PR VS TST: Paarl Rocks are eyeing to cement a spot in the playoffs after registering nine wickets win over Durban Heat in the last encounter. With 13 points in six games, Paar Rocks have grabbed the fourth spot in the league table and are way ahead of Tshwane Spartans who are sitting at fifth spot with just 8 points.
Both the teams kickstarted their campaign against each other at Boland Park, Paarl. After winning the toss, Paarl Rocks opted to bowl first and invited Spartans to set the target. Put into bat, Spartans posted a massive 203-5 with the help of the fifties from Gihahn Cloete (80 of 49) and Theunis de Bruyn (66 of 38).
PR VS TST TEAM NEWS
- Cameron Delport and Dwayne Bravo are expected to come straight into the Paarl Rocks playing11
- D Wiese and P Kruger could make way for both the returnees
- Eoin Morgan is set to feature in for Tshwane Spartans. He was busy in T10 League and has joined the squad.
- Tony de Zorzi is expected to make way for Morgan
- Henry Davids hurt a hamstring last week. He is a doubtful starter
- Match Time: 05:30 PM IST
- Venue: Centurion
PR VS TST PLAYING 11
PR Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Mangaliso Mosehle
Batsmen – Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, Vaughn van Jaarsveld (Doubt: Henry Davids)
All-rounder – David Wiese/Dwayne Bravo, Grant Thomson/C Delport
Bowlers –Dane Paterson, Tabraiz Shamsi, Bjorn Fortuin, Tshepo Moreki
TST Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper –Gihahn Cloete
Batsmen – AB de Villiers (c), Dean Elgar, Eoin Morgan/Tony de Zorzi
All-rounder – Sean Williams, Jeevan Mendis,
Bowlers – Corbin Bosch, Rory Kleinveldt, Andrew Birch, Lutho Sipamla