CC vs HL Fantasy Prediction: Cape Cobras vs Highveld Lions – 26 February 2021 (Durban). The Lions have some International players in their ranks.
Cape Cobras will take on Lions in the league match of the CSA T20 Challenge Competition. The Premier T20 competition is finally getting underway in South Africa.
Lions have won three of their four games, whereas the Cobras have won just one of their four. This game is a Do or Die one for the Cobras, whereas the Lions are already in the Playoffs.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in this competition is 146 runs.
Total Games Played: 13; Bat 1st Won: 7; Bat 2nd Won: 6
Note:- The stats mentioned are prior to the Super Smash.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:30 PM IST, Live on Fancode Stadium:- Kingsmead, Durban
Probable XI for both sides:-
Cape Cobras – Tony de Zorzi, Kyle Verreynne, Zubair Hamza, Christiaan Jonker, Jason Smith, George Linde, Onke Nyaku, Ziyaad Abrahams, Imran Manack, Siyabonga Mahima, Tshepo Moreki.
Highveld Lions – Ryan Rickelton, Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Delano Potgieter, Dwaine Pretorius, Sisanda Magala, Aaron Phangiso, Bjorn Fortuin, Kagiso Rabada, Beuran Hendricks.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
S Magala, K Rabada, G Linde, R van der Dussen, and Z Hamza.
CC vs HL Team Wicket-Keeper
K Verreynne (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Verreynne has scored 102 runs in the tournament at an average of 25.50, whereas his strike-rate has been 127.50.
CC vs HL Team Batsmen
Z Hamza (Price 9) and C Jonker (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Cape Cobras. Hamza has scored 139 runs in the tournament at an average of 46.33, whereas Jonker has scored 98 at an average of 32.66. Both of them are top-order batsmen.
R van der Dussen (Price 10), Reeza Hendricks (Price 9.5), and T Bavuma (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Lions. Dussen has scored 139 runs in the tournament at an average of 69.50, whereas Bavuma has scored 117 at an average of 39.00. Reeza has also scored 111 runs in the competition. All three of them are champion players.
CC vs HL Team All-Rounders
G Linde (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Cape Cobras. Linde has scalped eight wickets in the tournament, whereas he has scored 97 runs with the bat.
CC vs HL Team Bowlers
S Mahima (Price 8) will be our bowler from the Cape Cobras. Mahima has scalped seven wickets in the tournament, whereas his economy has been 7.54
K Rabada (Price 9.5), S Magala (Price 8.5), and B Hendricks (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Lions. Rabada scalped 30 wickets in IPL 2020, whereas he has scalped six in this tournament. Magala has scalped ten wickets in this competition, whereas Hendricks has scalped five. All three of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Lions are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
George Linde and Rassie van der Dussen
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Kagiso Rabada and Zubayr Hamza
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.