WAR vs CC Fantasy Prediction: Warriors vs Cape Cobras – 23 February 2021 (Durban). Both teams are in search of their first win.
Warriors will take on Cape Cobras in the league match of the CSA T20 Challenge Competition. The Premier T20 competition is finally getting underway in South Africa.
Cape Cobras have lost all three of their games, whereas Warriors have also lost both of their matches. This game is an important one for both times.
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:- 1:30 PM IST Stadium:- Kingsmead, Durban
Probable XI for both sides:-
Warriors – Gihahn Cloete, Marco Marais, Lesiba Ngoepe, Jon Jon Smuts, Sinethemba Qeshile, Ayabulela Gqamane, Triston Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Anrich Nortje, Tshepo Ntuli, Lizo Makosi.
Cape Cobras – Tony de Zorzi, Kyle Verreynne, Zubair Hamza, Christiaan Jonker, Jason Smith, George Linde, Onke Nyaku, Ziyaad Abrahams, Imran Manack, Siyabonga Mahima, Corbin Bosch.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Jon Jon Smuts, George Linde, Zubair Hamza, Anrich Nortje, and Corbin Bosch.
Note:- The Stats mentioned are of Momentum ODD Cup 2020 games, or stated otherwise.
WAR vs CC Team Wicket-Keeper
K Verreynne (Price 9.5) and S Qeshile (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Verreynne has scored 76 runs in the tournament at a strike-rate of 122.58, whereas Qeshile has scored 80 at a strike-rate of 121.21. Both of them are talented players.
WAR vs CC Team Batsmen
M Marais (Price 9.5) will be our batsman from the Warriors. Marais has scored 1458 T20 runs at an average of 33.90, whereas his strike-rate has been 142.24. He is an aggressive opener.
Z Hamza (Price 9) and T de Zorzi (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Cape Cobras. Hamza has scored 82 runs in the tournament at an average of 41.00, whereas Zorzi has scored 86 at an average of 28.66. Both of them are top-order batsmen.
WAR vs CC Team All-Rounders
G Linde (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Cape Cobras. Linde has scalped four wickets in the tournament, whereas he has scored 49 runs with the bat.
J Smuts (Price 10) and A Gqamane (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from the Warriors. Smuts scored 162 runs in the Momentum ODD Cup this season at an average of 40.50, whereas he also scalped six wickets in bowling. Gqamane has scalped four wickets in a couple of games in this competition, whereas his economy has been 5.83.
WAR vs CC Team Bowlers
C Bosch (Price 8) and S Mahima (Price 8) will our bowlers from the Cape Cobras. Mahima has scalped seven wickets in the tournament, whereas Bosch has scalped four. Both of them are wicket-takers.
A Nortje (Price 9.5) will be our bowler from the Warriors. Nortje scalped 22 wickets in IPL 2020, whereas he has scalped one wicket in this tournament.
Match Prediction: Cape Cobras are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Jon Jon Smuts and George Linde
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Zubayr Hamza and Marco Marais
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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.