Cape Cobras vs Warriors Match 16 RamSlam T20 Preview

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First half of the season is successfully completed and officially it will be second half of the season. Warriors,however,registered a win in the first half. Warriors played 5 matches won 1, lost 3 and one match was abandoned due to rain. With only 6 points in 5 matches they are standing at bottom of the table. Even for Cobras also this is not a good season. They played 5 matches won 2 and lost 3. With 8 points they are just above the Warriors in points table. The winning team of today’s game will rise up in points table.

Venue

Boland Park – Cape town

Forecast

Clear and no chances of rain

Pitch Report

Average batting pitch and seamers impressed with ball here before.

Team News : Cobras

They started the tournament with hat trick losses but they had turned things quickly and won back to back matches. Same XI is expected from Cobras side after those two victories. The team’s batting is mainly going to revolve around the skipper Duminy who is in form and the other player is Amla. Bavuma is also a good man and he needs to serve his team immedielty. The experienced Philander finally got back his rhythm with ball and he is an important man for Cobras in bowling unit. Cobras will rely largely on the pace of Rory Kleinveldt and Vernon Philander.

Team News : Warriors

Finally Warriors tasted a first win in the season after defeating Lions. Ingram was the man who really played very well in that match especially when his team was struggling. Till lot many problems are there in Warriors side. Skipper Smutts is struggling with both bat and ball. This will be an important game for skippers and he must play very well in this match. The Warriors will also expect good contributions from Christian Jonker and Colin Ackermann.  Bowling will rely mostly on the likes of Basheeru-Deen Walters and Andrew Birch. Both pacers are doing well for Warriors in the on going season.

Cobras Probable XI

Levi
Amla
Bavuma
Duminy (c)
Mgijima
Ferisco Adams
Verreyne (wk)
Linde / Piedt
Philander
Kleinveldt
Nabe

Warriors Playing XI

Smuts (c)
Cloete (wk)
Ingram
Ackerman
Jonker
Nqolo
Ngoepe
Nqweni / Vallie
Magala
Birch
Walters
Prediction : It is a battle of bottom team. Both teams badly need a win tonight. Though Cape Cobras have won three of their last four matches they have played against the Warriors but still feeling it is 50 – 50 game.
Cape Cobras vs Warriors Match 16 RamSlam T20 Preview
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