TST vs JOZ Dream11 Team Prediction & Preview: 25th Match, MSL 2019
TST vs JOZ Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview and Probable Playing XI of the 25th match of Mzansi Super League 2019. Tshwane Spartans will take on Jozi Stars at SuperSport Park in Centurion.
Tshwane Spartans are having roller-coaster ride this tournament, some matches they have played extremely well and sometimes they were just outplayed by opponents. They are currently in the 3rd position in the points table with 3 wins and 19 points. But they had to face disappointment in the last two matches. They lost the second last match to Cape Town Blitz by 15 runs and also lost the previous match to Nelson Mandela Bay Giants by 6 wickets.
In the last match, Batting first Tshwane Spartans put up a fighting total of 188 runs. The openers Tony de Zorzi and Wiaan Mulder gave a good start by scoring 30 and 52 runs respectively and later AB de Villers joined the party and scored 63 runs and help Spartans put up a total of 188 runs. But their bowling was really bad. No bowler was really able to control runs. It was only Lungi Ngidi and Morne Morkel who picked up 2 and 1 wickets respectively and tried to control the flow of runs. As Tshwane Spartans have lost two consecutive matches they would be really focusing on winning their next match against Jozi Stars.
Jozi Stars haven’t been able to win a single match this tournament. It seems that nothing is going their way this season. They are on the bottom of the points table with zero points. They lost their last match against Paarl Rocks 5 wickets.
Batting First, Jozi Stars lost an early wicket but then Reeza Hendricks and Temba Bavuma scored 74 and 37 runs respectively and steadied the innings and later van der Dussen and Shoaib Malik scored 28 and 20 runs by hitting some big shots which helped Jozi Stars to put up the total of 171 runs. Though there is nothing much to do for Jozi Stars this season they would be want to win their next match against Tshwane Spartans and have a win to their name.
TST vs JOZ 25th Match, Mzansi Super League 2019.
SuperSport Park, Centurion.
09:00 PM, 5th December 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 168
Average 2nd innings score: 139
Rain 🌧️ is expected during the match Therefore the match can also be shortened.
This track is slightly favorable to the bowlers and helps them pick up wickets but if batsmen play carefully they also have a chance of hitting big scores.
Only one match has been played at this venue out of the three matches and that match was won by Tshwane Spartans so they would be high on confidence and would want to win before their home crowd.
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.
Temba Bavuma (C), Reeza Hendricks, Chris Gayle, Rassie van der Dussen, Kagiso Rabada, Daniel Christian, Simon Harmer, Ryan Rickelton, Sinethemba Qeshile, Aaron Phangiso, Duanne Olivier, Delano Potgieter, Dane Paterson, Nono Pongolo, Lizaad Williams.
They have lost the previous two matches. There might be some changes in their playing XI, Though Tony de Zorzi played well still there is a possibility that Dean Elgar would replace him in the next match.
Jozi Stars have lost all the matches and have tried almost all combinations, so they would be probably sticking to the same team from the previous match.
Probable Playing XI
Dean Elgar/Tony de Zorzi, Wiaan Mulder, AB de Villiers, Heinrich Klaasen (c & wk), Roelof van der Merwe, Petrus van Biljon, Tom Curran, Morne Morkel, Lungi Ngidi, Corbin Bosch, Waqar Salamkheli.
Ryan Rickelton, Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Shoaib Malik, Sinethemba Qeshile(w), Daniel Christian, Kagiso Rabada, Aaron Phangiso, Duanne Olivier, Lizaad Williams.
Top picks for TST vs JOZ Dream11 Team
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 237 runs in 6 innings with three ’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 total of 180 runs in 5 innings, though he has not played the last match there is a chance that he would be playing this match and will be a must-pick in your fantasy team.
Roelof van der Merwe: Merwe is an attacking batsman and wicket-taking spin bowler. He took 7 scalps in 5 innings.
Tom Curran: Pace all-rounder Curran can bowl as well as bat and will be the best choice in grand leagues. He took a total of 5 wickets in the 6 matches he has played.
Heinrich Klaasen: Skipper is a good player of spin and can play attacking knocks. He scored 116 runs in 6 innings.
Morne Morkel: Veteran pacer Morkel has excellent pace and bounce and is in great form this season. He took 10 wickets in 6 innings and is the leading wicket-taker for Spartans and has a very good economy rate too.
Lungi Ngidi: Talented young pacer Ngidi has performed well for the nation and is also in great form lately. He took 9 scalps in 6 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 45, 62 and has scored a total of 112 runs in 4 innings that too at a good strike rate.
Reeza Hendricks: He is an attacking opener and can also bowl a few overs of medium pace. He has scored 275 runs till now in seven matches with the help of knocks of 80, 62, 40, 74 runs.
Temba Bavuma: He is fifth on the list of top scorers with 232 runs till now and is performing well as per the situation of the match.
Rassie Van Der Dussen: Dussen has cemented his place in the national side with consistent performances. He scored 30* and 20 and 28* runs in the last three matches and is yet to put a good show.
Daniel Christian: Pace all-rounder Christian has made a name for himself throughout the world in various T20 leagues with an all-round performance from the bat as well as the ball. He scored a total of 64 runs and picked up 4 wickets this season.
Kagiso Rabada: He had put up some good performances this season but has not been able to perform consistently but still managed to pick up 8 wickets involving a 3-wicket-haul this season.
Duanne Olivier: He is a lethal pacer and can take a plethora of wickets on his day. He took a total of 7 wickets this season.
Shoaib Malik: He is very experienced in playing T20 leagues and has quite a good record. He mostly plays in the middle order and can hit big shots and bowl a few overs of spin too. He has scored 20 runs off just 8 balls in the last match.
TST vs JOZ Dream11 Team Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:
Final Dream11 Team will be updated on Telegram
- You can pick Tom Curran in place of Lungi Ngidi.
- Shoaib Malik is also good option in all-rounder section.
Captain and Vc Choices
AB De Villers, Reeza Hendricks, Morne Morkel, Wiaan Mulder, Temba Bavuma, Kagiso Rabada, Dean Elgar.
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.