WAR vs HL Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Momentum One Day Cup 2021, Match 8

WAR vs HL Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Momentum One Day Cup 2021, Match 8

Lesiba Ngoepe can be a big differentiator. He has a solid record against the Lions.

JJ Smuts
JJ Smuts. (Photo by Paul Harding/PA Images via Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 8th match of the Momentum One Day Cup 2021 will be played between Warriors and Lions at the Senwes Park, Potchefstroom.

This match will start at 01:30 PM IST (10:00 AM Local Time) (08: 00 AM GMT) and will be streamed live on FanCode.

Preview:

The Momentum One Day Cup has been shortened amidst the rising coronavirus infections. The number of matches has been reduced to 15 from originally 24 matches. Warriors will take on Highveld Lions in this Group B match.

The Lions had a solid game against Cobra with an all-round performance from their batting and bowling unit. Warriors, on the other hand, will be playing their first match and will be hoping for a positive start to their season.

WAR vs HL Weather Report for Match 8:

The day will be mostly cloudy throughout but the chances of rain during the match is low. The temperature will be around 27 degrees Celsius.

Pitch Report:

It is a balanced pitch at the Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. Batsmen need to grind it out before they can score freely. A score of 250 and above hasn’t been chased in three games played here this season.

Average first innings score:

261 (3 matches played this season)

Record of Chasing Teams:

Won – 1, Lost – 2, Tied – 0

Injury & Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

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WAR vs HL Probable Playing XIs:

Warriors:

Mathew Breetzke, Lesiba Ngoepe, Marco Marais (c), JJ Smuts, Sinethemba Qeshile, Rudi Second, Stefan Tait, Glenton Stuurman, Basheeru-Deen Walters, Jade de Klerk, Sithembile Langa

Bench:

Ayabulela Gqamane, Yaseen Vallie, Tiaan van Vuuren, Wihan Lubbe, Mathiwekhaya Nabe

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Highveld Lions:

Ryan Rickelton, Wesley Marshall, Reeza Hendricks, Dominic Hendricks, Nicky van den Bergh, Delano Potgieter, Bjorn Fortuin, Malusi Siboto, Sisanda Magala, Aaron Phangiso (c), Eldred Hawken

Bench:

Mitchell Van Buuren, Kagiso Rapulana, Tladi Bokako, Nono Pongolo, Johannes Diseko

WAR vs HL Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

JJ Smuts, the all-rounder has had a pretty solid List A career. He has played 138 matches and scored 4416 runs at an average of 36.19. He has also picked up 87 wickets.

Mathew Breetzke has performed well against the Lions. In 6 matches against them, he has scored 280 runs at an average of 56.

Reeza Hendricks is touted as the future captain of South Africa in at least one of the formats. Although he failed to score in the first game, the talented batsman is hard to overlook in this game.

Dominic Hendricks is a player to look out for in the future. He is in good form and scored 54 runs against the Cobra.

Ryan Rickelton scored a brilliant century (109*) against the Cobra in the first game. The opener carried his bat through the innings taking his side home.

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Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Ryan Rickelton, Reeza Hendricks, JJ Smuts

Vice-Captain Options – Mathew Breetzke, Dominic Hendricks, Aaron Phangiso

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for WAR vs HL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Ryan Rickelton (C)

Batsmen – Reeza Hendricks, Mathew Breetzke (VC), Lesiba Ngoepe, Dominic Hendricks

All-Rounders – JJ Smuts, Delano Potgieter

Bowlers – Glenton Stuurman, Aaron Phangiso, Eldree Hawken, Sisanda Magala

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WAR vs HL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Ryan Rickelton, Rudi Second

Batsmen – Reeza Hendricks, Mathew Breetzke, Dominic Hendricks, Wesley Marshall

All-Rounders – JJ Smuts (C)

Bowlers – Glenton Stuurman, Aaron Phangiso (VC), Bjorn Fortuin, Malusi Siboto

Expert Advice:

Lesiba Ngoepe can be a big differentiator. He has a solid record against the Lions. He has been picked by less than 5% of the users on Dream11.

Today’s WAR vs HL Probable Winners:

Highveld Lions are expected to win this match.

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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.