SA20 Match 12: MI Cape Town vs Sunrisers Eastern Cape | Fantasy Tips and Teams
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Games are coming thick and fast as MI Cape Town and Sunrisers Eastern Cape lock horns in Match No. 12 of the ongoing inaugural edition of SA20 on Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 at the Newlands in Cape Town. The two sides will clash against each other again in two days' time as Aiden Markrakm-led Sunrisers Eastern Cape defeated MI Cape Town by 4 wickets on the 16th in Gqeberha.
Speaking about the form of both teams, MI is topping the table with two wins and two losses and 9 points to their name. They won their two matches against Paarl Royals and Joburg Super Kings while they came second best against Durban Super Giants and Markram's side.
On the other hand, Sunrisers is at rock bottom in the table with just one win and two losses, and 4 points. They lost both of their opening two encounters against the Pretoria Capitals before registering their first victory against Rashid Khan's MI.
Ground Stats: Newlands, Cape Town
Three matches have been played so far in this edition and all 3 of them have been won by the sides batting second. The 22-yards at the venue looks to be bowling-friendly with fielding first after winning the toss should be the way to go for the captains. Overall, 106 T20 games have taken place at the venue with 53 times sides batting second have claimed victories while 48 times teams batting first. 3 matches ended up in a tie and 2 with no result.
T20 international Records at the ground
Total Matches: 21
Matches won batting first: 6
Matches won batting second: 14
Average score batting first: 157
Average runs scored per over: 7.87
Average runs scored per wicket: 22.26
CT vs EAC, Match 12: Probable Final 13s
MI Cape Town Team/Injury News
No major updates
MI Cape Town Probable Final 13
Dewald Brevis, Ryan Rickelton (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Grant Roelofson, Sam Curran ✈️, George Linde, Odean Smith ✈️, Rashid Khan ✈️ (c), Delano Potgieter, Kagiso Rabada, Olly Stone ✈️, Jofra Archer✈️, Waqar Salamkheil
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Team/Injury News
No Major Updates
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Probable Final 13
Adam Rossington ✈️ (wk), JJ Smuts, Sarel Erwee, Aiden Markram (c), Tristan Stubbs, Jordan Cox✈️, Marco Jansen, James Fuller ✈️, Roelof van der Merwe ✈️, Sisanda Magala, Ottniel Baartman, Brydon Carse ✈️, Tom Abell ✈️
CT vs EAC,Match 12 Expert Tips:
Exciting young talent Dewald Brevis has had 2 quiet games out of the 4 matches he played, as he is expected to perform this time around like he did in the opening encounter where he smashed 71* off just 41. Picking him and Eastern Cape's skipper Markram would be ideal choices for this fixture.
CT vs EAC,Match 12 Key facts to be kept in mind
- As mentioned above, chasing sides have won all the 3 matches played at Newlands so far in this competition.
- No team has yet crossed the 155-run mark in the games that took place in Cape Town with 152 being the highest total batting first.
Team 1: For Head-to-Head contests (Cricket Exchange Fantasy App)
Wicketkeeper: Grant Roelofsen
Batters: Dewald Brevis, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Sarel Erwee
All-rounders: Sam Curran, Rashid Khan, Odean Smith
Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Olly Stone, James Fuller
Captain: Dewald Brevis
Vice-Captain: Sam Curran
Team 2: For Winner takes all contests (Cricket Exchange Fantasy App)
Wicketkeeper: Adam Rossington
Batters: Ryan Rickelton, JJ Smuts, Tristan Stubbs, Jordan Cox
All-rounders: George Linde, Marco Jansen, Delano Potgieter
Bowlers: Sisanda Magala, Ottniel Baartman, Roelof van der Merwe
Captain: Tristan Stubbs
Vice-Captain: George Linde
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