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Wednesday, 20 March 2019



Match Details

Cape Cobras versus Knights, Match 26

21 March 2019, 13.30 IST

Newlands, Cape Town


Scoring runs rapidly is definitely not a direct issue in the bowling-accommodating conditions at Cape Town. The normal first-innings score in 50-over cricket here is only 235. That falls considerably further in the second innings, gathering together to only 196.

The strip at Newlands offers something to both seamers and spinners, and we can anticipate average scores in the match tomorrow.


This is a fascinating tussle between opposite sides that are put in the lower-half of the focuses table. While the Cape Cobras and Knights have both had their highs this season, the lows have additionally been very successive.

It guarantees to be an equally coordinated tie between the Knights – who have won two recreations in succession – and Cobras, who will have the home preferred standpoint at Newlands. The two sides have some forceful batsmen and unsafe bowlers, and it will be interesting to see who ends up as the winner on Thursday.

Structure (Recent first)

Cape Cobras – L W L W (good structure)

Knights – W NR L (good structure)

Last Match's Playing XI and conceivable changes

Cape Cobras

Vernon Philander, Rory Kleinveldt, Dane Piedt, Aviwe Mgijima, George Linde, Zubayr Hamza, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Tladi Bokako, Pieter Malan (c), Janneman Malan, Mthiwekhaya Nabe

Conceivable changes: Dane Peterson for Mthiwekhaya Nabe


Ryan McLaren, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Marchant de Lange, Eddie Leie, Rudi Second, Petrus van Biljon (c), Grant Mokoena, Keegan Petersen, Mbulelo Budaza, Patrick Kruger, Andries Gous (wk)

Conceivable changes: Knights are probably going to hold a similar XI

My fantasy XI


Kyle Verreynne has as of late recorded scores 52, 114* and 84 for Cobras, which indicates how great his present structure is. With a List A normal of 33.18 and a strike-rate just beneath 94, he is an advantage for any 50-over side.


Keegan Petersen has been a standout amongst the best players in the South African household circuit this season. The Knights batsman has been in dynamite type recently, indenting three centuries and four fifties in his last 12 innings.

Zubayr Hamza, the one-down player for Cobras, has been a reliable entertainer with the bat. The right-hander has amassed 239 keeps running in his last six List An innings. In addition, he additionally scored a shimmering twofold century in a top of the line installation against Dolphins in January.

Pieter Malan, the remain in captain for the Cobras, has recorded scores of at least 30 three times in his last five innings. The right-hander likewise scored a 102 against Lions in Johannesburg prior this month.

Janneman Malan, Pieter's sly accomplice, has doled out strong exhibitions as the Cobras opener. He crushed an unbeaten 115 against Dolphins a week ago, and has been a steady player at the highest point of the request.


Ryan McLaren, who has included in 68 worldwide apparatuses for South Africa, is a standout amongst the most experienced players in the Knights squad. He scored a urgent 38* in their most recent tie against Dolphins, crushing his keeps running off only 25 conveyances.

Patrick Kruger, who was decreed the Player of the Match against Dolphins, scored up a telling 50 years at the highest point of the request. Opening the batting with Andries Gous, he whipped every one of the bowlers to score 79 off only 54 conveyances, with nine fours and three sixes.

Rory Kleinveldt, the veteran Cobras every single rounder, ha grabbed two props and one three-wicket pull in his last four amusements. He additionally played a vital inning of 41 against Titans in Cape Town prior this month.


Shadley van Schalkwyk, the left-arm speedy, was ablaze against Dolphins a week ago, where he returned figures of 5/25 with the ball. He will overflow with certainty in front of Thursday's conflict, and will be a major risk to the Cobras in the seaming conditions at Newlands.

Experienced seamer Dane Paterson has packed away 12 scalps in his last seven amusements for the Cobras. That incorporates two consecutive three-wicket pulls against Dolphins and Lions in February. The medium pacer has been in solid bit recently.

Marchant de Lange is the third bowler for my Dream11.

Chief and bad habit commander: Kyle Verreynne and Keegan Petersen

Different choices: Patrick Kruger and Janneman Malan

Player to keep an eye out for: Keegan Petersen

Keegan Petersen has been an emerge entertainer for Knights this season and will be quick to proceed with his rich vein of structure on Thursday. The forceful right-hander will need to put his best foot forward to put forth his defense for the national squad, particularly with the World Cup posing a potential threat.

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