:00 PM, 3rd December 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.
Only one match was washed out at this venue, and Bay Giants have dominated well at their home ground, but they lost the last game that they have played here. This venue provides an excellent platform for Batsmen as well as bowlers.
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.
Heinrich Klaasen (c), AB de Villiers, Tom Curran, Morne Morkel, Lungi Ngidi, Theunis de Bruyn, Roelof van der Merwe, Lutho Sipamla, Pite van Biljon, Tony de Zorzi, Waqar Salamkheil, Dean Elgar, Wiaan Mulder, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Corbin Bosch, Donavon Ferreira.
NMG vs TST Dream11 Team News
They lost the previous two matches so they can experiment with their playing XI.
Though they have lost the previous match, they would not want to experiment much and stick to the same team as it is a balanced seat.
Probable Playing XI
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants:
Jason Roy, Benu Dunk, JJ Smuts (c), Heino Kuhn (wk), Ryan ten Doeschate, Marco Marais, Chris Morris, Onke Nyaku, Junior Dala, Beuran Hendricks, Imran Tahir.
Dean Elgar, Theunis de Bruyn, AB de Villiers, Heinrich Klaasen (c & wk), Roelof van der Merwe, Petrus van Biljon, Wiaan Mulder, Tom Curran, Morne Morkel, Lungi Ngidi, Lutho Sipamla.
Top picks for NMG vs TST Dream11 Prediction
JJ Smuts: Skipper Smuts is a brilliant all-rounder. He has scored 215 runs in 6 innings and also has taken 4 wickets. He will be a must-pick in NMG vs TST 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 6 wickets and also scored 76 runs that too at a perfect strike rate.
Imran Tahir: Veteran spinner Tahir is a wicket-taking bowler and has taken ten scalps in four matches at an average of 15.20.
Jason Roy: He is an attacking batsman and can hit big sixes. He hasn’t been consistent, but once he gets going, it is tough to stop him. He has scored 118 runs in this season with a 50 in it.
Ben Dunk: Aussie wicket-keeper batsman Dunk has performed well this season, scoring 179 runs in 6 innings.
Junior Dala: He is a lethal pacer and can also do late hitting if required. He has taken 10 scalps in five matches and can fetch you good points in your fantasy team.
Matthew Breetzkee: He is an opening batsman alongside Jason Roy, he doesn’t hit big sixes but is reliable and seems to be consistent. He has scored 70 runs from 4 innings.
AB de Villiers: World’s best T20I batsmen ABD will bat at one down and can destroy any bowling line-up if he is set and gets going. He has scored a total of 174 runs in 5 innings with two ’50s in it.
Dean Elgar: Opener Elgar is in good form recently and scored brilliant knocks of 88* runs and 57* runs in two matches and has scored a total of 180 runs in 5 innings and will be a must-pick in NMG vs. TST fantasy team.
Theunis De Bruyn: He is a talented player and scored a good knock of 42 and 40 runs in two matches but hasn’t been able to score big in the last three games and scored only single-digit runs.
Roelof van der Merwe: Merwe is an attacking batsman and wicket-taking spin bowler. He took 7 scalps in 4 innings.
Tom Curran: Pace all-rounder Curran is in good form with the ball as well as bat and will be the best choice for captaincy in grand leagues. He took a total of 5 wickets in the 5 matches he has played.
Heinrich Klaasen: Skipper is a good player of spin and can play attacking knocks. He scored 113 runs in 5 innings.
Morne Morkel: Veteran pacer Morkel has excellent pace and bounce and can lay havoc on his day. He took 9 wickets in 5 innings and is the leading wicket-taker for Spartans and has an excellent economy rate too.
Lungi Ngidi: Talented young pacer Ngidi has performed well for the nation, but his recent form after an injury has not been good. However, He took seven scalps in 5 innings.
Pite van Biljon: He hasn’t got much batting chances this season, but whenever he has come to bat, he has proved himself and has scored 5, 45, 62 in 3 innings and that too at a reasonable strike rate.
NMG vs TST Dream11 Team Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:
Captain and Vc Choices
JJ Smuts, AB De Villers, Jason Roy, Chris Morris, Morne Morkel, Dean Elgar, Roelof van der Merwe.
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.