DOL vs HL Fantasy Prediction: Dolphins vs Highveld Lions – 24 February 2021 (Durban). Both teams are unbeaten in the tournament so far.
Dolphins 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.
Dolphins have some premier all-rounders in their ranks, whereas Lions have players like Hendricks, Bavuma, Dussen, and Rabada. Both teams have won all three of their games in the tournament so far, and this game is going to be a close one.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in this competition is 144 runs.
Total Games Played: 10; Bat 1st Won: 4; Bat 2nd Won: 6
Note:- The stats mentioned are prior to the Super Smash.
Match Details :
Time:- 6:00 PM IST, Live on Fancode Stadium:- Kingsmead, Durban
Probable XI for both sides:-
Dolphins – Keegan Petersen, Sarel Erwee, Senuran Muthusamy, David Miller, Khaya Zondo, Mangaliso Mosehle, Robbie Frylink, Prenelan Subrayen, Keshav Maharaj, Ottniel Baartman, Kerwin Mungroo.
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, K Maharaj, R van der Dussen, and R Hendricks.
DOL vs HL Team Wicket-Keeper
R Rickelton (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Rickelton scored 511 runs in the Momentum ODD cup last season, whereas his average was 51.10. He is not in very good form, but he is an aggressive opener.
DOL vs HL Team Batsmen
D Miller (Price 10) and S Erwee (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Dolphins. Miller is a T20 stalwart of over 7000 T20 runs, whereas his strike-rate has been 138.30. He played an excellent knock in the last T20I against Pakistan. Erwee has scored 76 runs in this tournament at an average of 25.33, whereas he has a strike-rate of 131.03.
R van der Dussen (Price 10), Reeza Hendricks (Price 9.5), and T Bavuma (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Lions. Dussen & Bavuma have scored 106 runs each in the tournament, whereas Reeza has scored 97 runs. All three of them are international-level players.
DOL vs HL Team All-Rounders
R Frylink (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Dolphins. Frylink has scalped four wickets in the tournament at an economy of 6.90, whereas he has scored 41 runs with the bat.
DOL vs HL Team Bowlers
K Maharaj (Price 9) will be our bowler from the Dolphins. Maharaj scalped 16 wickets in just seven games in the last Momentum Cup, whereas he scored 107 runs at an average of 53.50. He has scalped six wickets in three games in this competition.
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 five 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:-
Robbie Frylink and Reeza Hendricks
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Kagiso Rabada and Sisanda Magala
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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.