HL vs KTS Fantasy Prediction: Highveld Lions vs Knights – 23 February 2021 (Durban). Pite van Biljon and Rassie van der Dussen are batting really well for their teams.
Lions will take on Knights in the league match of the CSA T20 Challenge Competition. The Premier T20 competition is finally getting underway in South Africa.
Lions have won both of their games in the tournament, whereas Knights have won one of their three matches. There are some international players present in the Lions squad, and they are certainly the stronger team in this game.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in this competition is 144 runs.
Total Games Played: 8; Bat 1st Won: 3; Bat 2nd Won: 5
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:-
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.
Knights – Jacques Snyman, Patrick Kruger, Ryan van Tonder, Pite van Biljon, Farhaan Behardien, Shaun von Berg, Wandile Makwetu, Ferisco Adams, Alfred Mothoa, Grant Mokoena, Migael Pretorius.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
C Morris, L Ngidi, T Bavuma, R van der Dussen, and K Rabada.
Note:- The Stats mentioned are of Momentum ODD Cup 2020 games, or stated otherwise.
HL vs KTS 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 an aggressive opener.
HL vs KTS Team Batsmen
P van Biljon (Price 9.5) and R van Tonder (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Knights. Biljon has scored 134 runs in the tournament at an average of 67.00, whereas Tonder has also scored 42 runs in the only game he has played. Both of them are brilliant batsmen.
R van der Dussen (Price 10) and Reeza Hendricks (Price 9.5) will be our batsmen from the Lions. Dussen has scored 101 runs in the tournament, whereas Reeza is also an international level player. Both of them are top-order players.
HL vs KTS Team All-Rounders
D Pretorius (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Lions. Pretorius bowled well on the last Pakistan tour, whereas he has scalped three wickets in this tournament.
HL vs KTS Team Bowlers
S von Berg (Price 9) and M Pretorius (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Knights. Berg scalped 18 wickets last season, whereas he has scalped three in this competition. Pretorius has scalped five wickets in this tournament, whereas he has scored 59 runs with the bat.
K Rabada (Price 9.5), S Magala (Price 8.5), and B Fortuin (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Lions. Rabada scalped 30 wickets in IPL 2020, whereas he has scalped four in this tournament. Magala has scalped five wickets in this competition, whereas Fortuin has scalped three. All three of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Highveld Lions are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Pite van Biljon and Rassie van der Dussen
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Kagiso Rabada and Migael Pretorius
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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.