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South Africa T20 League 2023, Match 27: JSK vs SEC Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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South Africa T20 League 2023

Match 27: JSK vs SEC

Preview 

Cricket fans are gearing up for another epic clash in the SA20 T20 League 2023. The 27th match of the South Africa T20 League 2023 is scheduled to take place on Sunday, 5th February 2023 at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg between JSK and SEC 

South Africa T20 League had emerged as a thrilling league, with some highly fascinating competitions already taking place in this event. The JSKs' performance in this competition had been underwhelming. They had played eight matches and had won four of them. They had lost three matches and one match had ended in a tie. They are presently in fourth place on the ladder. SEC had a mediocre performance in this competition. They had won four of the nine matches they had played. They had lost four matches and one had ended in a tie. They must win this game at all costs in order to qualify for the playoffs.

JSKs' most recent encounter against PR ended in a draw, while they previously defeated Durban SuperGiants. JSK are a strong bowling unit,  but they did not play well, allowing 178 runs in 20 overs. Gerald Coetzee was their most successful bowler, taking three wickets in three overs against 21 runs. M Theekshana also had an amazing bowling effort, picking up three wickets in four overs while being charged for 30 runs.

The bowlers that failed to pick up a wicket in their last completed match were Nandre Burger, Alzarri Joseph, Romario Shepherd, and Neil Brand. The preceding match was won by the JSK on the back of an impressive batting display . In 19.1 overs, they chased down a 179-run target. The captain, Faf du Plessis, and Reeza Hendricks batted brilliantly. With a century to his name, Faf du Plessis was their  top run-scorer. He scored 113 runs off 58 balls, including eight fours and as many sixes. 

Both SAT20 matches that were scheduled for Friday were called off due to rain including the SEC's meeting with DSG. They were defeated by PR earlier this season by a margin of five wickets after winning the toss and electing to bat first. SEC's batting order completely failed to deliver, scoring only 130 runs in 20 overs. JJ Smuts was their lone batsman who contributed to the team's total.

 

Match Details

Match: JSK vs SEC, 27th Match, SA20, 2023

Date: Sunday, February 05, 2023

Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

 

Pitch and Weather Report

The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg will host the 27th match of the SA20 2023. We had seen in prior matches played here that the pitch is suitable for batting in the early overs. The track features a decent amount of speed and bounce, which helps batsmen to play excellent cricketing shots, but it also has large boundaries, which may be advantageous for bowlers.  

The weather prediction in Johannesburg for Sunday’s match is favourable. There is basically little risk of rain in the area, so we expect a complete cricket match. 

 

Squads

JSK: Faf du Plessis (c), Reeza Hendricks, Leus du Plooy, Sibonelo Makhanya, Matthew Wade (wk), Donavon Ferreira, Romario Shepherd, Gerald Coetzee, Nandre Burger, Kyle Simmonds, Maheesh Theekshana, Neil Brand, Alzarri Joseph, Caleb Seleka, Janneman Malan, Aaron Phangiso, Lewis Gregory, Lizaad Williams, Kyle Verreynne, Malusi Siboto, George Garton

SEC: Adam Rossington (wk), Jordan Hermann, Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram (c), JJ Smuts, Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Sisanda Magala, Roelof van der Merwe, Brydon Carse, Ottniel Baartman, James Fuller, Sarel Erwee, Marques Ackerman, Junaid Dawood, Jordan Cox, Ayabulela Gqamane, Mason Crane 

 

Probable Playing XIs

JSK: Faf du Plessis (c), Reeza Hendricks, Leus du Plooy, Sibonelo Makhanya, Matthew Wade (wk), Donavon Ferreira, Romario Shepherd, Gerald Coetzee, Nandre Burger, Kyle Simmonds, Maheesh Theekshana

SEC: Adam Rossington (wk), Jordan Hermann, Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram (c), JJ Smuts, Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Sisanda Magala, Roelof van der Merwe, Brydon Carse, Ottniel Baartman

 

Match Prediction

SEC are the stronger side on paper. We fancy them to win this encounter. 

 

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