HL vs WAR Fantasy Prediction: Highveld Lions vs Warriors – 27 February 2021 (Durban). The trio of Hendricks, Bavuma, and Dussen will play a big part in this game.
Lions will take on Warriors in the Play-off match of the CSA T20 Challenge Competition. The Premier T20 competition has finally reached its knockout stages.
Lions won four of their five games in the league-stages, whereas Warriors won just a couple of their games. The trio of Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma, and Rassie van der Dussen lead the batting of the Lions, whereas Rabada is their main pacer. The Warriors look certainly weak on the paper, and this game is going to be a tough one for them.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in this competition is 146 runs.
Total Games Played: 15; Bat 1st Won: 8; Bat 2nd Won: 7
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, Wiaan Mulder, Dwaine Pretorius, Sisanda Magala, Lutho Sipamla, Bjorn Fortuin, Kagiso Rabada, Beuran Hendricks.
Warriors – Gihahn Cloete, Jon Jon Smuts, Lesiba Ngoepe, Sinethemba Qeshile, Ayabulela Gqamane, Wihaan Lubbe, Triston Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Anrich Nortje, Mthiwekhaya Nabe, Lizo Makosi.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
R Hendricks, R van der Dussen, Jon Jon Smuts, K Rabada, and S Qeshile.
HL vs WAR Team Wicket-Keeper
S Qeshile (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Qeshile has scored 94 runs in the tournament at an average of 23.50, whereas his strike-rate has been 105.61. He is the best pick in this category.
HL vs WAR Team 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 147 runs in the tournament at an average of 73.50, whereas Bavuma has scored 146 at an average of 36.50. Reeza has also scored 186 runs in the competition. All three of them are champion players.
HL vs WAR Team All-Rounders
J Smuts (Price 10) and A Gqamane (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Warriors. Gqamane has scalped five wickets in this competition, whereas his economy has been 7.11. Smuts has scored 112 runs in the tournament, whereas he has scalped a wicket in bowling.
HL vs WAR Team Bowlers
M Nabe (Price 9) and M Jansen (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Warriors. Nabe has scalped eight wickets in the tournament, whereas Jansen has scalped four. Both of them are wicket-takers.
K Rabada (Price 9.5), S Magala (Price 8.5), and B Fortuin (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Lions. Magala has scalped ten wickets in the tournament, whereas Rabada has scalped six. Fortuin has also bowled well and has scalped six wickets at an economy of 6.52.
Match Prediction: Highveld Lions are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Jon Jon Smuts and Reeza Hendricks
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Kagiso Rabada and Rassie van der Dussen
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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.