Dream XI Prediction: Lions vs Cape Cobras – 16 February 2020 (Potchefstroom)
Lions will take on the Cape Cobras in the 12th Match of Momentum One Day Cup which will be played at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. Lions are currently 3rd in the table with 2 wins out 3 games whereas Cobras are the 5th position with 2 wins in 4 games. Both teams have lost their last games and would like to get back on winning momentum in this game.
Pitch Report – We have seen the U19 World Cup that this track does offers a lot of assist to the bowlers. The run-scoring is difficult here and batsman will have to face some difficulties. 220 will be a highly competitive score on this track.
HL Vs CC Dream11 Match Details :
Date: 16 February Time: 1.30 PM
Probable XI for both sides:-
Lions – Ryan Rickelton, Dominic Hendricks, Kagiso Rapulana, Nicky van den Bergh, Wihan Lubbe, Delano Potgieter, Nono Pongolo, Malusi Siboto, Aaron Phangiso, Eldred Hawkin, Johannes Disoko.
Cape Cobras – Pieter Malan, Janneman Malan, Zubayr Hamza, Kyle Verreynne, Jason Smith, Aviwe Mgijma, George Linde, Rory Klienveldt, Nandre Burger, Mihlali Mpongwana, Thando Ntini.
Top 4 Batting order for both teams:-
Lions:- Ryan Rickelton, Dominic Hendricks, Kagiso Rapulana, Nicky van den Bergh.
Cape Cobras:- Pieter Malan, Hanno Kotze, Zubayr Hamza, and Simon Khomari.
Clean Hitters in the Squad:-
Lions:- Ryan Rickelton and Wihaan Lubbe.
Cape Cobras:- Pieter Malan and Zubayr Hamza.
Death Bowling Specialists (Tends to get more wickets):-
Lions:- Eldred Hawken.
Cape Cobras:- Nandre Burger and Thando Ntini.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad:-
Pieter Malan, Zubair Hamza, Ryan Rickelton, Jason Smith and Janneman Malan
Dream XI Wicket-Keepers
R.Rickelton (Price 9) will be our wicket-keeper as he has been in superb form throughout the tournament and will be an absolute sure-sort pick. He is the 3rd highest run-scorer of the tournament.
HL Vs CC Dream11 Batsmen
- P.Malan (Price 10.5):- Malan has also been in very good form and is currently the 5th highest scorer of the league. He is also an un-droppable option.
- Z.Hamza (Price 9.5):- Hamza is a classic batsman and is currently the highest scorer of the league, scoring with an average above 75. He has to be there in the team.
- D.Hendricks (Price 9):- Hendricks has scored one half-century in the tournament and is one impressive option in the not-so-good batting of Lions. He can be a good pick.
- J.Malan (Price 10):- Janneman Malan made his return in the last game. He is a brilliant player and we all saw that in the MSL. He is a genuine match-winner and will be a sure sort option in the team.
HL Vs CC 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 is in the list of top-10 highest run-scorers and is decent with the ball too..
W.Lubbe (Price 8.5):- Lubbe is a very good hitter of the cricket ball and he also scored a half-century in the last game. He is also good with the ball and will be a very good option.
HL Vs CC Dream11 Bowlers
E.Hawken (Price 8) and A.Phangiso (Price 8.5) will be the bowlers from the Lions as they both have been very good options for the team. Hawken has been the best bowler of the team with 5 wickets in 3 games and Phangiso has also been decent for the team.
T.Ntini (Price 8) is the 2nd highest wicket-taker of the league with 7 wickets in 4 games. He has been bowling some really good pace bowling and this track will assist him too.
Top Picks for the Captain Role:- Ryan Rickelton and Zubayr Hamza
Top Picks for the Vice-Captain Role:- Ryan Rickelton, Zubair Hamza, Janneman Malan, and Jason Smith
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Small League Teams
SportsRush Featured Dream XI Team-1 for the Game (If Cobras Bats First)
SportsRush Featured Dream XI Team-II for the Game (If Lions Bats First)
Dream 11 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.