SA20 Match 1: MI Cape Town vs Paarl Royals Preview, Live Streaming Details, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Squads, Probable XIs, And Dream11 Prediction
The T20 cricket festival begins in South Africa. The first edition of the SA20 League is set to be kicked off on January 10, 2023. A total of six teams will participate in the inaugural edition of the competition. The opening game will be played at the Newlands in Cape Town between MI Cape Town and Paarl Royals.
MI Cape Town will be led by Rashid Khan. The Afghan spinner will be leading one of the most balanced sides in the competition. The likes of Dewald Brevis, Liam Livingstone, Rassie van der Dussen provide enough firepower with the bat to go along with the bowling attack, comprising of Kagiso Rabada, Sam Curran, Jofra Archer and Rashid himself.
Paarl Royals, on the other hand, have done a fine job to put in a squad that has plenty of experience. David Miller has been handed the responsibility of leading the side. The likes of Jason Roy, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler will play a key role for them in the batting department. Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi are the regular members of the T20I side and will look to contribute for their side.
MI Cape Town vs Paarl Royals Match Details:
Match: MI Cape Town vs Paarl Royals, Match 1, SA20 2023
Date and Time: January 10th, 2022, Tuesday, 09:00 PM IST
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Live Streaming: Sports 18 and Viacom18 Sports
MI Cape Town vs Paarl Royals Pitch Report
The pitch at the Newlands is a wonderful track to bat on. The bowlers will have to be disciplined with their lines and lengths while bowling on this surface. The batters can play their strokes freely right from the start of their innings.
MI Cape Town vs Paarl Royals Weather Forecast
The temperature in Cape Town is expected to range between 15 and 22 degrees Celsius.
MI Cape Town vs Paarl Royals Squads
MI Cape Town
Dewald Brevis, Liam Livingstone, Rassie van der Dussen, Wesley Marshall, George Linde, Delano Potgieter, Rashid Khan (c), Sam Curran, Ryan Rickelton, Grant Roelofsen, Kagiso Rabada, Beuran Hendricks, Duan Jansen, Odean Smith, Ziyaad Abrahams, Jofra Archer, Olly Stone, Waqar Salamkheil
David Miller (c), Jason Roy, Mitchell Van Buuren, Evan Jones, Eoin Morgan, Wihan Lubbe, Ferisco Adams, Andile Phehlukwayo, Codi Yusuf, Jos Buttler, Dane Vilas, Obed McCoy, Corbin Bosch, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Bjorn Fortuin, Imran Manack, Ramon Simmonds
MI Cape Town vs Paarl Royals Probable XIs
MI Cape Town
Ryan Rickelton (wk), Wesley Marshall, Dewald Brevis, Rassie van der Dussen, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, George Linde, Rashid Khan (c), Kagiso Rabada, Beuran Hendricks, Ziyaad Abrahams
Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Mitchell Van Buuren, David Miller (c), Eoin Morgan, Ferisco Adams, Andile Phehlukwayo, Corbin Bosch, Lungi Ngidi, Bjorn Fortuin, Tabraiz Shamsi
MI Cape Town vs Paarl Royals Match Prediction
Both MI Cape Town and Paarl Royals will lock horns in the opening game of the competition and will be hoping to get off to a winning start to the SA20 2023.
MI Cape Town looks a settled unit and expect them to come out on top.
Prediction: MI Cape Town to win this encounter.