SA20 2023 Match 21: Sunrisers Eastern Cape vs Paarl Royals | Fantasy Tips and Teams

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Sunrisers Eastern Cape and Paarl Royals face off in Match No. 21 of the ongoing inaugural SA20 2023 on Tuesday, January 24 at St.George's Park in Gqeberha. It's the final day as the league pauses for eight days due to one-day international series taking place between South Africa and England. Both sides met previously in Match no.14 in the reverse fixture in which the Sunrisers sealed the contest by 5 wickets.

Talking about the form, Sunrisers have played 7 matches so far in the competition and won four and lost three. They have won their four games against MI Cape Town (twice), tomorrow's opposition Paarl and Durban Super Giants. With 17 points and a net run rate of +0.656, they are placed in the second position in the table.

On the other hand, it's the opposite for Paarl as they have won three and lost four out of the seven games played. Their three victories have come against Joburg Super Kings, the Super Giants and Pretoria Capitals. With 13 points and an NRR of -0.014, they are placed below Sunrisers on the third position.

Before the action begins, let us look at the important stats, best player picks and the best predicted teams for the fantasy contests of the game.

 Ground Stats: St.George's Park, Gqeberha

The track is a good one for batting in Gqeberha as twice teams batting first have managed to go past the 190-run mark out of the 4 games played. Spinners may play a role as shown by Roelof van der Merwe in the last match where he picked up 6 wickets. 

Numbers at the ground (This Tournament)

Total Matches: 4

Matches won batting first: 2

Matches won batting second: 2

Average score batting first: 172

Average score batting second: 136.5

Average runs per over: 8.14

Average runs per wicket: 23.73

EAC vs PRL, Match 21: Probable Final 13s

Sunrisers Eastern Cape Team News

No major updates

Sunrisers Eastern Cape Probable Final 13

Adam Rossington (wk), Jordan Hermann, Sarel Erwee, Aiden Markram (c), Tristan Stubbs, JJ Smuts, Marco Jansen, James Fuller, Roelof van der Merwe, Mason Crane, Sisanda Magala, Jordan Cox, Ottniel Baartman

Paarl Royals Team News

No major updates

Paarl Royals Probable Final 13

Jason Roy, Wihan Lubbe, Jos Buttler (wk), Dane Vilas, David Miller (c), Mitchell Van Buuren, Evan Jones, Ferisco, Bjorn Fortuin, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Eoin Morgan, Obed McCoy

 EAC vs PRL, Match 21: Top Five Picks

  1. Aiden Markram (EAC): Skipper Aiden Markram is the leading run-getter for Sunrisers in this campaign. He is a vital cog in the middle-order and picking him for this contest would an ideal choice.
  2. Jordan Hermann (EAC): Opener Jordan Hermann is averaging 35 in 3 matches for Sunrisers and has scores of 43, 3 and 59. With a half-century in the last match, he would to continue his form in this fixture.
  3. Roelof van der Merwe (EAC): Veteran spinner Roelof van der Merwe is the joint-second highest wicket-taker in this tournament. He picked up his-career best figures of 6/20 in the last game as he is the man in form amongst the bowlers in SA20 2023.
  4. Jos Buttler (PRL): England's World Cup winning captain Jos Buttler is the second highest run-getter in the ongoing season behind Will Jacks. Buttler is average 39 and has two half-centuries to his name.
  5. Bjorn Fortuin (PRL): Spin bowler Bjorn Fortuin is the joint-second highest wicket taker with van der Merwe in this competition. He has snared 12 scalps in the 7 matches that he has played.

EAC vs PRL, Match 21: Must picks for the match

Sunrisers Eastern Cape

  1. Aiden Markram
  2. Adam Rossington
  3. Tristan Stubbs

Paarl Royals

  1. Jos Buttler
  2. David Miller
  3. Bjorn Fortuin

EAC vs PRL, Match 21: Risky Picks

Sunrisers Eastern Cape: JJ Smuts, Mason Crane

Paarl Royals: Jason Roy, Dane Vilas

EAC vs PRL, Match 21: Best Captain and Vice-captain choices

1.Aiden Markram (EAC)

2.Adam Rossington (EAC)

3.Jos Buttler (PRL)

 EAC vs PRL, Match 21: Team for Head-to-Head Contests

Wicketkeepers: Adam Rossington, Jos Buttler

Batters: Jordan Hermann, Aiden Markram, Tristan Stubbs, David Miller

All-rounders: Marco Jansen, Wihan Lubbe

Bowlers: Roelof van der Merwe, Sisanda Magala, Tabraiz Shamsi

Captain: Aiden Markram
Vice-captain: Jos Buttler

EAC: 7 Players, PRL: 4 Players

EAC vs PRL, Match 21: Team for Winner takes all Contests

Wicketkeepers: Adam Rossington, Jos Buttler

Batters: Jordan Hermann, Sarel Erwee, Jason Roy

All-rounders: James Fuller, JJ Smuts, Evan Jones

Bowlers: Mason Crane, Sisanda Magala, Lungi Ngidi

Captain: Jos Buttler
Vice-captain: Jordan Hermann

EAC: 7 Players, PRL: 4 Players

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