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Joburg Super Kings (JOH) and Durban’s Super Giants (DUR) are set to cross swords in the all-thrilling 22nd match. SA20 League at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 24 January.
The Quinton de Kock-led Durban Supergiants are currently reeling from three consecutive defeats while home side, Joburg have tasted victory in their previous game but are yet to maintain consistency in the season.
Both teams are currently at the bottom of the table as the Super Giants are last with eight points while Joburg are second from the bottom with 12 points. Both teams facing off at Wanderers will need to advance first to make a case for the last four of the event.
Location: Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Date Time: January 24, 9:00 PM IST
Telecast and Live Streaming: Sports18 and JioCinema apps
Wicket at Wanderers Johannesburg has a balanced surface for both batsmen and bowlers. However, at the beginning of the contest, the batsmen can make the most of the situation as it slows down as the match progresses. A score anywhere between 165-185 will be very competitive on the track. Either the captain wins the toss and chooses to field first.
JOH Vs DUR’S PROBABLE XI
Joburg Super Kings (JOH):
Reza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis (C), Neil Brandt, Luce Du Ploy, Donavon Ferreira (WK), Sibonello Makhania, Romario Shepherd, Gerald Coetzee, Algeri Joseph, Mahesh Thekshana, Aaron Fungiso
Durban Super Giants (DUR):
Kyle Myers, Wian Mulder, Quinton de Kock (c&wk), Matthew Britzke, Heinrich Klaasen, Dwayne Pretorius, Jason Holder, Kimo Paul, Keshav Maharaj, Prenellan Subrian, Akila Dananjaya
Potential best performer for JOH vs DUR
Possible Best Batter: Henrik Klaasen
The team’s leading run-scorer for the Super Giants – Klaasen has amassed 194 runs in just six matches with two half-centuries to his name. The batsman will aim to continue his excellent form and help his side win against Joburg.
Possible Best Bowler: Aaron Fungiso
With ten wickets in six outings for the Yellow team, Phangiso has proved to be a vital asset for the Joburg franchise so far. The left-arm spinner has the potential to shock the opposition batting unit and will look to do just that in their next match against the super giants.
Today’s Match Prediction: JOburg Super Kings win the match
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the author’s understanding, analysis and intuition. While making your predictions, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.