Cricket Match Information:
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Paarl Rocks cricket game is going to be a fascinating contest between the number 1 and number 2 side on the points table. After five games each, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Durban Heat are on the first and second spot respectively. While Giants have won four out of the five games, Paarl Rocks have won three out of their five games so far. One game was abandoned due to rain for each side while Rocks lost one cricket game. Our prediction is of an exciting game of cricket between two good sides.
- Tournament: Mzansi Super League
- Cricket Match format: T20
- Cricket match time: 9:00 pm IST
- Cricket match date: 27.11.2019
- Venue: St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
- Weather: Partly sunny, Temperature: 25 degrees, Thunderstorms: 0%
- Team A: Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
- Team B: Paarl Rocks
- Team A Captain: JT Smuts
- Team B Captain: Faf du Plessis
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants are being led by JT Smuts in this season of Mzansi Super League. So far, he has led the side wonderfully well and his tactics have brought about a lot of success this season.
Giants are coming off a close win over Durban Heat in their last game. They needed to chase down the total of 161 runs and they did it by five wickets with just one ball remaining. As predicted in our previous column, Jason Roy produced a match-winning knock and scored 50 off just 38 balls. Chris Morris played his part too through his knock off 22 off 10 deliveries and got the win for his team.
Giants have almost everyone in good form and with four wins out of four complete games, our prediction is of the same side that played the last cricket game barring any injury.
Here is our prediction of Nelson Mandela Bay Giants’ playing XI:
- JJ Smuts
- Chris Morris
- Jason Roy
- Marco Marais
- Imran Tahir
- Heino Kuhn
- Junior Dala
- MP Breetzke
- O Nyaku
- N Burger
- Ben Dunk
Paarl Rocks are being led by Faf du Plessis in this season of Mzansi Super League. With a close win over Cape Town Blitz in their last cricket game, they have now moved to the second spot on the points table.
In their last cricket game, they set the total of 164 runs to chase for the Blitz. Their total of 163 runs was scored on the back of solid 46 runs off 33 balls from Henry David and some other useful contributions all the way down. During the defence of their score, Rocks had to dig deep into their experience and ended up winning the game by just two runs.
With a fine win in the last cricket game, our prediction is of the same playing eleven for Paarl Rocks.
Here is our prediction of Paarl Rocks’ playing XI:
- Faf du Plessis
- H Davids
- James Vince
- Ishuru Udana
- Tabraiz Shamsi
- BS Makhanya
- Cameron Delport
- Dwaine Pretorius
- Bjorn Fortuin
- Mangaliso Mosehle
- GC Viljoen
Expert Prediction: NMBG vs PR
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Paarl Rocks are going to face each other for the first time in the second season of Mzansi Super League. Both teams will be playing their sixth cricket game of the competition. Giants have won four cricket games this season and are at the number one spot on the points table while with three wins, Paarl Rocks have moved to the second spot.
Both teams are coming off a close win in their last game of cricket. It is generally a sign of sides who do not give up till the very end and that should please the skippers of both units. Both teams have got some good performances from their experienced players along with some young players who have made their mark in the competition.
It is going to be an exciting game of cricket between these two sides who fight until the very end. Our prediction is of Nelson Mandela Bay Giants’ victory because of their slightly better current form.
Toss prediction? – The team winning the toss will definitely look to bowl first as the T20 game is hugely a chase-friendly format. Hence, irrespective of the conditions, our prediction is that team winning the toss would like to bowl first.
Who will win? – Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
Top Batsman – Jason Roy (NMBG), Faf du Plessis (PR)
Top Bowler – Imran Tahir (NMBG), Dwayne Pretorius (PR)
Most Sixes – Jason Roy (NMBG), Faf du Plessis (PR)
Man of the Match – Jason Roy (NMBG)
Team Scores Batting first –Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 170+, Paarl Rocks 160+
Our Official Partner Odds for Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Paarl Rocks
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants – 1.64
Paarl Rocks – 2.20
*odds may change anytime