Dream XI Prediction: Cape Cobras vs Lions – 7 February 2020 (Paarl)
Cape Cobras will take on Lions in the 4th Match of Momentum One Day Cup which will be played at Boland Park in Paarl. Both Cobras and Lions have won their first game quite convincingly and would like to make a double in this game. Both the sides have some quality players in their side.
Boland Park generally produces decent batting wickets. The average 1st innings score at this ground is 258 and the chasing record here is good as well so the team winning the toss would be tempted to bowl first.
Match Details :
Date: 7 February Time: 5 PM
Probable XI for both sides:-
Cape Cobras – Pieter Malan, Hanno Kotze, Zubayr Hamza, Simon Khomari, Jason Smith, Aviwe Mgijma, George Linde, Rory Klienveldt, Dane Piedt, Dane Paterson, Thando Ntini.
Lions – Ryan Rickelton, Dominic Hendricks, Kagiso Rapulana, Wihan Lubbe, Mangaliso Mosehle, Nicky van den Bergh, Dwaine Pretorius, Migael Pretorius, Malusi Siboto, Aaron Phangiso, Eldred Hawken.
Top 4 Batting order for both teams:-
Cape Cobras:- Pieter Malan, Hanno Kotze, Zubayr Hamza, and Simon Khomari.
Lions:- Ryan Rickelton, Dominic Hendricks, Kagiso Rapulana, and Wihan Lubbe.
Clean Hitters in the Squad:-
Cape Cobras:- Pieter Malan and Zubayr Hamza.
Lions:- Ryan Rickelton and Wihaan Lubbe.
Death Bowling Specialists (Tends to get more wickets):-
Cape Cobras:- Dane Paterson and Thando Ntini.
Lions:- Eldred Hawken.
CC VS HL Dream11 Wicket-Keepers
R.Rickelton (Price 9) will be our wicket-keeper as he played a brilliant knock in the last game and would be eager to give a brilliant start to the team.
CC VS HL Dream11 Batsmen
- P.Malan (Price 10.5):- Malan has been brilliant in form since a year now. He scored a wonderful century in the last game and would be eager to play another big knock.
- Z.Hamza (Price 9.5):- Hamza failed in the last game but he is a fantastic player overall. He is a technically sound batsman and can take advantage of this batting track.
- D.Hendricks (Price 9):- Dominic is set to open the innings for Lions in this game. He had a good last season and would like to make a good start to the tournament.
- K.Rapulana (Price 8.5):- Rapulana will have a huge responsibility to replace Bavuma in this game. He is a good player overall and can be a good pick.
CC VS HL Dream11 All-Rounders
G.Linde (Price 9):- Linde is a very good bowler and he can be an asset with the bat too. He certainly has the wicket-taking ability and will be a great pick.
J.Smith (Price 9.5):- Smith was brilliant in the last game and he is Cobra’s leading all-rounder. He will have the responsibility to play well again in this game too.
D.Pretorius (Price 9.5):- He is expected to be fit for this game and can be game-changer on his own. He is brilliant with both bat and ball.
CC VS HL Dream11 Bowlers
E.Hawken (Price 8) and A.Phangiso (Price 9) will be the bowlers from the Lions as they both have been magnificent for the team in the last game. Hawken took 3 wickets whereas Phangiso was also brilliant with the ball.
T.Ntini (Price 8) is a great talent. Similar to his father, he is a brilliant fast bowler too. He took 4 wickets in the last game and would like to continue his brilliant form.
Match-Prediction:- Cape Cobras will be the favourites to win this game as they are in very good form whereas Lions will certainly miss their star players who were brilliant in their last victory.
SportsRush Featured Dream XI Team for the Game
P.Malan © – Malan is a brilliant batsman and is in a decent form too. He would like to pile up more runs in the tournament.
R.Rickelton (VC) – Rickelton is a very good stroke player and is a beautiful player to watch. He is also in a very good form.
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