Titans started the tournament from where they left last year. It will be not an easy task for Knights in today’s game as the defending champions are having plenty number of good players who can turn the match at any time. Titans skipper Albie Morkel, started the tournament in an unexpected way. He led his team from front with both bat and ball and impressed everyone. If Titans play like this then it will be very hard for other teams to beat them. Knights are playing on their home ground and they will be more familiar with the conditions.We have to wait and watch how Knights will challenge Titans in today’s game
Diamond Oval, Kimberly
Partly cloudy but no rain is expected
A high scoring contest is likely on the cards as the pitch is expected to be great for batting. Pitch will be helpful only for fast bowlers and different pace variations will be the key for fast bowlers.
Team News : Titans
In their last game Titans chased the target 140 in just 11.2 overs.They have better bowling and batting attack than Knights.Dale Steyn is expected to play in today’s game and his comeback makes Titans more stronger than before.Top order batting will depend mainly upon De Cock, Ab De villiers. ABD is in dangerous form and his cameo 19 ball 50 against Lions tells us everything about him and even pitch is also supporting for batsmen than bowlers.They have also players like Behardien,Wiese and especially skipper Morkel in middle order.
Team News : Knights
Similar to Titans,Knights too started the tournament with a win by defeating Warriors. Magnificent knocks from skipper Theunis De Bruyn and Miller took Knights home in tournament’s opening game. They have good pace attack and it was already proved in the first match against Warriors. All their bowlers maintained good economy and restricted Warriors for a low total.But Knights beat Titans only once in this T20 league history.
Titans Probable XI
Knights Probable XI
Prediction : Though both teams started the tournament with a win still Titans are looking very strong in all aspects.The Titans have beaten the Knights three times in their last four head-to-head encounters.Looking at all these statistics we are expecting Titans to win this match.