WAR vs KTS Fantasy Prediction: Warriors vs Knights – 25 February 2021 (Durban). Pite van Biljon is the best fantasy option in this game.
Warriors 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.
Both teams have struggled in the tournament so far, and they have won just one of their four games. This game is a DO or DIE one for both sides.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in this competition is 145 runs.
Total Games Played: 12; Bat 1st Won: 6; Bat 2nd Won: 6
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:-
Warriors – Gihahn Cloete, Jon Jon Smuts, Lesiba Ngoepe, Sinethemba Qeshile, Ayabulela Gqamane, Wihaan Lubbe, Triston Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Anrich Nortje, Mthiwekhaya Nabe, Lizo Makosi.
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
M Pretorius, M Nabe, J Smuts, A Nortje, and P van Biljon.
Note:- The Stats mentioned are of Momentum ODD Cup 2020 games, or stated otherwise.
WAR vs KTS Team Wicket-Keeper
S Qeshile (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Qeshile has scored 94 runs at an average of 31.33, whereas his strike-rate has been 106.81.
WAR vs KTS Team Batsmen
F Behardien (Price 9.5), P van Biljon (Price 9.5), R van Tonder (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Knights. Biljon has scored 149 runs in the tournament at an average of 49.66, whereas Tonder has also scored 48 runs in just a couple of innings. Behardien is an experienced campaigner, and he is a good pick in the small league teams.
WAR vs KTS Team All-Rounders
J Smuts (Price 10) and A Gqamane (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from the Warriors. Gqamane has scalped five wickets in this competition, whereas his economy has been 7.11. Smuts is not in good form, but he is an asset with both bat and ball.
F Adams (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Knights. Adams has scalped a couple of wickets in the tournament, whereas he has scored 41 runs with the bat.
WAR 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.
A Nortje (Price 9.5) and M Nabe (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Warriors. Nortje has scalped four wickets in the tournament, whereas Nabe has scalped five in just a couple of games.
Match Prediction: Warriors are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Pite van Biljon and Jon Jon Smuts
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Anrich Nortje 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.