The Joburg Super Kings are desperately seeking their first victory in the SA20 2024, having faced a string of defeats. They are set to clash with the Pretoria Capitals at Wanderers this Saturday. However, the Capitals, positioned just above Joburg, haven’t enjoyed a smooth journey either, securing only one win from three games.
|SA20 League, 2024
|DP World Wanderers Stadium, Sandton, South Africa
|Date & Time
|20 January 2024, 21:00
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Joburg Super Kings:
The Super Kings’ batting lineup has yet to find its rhythm, managing a modest total of 134 in their previous encounter against Paarl Royals. Leus du Plooy has been the standout performer, accumulating 120 runs in three innings. The experienced duo of Reeza Hendricks and captain Faf du Plessis needs to step up for Joburg to stage a comeback. Lizaad Williams spearheads their bowling attack with six wickets in three innings.
Predicted Playing XI: Faf du Plessis (c), Reeza Hendricks, Leus du Plooy, Wayne Madsen, Moeen Ali, Donovan Ferreira (wk), Romario Shepherd, Aaron Phangiso, Lizaad Williams, Nandre Burger, Imran Tahir
Pretoria Capitals found success in their last game against Durban Super Giants, posting a formidable 204-9. Will Jacks stole the show with a dazzling century and showcased his bowling prowess, taking three wickets. Rilee Rossouw and Colin Ingram also contributed significantly. However, their bowlers, apart from Jacks, struggled to contain the opposition.
Predicted Playing XI: Philip Salt (wk), Will Jacks, Theunis de Bruyn, Rilee Rossouw, Colin Ingram, James Neesham, Corbin Bosch, Eathan Bosch, Wayne Parnell (c), Hardus Viljoen, Adil Rashid
The Wanderers Stadium has witnessed high-scoring encounters, with an average first innings score of 165. In the first match of the SA20 2024 season at this venue, MI Cape Town posted an impressive 243-5 while batting first, eventually winning by 98 runs. Considering the batting-friendly conditions, a par total for this game is estimated to be around 190.
What is the JSK vs PC 13th T20 SA20 2024 Score Prediction?
If Joburg Super Kings Bat First: 158+
If Pretoria Capitals Bat First: 145+
Winning Chances Of Joburg Super Kings and Pretoria Capitals?
Joburg Super Kings winning chances are 59% in this match
Pretoria Capitals winning chances are 41% in this match
Toss: To Bowl
Traditionally, the Wanderers Stadium favors the team batting first. Out of the 46 domestic T20 games played at this venue, including the previous match in the tournament, 27 have been won by the team batting first.
JSK vs PC Winning Prediction:
Joburg Super Kings and Pretoria Capitals have each won one of the two games played between them. Both teams are seeking a better start to the season, with Pretoria Capitals securing their first win recently. Despite Pretoria’s batting success in the last match, their bowling department has shown weaknesses.
Prediction: Joburg Super Kings
Joburg Super Kings boast a solid batting unit, and if they find their rhythm, they can dominate this contest. Our prediction leans towards Joburg Super Kings emerging victorious in this match.