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Paarl Royals and Durban’s Super Giants are set to meet for the second time in three days in match no. 10 of the SA20. The Royals will host the contest at Boland Park on Tuesday, January 17th. Durban’s Super Giants are the favourites to win the match with the odds of 8/11 (1.72) whereas Paarl Royals have greater odds of 1/1 (2.00).
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
- Paarl Royals vs Durban’s Super Giants, Match 10, SA20 2023
- January 17, 2023 – 11:30 AM GMT
- Boland Park, Paarl
Pitch Report and Weather Conditions
The pitches at Boland Park in Paarl have generally favoured batters with short boundaries and fast outfield. The average first innings score at the venue reads 157. There was assistance for the bowlers in the only match played here this season, with Joburg Super Kings getting bowled out for just 81.
Paarl is expected to be mostly sunny and hot with the temperature soaring around 37°C in the afternoon. The match shouldn’t be impacted but the players might have to tackle dehydration.
Paarl Royals vs Durban’s Super Giants – Match Predictions
Durban’s Super Giants are coming off two straight wins and do have a strong side. But Paarl Royals’ only win so far came at this very venue and they’ll be looking to maximize the home advantage. With a couple of changes, the Royals could strengthen the bowling unit while the batting line-up remains solid.
Super Giants To Hit Most Sixes
Ngidi To Take Most Wickets
Buttler to be Man of the Match
Durban’s Super Giants have the likes of Kyle Mayers, Quinton de Kock, Wiaan Mulder, Heinrich Klaasen and Dwaine Pretorius. They have batted with high intent, hitting 31 sixes in three games. Paarl Royals also have a strong line-up with Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, David Miller and Eoin Morgan but they have hit just 12 sixes in three games.
Our Prediction: Durban’s Super Giants to hit most sixes in this match with the odds of 6/5(2.20).
Lungi Ngidi is coming off 2 for 33 in the previous game and he bowls in death overs, giving him a good chance of taking wickets. Ngidi has the odds of 9/4 (3.25) to be the highest wicket-taker for Paarl Royals. For Durban’s Super Giants, Reece Topley has snared five wickets in two games and has the odds of 11/4 (3.75) to be the top bowler.
Our Prediction: Lungi Ngidi to be the highest wicket-taker for Paarl Royals at 9/4 (3.25).
Man of the Match
Jos Buttler hasn’t quite fired yet as much with 82 runs in three innings at only 117 strike rate. But we know what the English batter can do. Buttler has the odds of 7/1 (8.00) to be the player of the match. Other top betting options include David Miller, Lungi Ngidi from Paarl Royals and Kyle Mayers, Heinrich Klaasen from Durban’s Super Giants.
Our Prediction: Jos Buttler to be the Man of the Match at 11/2 (6.50) odds.
Paarl Royals vs Durban’s Super Giants Preview
Paarl Royals will be looking for revenge, having lost to Durban’s Super Giants on Sunday. Let’s take a look at both sides ahead of their return fixture on Tuesday.
Paarl Royals have played three games so far, winning against Joburg Super Kings and losing to MI Cape Town and Durban’s Super Giants. They went down by 27 runs in the previous game at Durban, despite Eoin Morgan’s fighting 64 off 37.
Jason Roy and Morgan finding some form is good news for them but the Royals will expect more from their skipper David Miller and Jos Buttler. The bowling was depleted in the previous game with Tabraiz Shamsi sitting out due to an injury. The Royals could bring in Corbin Bosch or Andile Phehlukwayo in place of Ferisco Adams.
Squad: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas, David Miller (c), Eoin Morgan, Ferisco Adams, Evan Jones, Imran Manack, Bjorn Fortuin, Lungi Ngidi
Durban’s Super Giants
Durban’s Super Giants lost their first game to Joburg Super Kings but bounced back strongly to defeat MI Cape Town by five wickets. On Sunday, they defeated the Royals on the back of a strong batting performance.
Kyle Mayers and Quinton de Kock have been superb, with Wiaan Mulder and Heinrich Klaasen also firing in the previous outing. They opened with Mulder to split up two left-handers and it paid dividends. The bowling attack will rely on Reece Topley, Prenelan Subrayen and Keshav Maharaj.
Squad: Kyle Mayers, Wiaan Mulder, Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Heinrich Klaasen, Jason Holder, Dwaine Pretorius, Keemo Paul, Keshav Maharaj, Simon Harmer, Reece Topley, Prenelan Subrayen
How to Watch SA20 in the UK: Live Streaming & Channel List
For those in the UK, you can watch the SA20 live broadcast on Sky Sports Cricket. If you prefer online streaming, the SkyGo application is the official place.
- Sky Sports Cricket (TV)
- SkyGo app (Streaming)