SA20 2023: Match 14, PRL vs EAC Match Prediction – Who will win today’s SA20 match between Paarl Royals and Sunrisers Eastern Cape?

Paarl Royals are placed in the second position with two wins from the opening four games in SA20 2023.

PRL vs EAC Today Match Prediction
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Paarl Royals (PRL) will be hosting Sunrisers Eastern Cape (EAC) in the 14th match of the SA20 2023 at Boland Park in Paarl on Thursday (January 19). Paarl Royals secured a thrilling 10-run win against Durban's Super Giants in their last game and boosted to the second position in the table with nine points.

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Leus du Plooy smashed 75* off 40 and Reeza Hendricks contributed 45 runs to help the Royals score 169 runs while batting first against the Super Giants. Then Evan Jones took four and Bjorn Fortuin grabbed three for 14 to restrict the opponents to 159/8 to register a crucial win.

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Sunrisers Eastern Cape lost back-to-back opening games against Pretoria Capitals but recorded remarkable two wins against MI Cape Town in their last two games. In both games, they successfully chased big totals, including 172-run target in the latest game. Marco Jansen smashed 66 off 27 against against the likes of Rashid Khan, Kagiso Rabada, and Jofra Archer in the last match to guide the Sunrisers to a thrilling two-wicket win with two balls to spare.

Match Details:

Venue: Boland Park, Paarl

Date & Time: January 19, 09:00 PM IST

Telecast & Live Streaming: Sports18 & JioCinema App

Pitch Report:

The pitch at Paarl's Boland Park offers a balanced surface with an average first innings score of 157 in T20 games. However, in the first two games in this tournament here, Joburg Super Kings were bowled out for just 81 in the first game while Paarl Royals scored 169 in the second game while batting first here.

Probable Playing XIs for PRL vs EAC:

Paarl Royals (PRL):

Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas, David Miller (c), Eoin Morgan, Evan Jones, Ferisco Adams, Bjorn Fortuin, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi

Sunrisers Eastern Cape (EAC):

Adam Rossington (wk), JJ Smuts, Sarel Erwee, Aiden Markram (c), Tristan Stubs, Marco Jansen, Jordon Cox, Roelof van der Merwe, Sisanda Magala, Brydon Carse, Ottniel Baartman

Probable Best Performers from PRL vs EAC:

Probable best batter: Aiden Markram

The Sunrisers' batters have struggled to contribute but their captain is leading by example with 113 runs from four innings at an average of 28.25 and a strike rate of 131.39. Markram scored 46 off 29 against the Capitals in Sunrisers' second game and then smashed 50 off 35 and grabbed two wickets against MI Cape Town in the following game.

Probable best bowler: Evan Jones

The 26-year-old batting all-rounder was excellent against Durban's Super Giants with four wickets for 32 in the last match and now leads the bowling chart in the tournament with nine wickets from three innings at an economy rate of 8.32. Jones is likely to get few wickets against the Sunrisers' top order which is far less than impressive in the opening games in SA20 2023.

Today's Match Prediction: Paarl Royals to win the match

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Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.

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