PR vs NMG Dream11 Prediction: The 28th match of MSL 2019 pits Paarl Rocks against Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, two of the stronger sides in the ongoing T20 duels in their second encounter of the season scheduled to take place on December 8 at Boland Park, in Paarl.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants have had a solid run so far and are among the sure-shot contenders to compete in the finals. The JJ Smuts-led side has won two games in the succession and with the current form of players namely – Ben Dunk, Imran Tahir, and Chris Morris would look to register a hat-trick of triumphs at amidst the conditions of Boland Park. As of present, the tourists are comfortably seated at the top of the points tally with 6 wins in 9 matches and 27 points to their name.
Paarl Rocks are not far behind in MSL rankings, as they are placed second only to the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants with 5 wins in 9 matches and 23 points in their kitty.
Led by Faf du Plessis, the hosts in spite of having their share of ups and downs in the last five matches are among the top contenders for the eliminators and subsequently the T20 title. Banking on the trio of James Vince, Isuru Udana, and Tabraiz Shamsi, Paarl Rocks have come a long way this season and would look to capitalize on the talent on board in the coming encounter.
Date: December 8, Sunday.
Time: 1:30 PM IST.
Venue: Boland Park, Paarl.
Live Streaming: Fancode
It will be a sunny day at Paarl with the temperature gliding between 25-30 degrees Celsius. Batters are in for entertainment with scores as high as 150 being put in the first innings in the ongoing edition of MSL. More than the pacers it is the spinners who could be expected to capitalize on the conditions.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants: W-W-L-L-W
Paarl Rocks: L-W-L-W-L
JJ Smuts (c), Akhona Mnyaka, Imran Tahir, Nandre Burger, Beuran Hendricks, Chris Morris, Ryan ten Doeschate, Marco Marais, Heinko Kuhn, Ben Dunk (wk), Matthew Breetzke
Faf du Plessis (c), Kerwin Mungroo, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Bjorn Fortuin, Tabraiz Shamsi, Sibonelo Makhanya, Cameron Delport, Hardus Viljoen, James Vince, Henry Davids, Isuru Udana
Captain: B Dunk, J Smuts, J Vince
Vice-Captain: I Tahir, T Shamsi, F d Plessis
Wicket-keeper: H Kuhn, M Breetzke
Batsmen: J Smuts, B Dunk, F d Plessis, J Vince
All-rounders: C Morris, I Udana
Bowlers: I Tahir (vc), B Fortuin, T Shamsi