The Durban Super Giants (DSG) are ready to be at odds with Joburg Super Kings (JSK) in the 2nd Qualifier match of SA20 League 2024 at the beautiful Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
Durban Super Giants were second in the league stage points table with seven wins of their ten matches. Joburg Super Kings, on the other hand, were fourth in the points table with only three wins of their ten matches.
Durban Super Giants lost the 1st Qualifier match to Sunrisers Eastern Cape by 51 runs. Joburg Super Kings, on the other hand, won the Eliminator match against Paarl Royals by 9 wickets.
DSG vs JSK Match Details
- Match – DSG vs JSK, 2nd Qualifier Match
- Format – 20 overs
- Venue – Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
- Date & Time – February 8, 2024 & 9:00 PM
DSG vs JSK Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg is well-balanced with batters having a little bit more advantage. Pacers will be effective in death overs whereas spinners find it difficult to maintain their line on this pitch. The weather is expected to be mostly sunny with no chances of rain. Temperature is expected to be around 23° Celsius.
DSG vs JSK Head-to-Head Records
These two teams have met each other four times. Joburg Super Kings have won three head-to-head matches while Durban Super Giants have won only one match.
DSG vs JSK Toss Prediction
Joburg Super Kings are expected to win the toss in DSG vs JSK’s 2nd Qualifier match.
DSG vs JSK Predicted Playing XI
Durban Super Giants: Matthew Breetzke (wk), Tony de Zorzi, JJ Smuts, Heinrich Klaasen, Keemo Paul, Wiaan Mulder, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj (c), Noor Ahmad, Reece Topley, Naveen-ul-Haq
Joburg Super Kings: Leus du Plooy, Faf du Plessis (c), Reeza Hendricks, Wayne Madsen, Moeen Ali, Donovan Ferreira (wk), Doug Bracewell, Dayyaan Galiem, Lizaad Williams, Nandre Burger, Imran Tahir
DSG vs JSK Probable Best Performers
Top Batter: Matthew Breetzke (DSG)
Matthew Breetzke is in form of his life as he is smashing runs in almost every match and playing crucial knocks for his team.
His ability to play aggressively in the top order and at the same time rotate strike whenever required makes him the best batter pick for today’s DSG vs JSK match.
He has already smashed 386 runs in the last eleven matches. Heinrich Klassen and Leu Du Plooy are other good batter options for today’s DSG vs JSK match.
Top Bowler: Samuel Cook (JSK)
Samuel Cook has impressed everyone with his superb bowling abilities in the last SA20 League match against Paarl Royal.
Even the pitch is supporting pace bowling, so he might be able to take a bundle of wickets, just like he did in the last match. He took 4 wickets in the last match.
Top All-Rounder: JJ Smuts (DSG)
With so many good all-rounder options in today’s match, choosing one is always difficult. But if one has to be chosen, then JJ Smuts is no doubt the best option.
He is currently the key player in the Durban Super Giants team and his dominating performance is necessary for the team to win the trophy.
He has already smashed 286 runs and taken 4 wickets in the last ten matches. Dwaine Pretorius and Moeen Ali are two good all-rounder options.
DSG vs JSK Best Betting Odds Comparison
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DSG vs JSK Who will win?
Joburg Super Kings are expected to win the 2nd Qualifier match since they have a better team and head-to-head record also favors them. They are likely to crush Durban Super Giants like they did in the last match against Paarl Royals.