Jozi Stars vs Cape Town Blitz 1st Match Prediction & Betting Tips
Pitch report: "Looks a hard surface and seems a belter to bat on. There's a lot of runs on offer. Bowlers will need to be smarter and have to vary their pace. Otherwise, it could be trouble for them. cricket betting tips There are a few cracks but that shouldn't affect the pitch much." quips Aamir Sohail.
De Kock: We would have wanted to chase as well. Looks a good track. We'll want to put a good score on the board because if we can do that, we have a good bowling attack to defend scores. It was a good season last year. We're generally a good bowling side and hence, batting first or second doesn't really matter. Livingstone, Moeen, Nawaz are the overseas players.
Jozi Stars have won the toss and have opted to field
Bavuma: We'll have a bowl first. We had a training session last night over here and we saw a lot of dew. That could be a factor later on while chasing. It's been easy settling into the team. Coming into a team that won the title last year, there is a bit of pressure that way. Gayle, Christian, Olivier are the overseas players.
Time for the toss. Tails is the call from QdK. It's a head.
The Stars and Blitz were undoubtedly the best two sides of the MSL last year and it came as no surprise when the two teams reached the final. The latter were considered favorites by a slight margin in the title clash but the Stars brought their A game to the table when it mattered the most to became the champions of the inaugural MSL tourney. match prediction The defending champions are on home turf tonight and these are conditions that they've mastered to a large extent. However, given the fickle nature of T20 cricket, you cannot rule out the Blitz who are a formidable side in their own right. Hopefully, we get a thriller of a game to kickstart the season.
16:49 Local Time, 14:49 GMT, 20:19 IST: Hello everyone!! A warm welcome to the second season of South Africa's own Mzansi Super League. The first edition was a runaway success last year with a lot of quality cricket on display. We saw some amazing performances with both bat and ball, and the fielding too was top-notch. It won't be wrong to say that the tournament exceeded expecations, with a lot of raw talent on display too, and that's the pressure that the MSL will have to deal with this year. The second season is always an acid test of sorts. We kick off the MSL 2019 with last year's finalists squaring off in the tournament opener.