PR Vs DUR Dream11, Probable Playing 11, Toss, Pitch And Match Report: Reinvigorated Durban Heat look to curtail a relentless Paarl Rocks side in this Wednesday’s encounter.
Althouhg Paarl Rocks find themselves in the echelons of the Mzansi Super League 2019 as things stand, the side know they can’t afford even the slightest of slipups at any stage. With teams below them persistently snapping at their heels, the side know a defeat would see them stumble their spot in the annuls of the league.
It’s what makes today’s encounter a titillating contest when the side get ready to battle it out with Durban Heat, an opposition whose resurgence in the league adds to the intrigue of this encounter. After failing to win any of their opening two matches, the side have gone on a winning spree of two wins in a row with the most recent seeing them chase down the 174 laid out infront of them by Nelson Mandela Bay Giants with 6 wickets to spare.
Elsewhere, Paarl Rocks registered their fifth win of the ongoing season the last time around as they got the better of Jozi Stars in an akin run chase to that of their opponents of the day. Needing 172 to win, the side eased their way to a 5 wicket win, a performance which saw them set a stamen and further establish themselves as overwhelming favourites for the showpiece league, a result they’ll be looking to resonate come today as well.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
A pinch perfect wicket for the bats, what makes this a completely batting conducive surface is the fact that it retains its shape across the 40 overs to allow both the teams to concurrently pile on the runs. The identity of the surface will see the team winning the toss opt to step out and chase with a clear idea of how to peddle out their run chase.
Probable Playing 11
Henry Davids, Cameron Delport, Faf du Plessis (C), James Vince, Kyle Verreynne, Sibonelo Makhanya, Isuru Udana, Hardus Viljoen, Bjorn Fortuin, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kerwin Mungroo
Wesley Marshall, Alex Hales, Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas (C, WK), David Miller, Ravi Bopara, Andile Phehlukwayo, Malusi Siboto, Keshav Maharaj, Kyle Abbott, Marco Jansen
Mzansi Super League 2019
Match: Paarl Rocks Vs Durban Heat
Date And Time: 4th December, Wednesday- 9:00pm IST
Venue: Boland Park, Paarl
Where To Watch: Sony Six/HD, FanCode
- Henry Davids, James Vince, Hardus Viljoen, Bjorn Fortuin
- Wesley Marshall, Alex Hales, Dane Vilas Kyle Abbott
Top 4 Batting Order
- Henry Davids, Cameron Delport, Faf du Plessis, James Vince
- Wesley Marshall, Alex Hales, Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas
- Cameron Delport, James Vince
- Alex Hales, Wihan Lubbe
Death Overs Bowlers
- Hardus Viljoen, Bjorn Fortuin
- Malusi Siboto, Marco Jansen
PR vs DUR Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
His 25 runs in the previous encounter came in 14 balls, a knock which was a shot in the arm of his side’s pursuit of the target at hand. It sees us entrust Durban Heat’s Dane Vilas for today’s tie to move in with the wicket-keeper as our first player in our Dream 11 unit.
PR vs DUR Dream11 Batsmen
It took Alex Hales a colossal time to wrench out of the impasse he found himself embroiled in but with 41 runs the last time around, the player showed what he’s truly capable of. It was a knock which regaled us in his clean brand of hitting, a spectacle we see him emulating come today’s contest as well to see us pick up the Durban Heat player for this match.
Needing a mere 11 balls to score 31 runs as he and Hales stitched together an integral 51 run stand for the first wicket, Wihan Lubbe will be accompanying him as well for the day while from the other side of the facet we are venturing in with a trio. It begins with their leading run getter in the form of the formidable and succulent James Vince who will be partnered by Faf du Plessis for the day.
With 32 runs in 16 balls the last time around, Cameron Delport comes in as well from the table toppers contingent to wrap up our trivalent of bats from the side.
PR vs DUR Dream11 All-Rounders
While Isuru Udana’s role with the ball was enough for us to go in with him, the player played a pivotal 28 run knock in just 16 balls the last time around to ensure his side got past the finishing line without nay jitters. It sees us get in the all-rounder from Paarl Rocks with him returning with the two wickets as well in that clash while from the other side of the slot we are moving in with Andile Phehlukwayo after he snagged two wickets in the bygone contest.
PR vs DUR Dream11 Bowling Order
With Durban Heat always prone to losing wickets, we have a partnership representing us from Paarl Rocks in the form of spinners Tabraiz Shamsi and Bjorn Fortuin. The two players are bowlers who are willing to take pace off the ball and give it air, sending down tossed up deliveries in a bid to lure batsmen to hole out shots near the boundary regions to see them both pick up wickets at crucial junctures.
After his spell of 3-15 the last time around, Keshav Maharaj comes into our setup from Durban Heat to bring an end to our Dream 11 side of the day.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Vince is going to be captaining our side out for the day while Hales will be our vice-captain.
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.