MI Cape Town and the Paarl Royals will lock horns in the first match of SA20 2023 at Newlands in Cape Town. The game is set to take place at 9:00 PM IST.
CT vs PRL, SA20 2023, Match 1
Date and Time: 10th January 2023, 9:00 PM IST
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Live Streaming: Jio Cinema
CT vs PRL pitch report for SA20 2023, Match 1
A high-scoring game is expected at Newlands with the average first-innings total over the last five T20Is being 178. While spin should come into play in the middle overs, pace will hold the key, accounting for 65 percent of the wickets over the last five T20Is. There should be help available with the new ball, with almost 25 percent of the wickets falling in the first six overs. Chasing could be the preferred choice with the record also favoring it.
Record at Newlands in the last five T20Is at Newlands
Matches won by teams batting first: 2
Matches won by teams bowling first: 3
1st-innings score: 178
2nd-innings score: 158
CT vs PRL probable playing 11s for today’s match
MI Cape Town injury/team news
No injury concerns for MI Cape Town.
MI Cape Town probable playing 11
Grant Roelofsen, Dewald Brewis, Ryan Rickelton (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, George Linde, Rashid Khan (c), Kagiso Rabada, Duan Jansen and Odean Smith/Jofra Archer.
Paarl Royals injury/team news
No injury concerns for the Paarl Royals.
Paarl Royals probable playing 11
Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Wihan Lubbe, Eoin Morgan, David Miller (c), Dane Vilas/Evan Jones, Corbin Bosch, Andile Phehlukwayo, Bjorn Fortuin, Tabraiz Shamsi and Lungi Ngidi.