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Momentum One-Day Cup 2020: Match 13, Warriors vs Knights – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Eddie Moore is in scintillating form with the bat. He has mustered 167 runs in two games for his side.

Rudi Second
Rudi Second. (Photo by Anne Laing/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 13th match of the Momentum One-Day Cup 2020 will be played between Warriors and Knights at the Buffalo Park in East London.

The match starts at 1:30 PM local time (11:30 AM GMT) (5:00 PM IST).

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Preview:

Warriors convincingly won their previous game against Lions. Now, they are ranked fourth in the points table with nine points. They will now look to continue with the same momentum in the upcoming match against Lions. They have a strong batting line up that comprises of Edward Moore, Sinethemba Qeshile and Lesiba Ngoepe, who have shown certain glimpses of their good form with the bat.

On the other hand, their bowling unit has given improved performances in their last clash. Onke Nyaku and Stephan Tait turned out to be the best bowler for their side. It will be interesting to watch if they can manage to win their next game in order to improve their position in the league table.

Knights have not able to set their feet in the tournament, who are yet to win their first encounter in the tournament. They have been struggling with the poor form of their batsmen and bowlers, who are unable to perform as a unit. Knights will soon have to recover from the same before getting knocked out from the tournament. In the next game, they will expect their top order to click good knocks with the bat that can help their side in winning the match.


Weather Condition/Report:

The chances of rain on Tuesday are quite high that might abandon the game between Warriors and Knights. The probability of rain is 65% with the wind blowing at a rate of 18 to 28 km/hr. Meanwhile, the temperature will deviate between 18 and 22 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The track at Buffalo Park is expected to offer a stiff battle between bat and ball with weather to play an important role. According to the weather forecast, it will be overcast conditions in which the bowlers will get a lot of help from the wicket. Meanwhile, the batsmen might have a tough time facing the bowling spearheads during the match. As far as the stats of this ground are concerned in 22 ODIs. 12 games have been won by the chasing side. So, the team winning the toss will look to field to be on the safer side.

Average first innings score: 225 (ODI games played at this venue)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 12, Lost – 10

Injury and Availability:

(Will update if there is any news)


Probable Playing XIs:

Warriors:

Lesiba Ngoepe/Gihahn Cloete, Eddie Moore, Sinethemba Qeshile (wk), Rudi Second, Yaseen Vallie (C), Marco Marais, Onke Nyaku, Lutho Sipamla, Andrew Birch, Stefan Tait, Dyllan Matthews.

Bench – Aya Gqamane, Lesiba Ngoepe/Gihahn Cloete, Matthew Breetzke, Sisanda Magala

Knights:

Raynard van Tonder, Jacques Snyman, Keegan Petersen, Andries Gous, Obus Pienaar, Wandile Makwetu (C & WK), Shaun von Berg, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Mbulelo Budaza, Tshepo Ntuli, Ottniel Baartman.

Bench – Corne Dry, Grant Mokoena, Patrick Kruger.


Top Picks:

Eddie Moore is in scintillating form with the bat. He has mustered 167 runs in two games for his side. He will be an obvious pick for any Fantasy Side. Sinethemba Qeshile is another player, who can play an important role in any fantasy team due to his food form. He has muscled 163 runs in four games for his side. Dyllan Matthews is currently the leading wicket-taker for Warriors in Momentum Cup 2020. He has scalped 6 wickets in four games for his team. He should not be ignored while picking any fantasy team.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Rudi Second, Yaseen Vallie, Keegan Petersen

Vice-Captain – Eddie Moore, Onke Nyaku, Sinethemba Qeshile


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Rudi Second

Batters – Yaseen Vallie, Eddie Moore (C), Sinethemba Qeshile, Marco Marais, Keegan Petersen

All-RoundersOnke Nyaku (VC), Obus Pienaar

Bowlers – Shaun von Berg, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Dyllan Matthews

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

KeeperRudi Second (C)

Batters – Yaseen Vallie, Keegan Petersen, Yaseen Vallie (VC), Lesiba Ngoepe

All-Rounders – Onke Nyaku, Obus Pienaar, Jacques Snyman

Bowlers – Shaun von Berg, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Stefan Tait

Expert Advice:

Both the teams are yet to announce their squad for the upcoming encounter. It will be wise to wait for the confirmed XI for the match. Meanwhile, Knights are still to taste their first win in the tournament. And, it might not be surprising if they come out with some strong batting and bowling display in the next match.

Tips: The user can go with the combination of one wicketkeeper, five batsmen, two all-rounders, three bowlers.

Probable Winners:

The Dolphins are expected to register their 3rd win of the tournament.

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

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