Probuddha Bhattacharjee ∙ Jan 13 2023, 4:22 PM

SA 20 Match 6: Pretoria Capials vs Sunrisers Eastern Cape | Fantasy Tips and Teams

image-lcupwzzpPretoria Capitals vs Sunrisers Eastern Cape (Source: Twitter)

The sixth match of the SA 20 2023 will see Pretoria Capitals take the field against the Sunrisers Eastern Cape. This will be a reverse fixture of the previous match of the two teams. This time the match will be played in the home ground of the Pretoria Capitals, the Super Sport Park in Centurion. The match will take place on Saturday, 14th January 2023 on 5:00 PM IST. 

In the previous match, the Pretoria Capitals defeated Sunrisers Easter Cape rather comfortably. Batting first in the match, the Capitals posted 193 runs in their 20 overs. In the chase, the Easter Cape managed to reach 170 runs and fell short of the target by 24 runs. 

The Capitals will be feeling confident having the away fixture and will look to continue the memontum with a strong performance in this match. While, the Easter Cape will look to redeem themselves from the previous fixture. 

Before the match goes live, we will try and keep an eye on the key facts, important player picks, predicted XIs and tips for the fantasy contests of the match. 

Ground Stats: SuperSport Park, Centurion

The pitch at the SuperSport Park will be good for batting. The surface generally stays true and helps the batters play shots square of the wicket. 

In the last T20I match that was played here 293 runs were scored with 17 wickets falling. It was a match that went wayward from how the pitch generally behave. So, a high scoring contest can be expected in this match. 

T20I matches at the venue

Total Matches: 14

Matches won batting first: 8

Matches won batting second: 5

Average Score batting first: 172

Average Score batting second: 151

Average runs scored per over: 8.99

Average runs scored per wicket: 26

PC vs SEC, Match 6: Probable Final 13s

Pretoria Capitals Team News

No major updates

Pretoria Capitals Probable Final 13

Phil Salt✈️ (wk), Will Jacks ✈️, Rilee Rossouw, Theunis de Bruyn, Senuram Muthuswamy, Shane Dadswell,  Jimmy Neesham ✈️, Wayne Parnell (c), Eathan Bosch, Anrich Nortje, Adil Rashid ✈️, Joshua Little ✈️, Daryn Dupavillon

Sunrisers Eastern Cape Team News

No major updates

Sunrisers Eastern Cape Probable Final 13

JJ Smuts, Sarel Erwee, Jordan Cox ✈️ (wk), Aiden Markram (c), Tristan Stubbs, Tom Abell ✈️, James Fuller ✈️, Marco Jansen, Sisanda Magala, Mason Crane ✈️, Ottniel Baartman, Adam Rossington ✈️, Junaid Dawood

Key Facts to be kept in mind

  1. Phil Salt played a knock of 77 runs off 47 balls in the last match against the Easter Cape. 
  2. Aiden Markram picked up two wickets for 17 runs from two overs in the last match. 
  3. JJ Smuts score 66 runs off 51 balls in the last match against the Capitals. 
  4. Tom Abbell had a strike rate of 166.67 against the Capitals in the last match. 
  5. Anrich Nortje looked in a great bowling form picking up two wickets for 18 runs from his four overs against the Capitals. 

Expert's Tips

The pitch at the SuperSport Park promises to be a good batting deck. Having more batters and all-rounders who are good enough with the bat is advisable. 

Team 1: For Head-to-Head contests (Cricket Exchange Fantasy App)

Wicketkeepers: Phil Salt, Jordan Cox

Batters: Rilee Rossouw, Will Jacks, Tom Abell, Tristan Stubbs

All-rounders: Wayne Parnell, JJ Smuts

Bowlers: Adil Rashid, Anrich Nortje, O Baartman

Captain: Phil Salt
Vice-captain: Tom Abell 

Team 2: For Winner takes all contests (Cricket Exchange Fantasy App)

Wicketkeepers: Phil Salt

Batters: Rilee Rossouw, Will Jacks, Aiden Markram, Tom Abell, Tristan Stubbs

All-rounders: Jimmmy Neesham, Wayne Parnell

Bowlers: Anrich Nortje, O Baartman, Sisanda Magala

Captain: Rilee Rossouw
Vice-captain: Tristan Stubbs

X-Factor Pick

Tristan Stubbs

Tristan Stubbs failed to deliver in the last match. This will prompt many users to keep him out. But he is one such player who can change the complexion of the match from any stage.

Also Read: SA20, Capitals vs Sunrisers: Preview, Prediction and Fantasy Tips