MI Cape Town will take on Pretoria Capitals in Match 20 of the SA20 league on Monday, January 23 at Newlands in Cape Town. They have had a decent tournament so far, winning three out of the six games. The Rashid Khan-led team is placed third on the points table, with thirteen points. They registered a 13 runs win in their last game against Paarl Royals.
On the other hand, MI Cape Town’s opponent for the next game Pretoria Capitals was handed defeat by Paarl Royals in their last game. They are fourth on the points table, with thirteen points, losing four out of their seven games. Heading into Match 20 of the SA20 league, both teams will be keen to consolidate their position in the table.
All-in-all, the MI Cape Town vs Pretoria Capitals is expected to be a cracker of a match. Let’s look at the Match details, predicted XI, and the fantasy teams for the game.
Details: MI Cape Town vs Pretoria Capitals
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Date and Time: Monday, January 23, 9:00 PM
The wicket at the Newlands, Cape Town is expected to suit the batters. The average first innings total at the ground is 154. The ground usually favors the team batting second, as out of 23, the chasing team has won 15 times. Hence the team that wins the toss is likely to opt to chase.
MI Cape Town vs Pretoria Capitals – Predicted Playing XI
MI Cape Town – Rashid Khan (C), Dewald Brevis, Ryan Rickelton, Grant Roelofsen, Rassie van der Dussen, Sam Curran, Delano Potgieter, George Linde, Odean Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Jofra Archer
Pretoria Capitals – Wayne Parnell (C), Kusal Mendis, Will Jacks, Theunis de Bruyn, Shane Dadswell, Rilee Rossouw, James Neesham, Eathan Bosch, Senuran Muthusamy, Adil Rashid, Anrich Nortje
A high-profile game is likely to happen as both teams will try to win the series. However, Betway has placed its odds in favour of Pretoria Capitals at 1.95.
Fantasy Team Suggestions – MI Cape Town vs Pretoria Capitals
Team 1: Kusal Mendis, Rassie van der Dussen, Dewald Brevis, Will Jacks, George Linde (C), Sam Curran, Odean Smith, Wayne Parnell, James Neesham, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje (VC)
Team 2: Ryan Rickelton, Kusal Mendis, Rassie van der Dussen, Dewald Brevis (VC), Theunis de Bruyn, George Linde, Sam Curran (C), Rashid Khan, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje