NAM vs RSA-E Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – South Africa Emerging tour of Namibia, 1st Unofficial ODI
Craig Williams was excellent with the bat in the T20I series against Uganda.
Updated - Apr 23, 2021 2:48 pm
The upcoming stars of South African cricket will have a golden opportunity to showcase their talent when they will take on Namibia for three T20s and as many 50-over games. With the current team of South Africa looking out of sorts, these players can make it to the first team with a few good performances.
Legendary Mkhaya Ntini’s son Thando Ntini is in the squad, while the likes of Grant Roelofsen and Matthew Breetzke are the ones to look forward to. As for Namibia, they defeated Uganda in a T20I series recently, and while it is only the emerging team from South Africa, a win in this tour will help them to make a statement.
Namibia vs South Africa Emerging, 1st T20
Venue: Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek
Date & Time: April 23rd at 4:30 PM IST and 1:00 PM local time
The pitch here at Wanderers is a balanced one. Batsmen and bowlers will get equal purchase from the track.
Probable Playing XIs for NAM vs RSA-E:
Stephan Baard, Craig Williams, Jean-Pierre Kotze (wk), Merwe Erasmus (c), JJ Smit, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Michael van Lingen, Jan Frylinck, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo, Tangeni Lungameni
South Africa Emerging
Sinethemba Qeshile, Grant Roelofsen, Matthew Breetzke, Joshua Richards, Kabelo Sekhukhune / Jonathan Bird, Jason Smith, Delano Potgieter ( c & wk), Dayyaan Galiem, Tshepo Ntuli, Gregory Mahlokwana, Thando Ntini
Top Picks for NAM vs RSA-E 11Wickets Match:
Craig Williams was excellent with the bat in the T20I series against Uganda. He scored nearly 100 runs at an average of over 30.
JJ Smit is equally handy with both bat and ball. He has picked up 16 wickets in T20I cricket and has also scored nearly 300 runs.
Jason Smith is another player who can earn you points with both bat and ball. He has scored 700+ runs and has picked up 19 wickets in the shortest format of the game.
Matthew Breetzke will be leading the batting contingent of the visitors. He has scored over 500 runs in this format.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for NAM vs RSA-E 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Sinethemba Qeshile, Stephan Baard, Matthew Breetzke (c), Joshua Richards, Merwe Erasmus (vc), Jason Smith, JJ Smit, Craig Williams, Tshepo Ntuli, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for NAM vs RSA-E 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Grant Roelofsen, Stephan Baard, Matthew Breetzke, Joshua Richards, Dayyaan Galiem (vc), Jan Frylinck, Craig Williams (c), Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Bernard Scholtz, Thando Ntini, Tangeni Lungameni
Captain and Vice-Captain Options
Captain Options: Matthew Breetzke, Craig Williams
Vice-Captain Options: Dayyaan Galiem, Merwe Erasmus