The Durban Super Giants (DSG) are ready to be at odds with MI Cape Town (MICT) in the 2nd match of SA20 League 2024 at the beautiful Kingsmead Stadium in Durban.
Both the teams had a terrible 2023 season as they were the bottom two teams in the points table.
MI Cape Town were last in the points table with only 3 wins, while Durban Super Giants were second last with 4 wins.
So, this will be a good battle to see between two teams who will be looking forward to show their strength in 2024 season.
DSG vs MICT Match Details
- Match – DSG vs MICT, 2nd Match
- Format – 20 overs
- Venue – Kingsmead Stadium, Durban
- Date & Time – January 11, 2024 & 9:00 PM
DSG vs MICT Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban 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 cloudy with no chances of rain. Temperature is expected to be around 26° Celsius.
DSG vs MICT Head-to-Head Records
In the last 2 matches played between these two teams, MI Cape Town have been dominated by Durban Super Giants who have won both the matches.
DSG vs MICT Toss Prediction
MI Cape Town are expected to win the toss in DSG vs MICT’s 2nd match.
DSG vs MICT Predicted Playing XI
Durban Super Giants: Kyle Mayers, Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Nicholas Pooran, Heinrich Klaasen, JJ Smuts, Wiaan Mulder, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Reece Topley, Junior Dala.
MI Cape Town: Tom Banton (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Grant Roelofsen, Dewald Brevis, George Linde, Kieron Pollard (c), Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Kagiso Rabada, Jofra Archer, Nuwan Thushara
DSG vs MICT Probable Best Performers
Top Batter: Quinton De Kock (DSG)
Quinton De Kock is the captain of MI Cape Town and one of the most important players of the 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 MICT match.
He loves playing against MI Cape Town and is expected to perform well in the top order.
Top Bowler: Kagiso Rabada (MICT)
Kagiso Rabada has impressed everyone with his superb bowling abilities in the recent T20I matches.
He bowls perfect yorkers and is a kind of bowler who doesn’t depend upon pitches for performance.
This pitch is expected to support him and it will be difficult for Durban Super Giants top top batters to play him.
Top All-Rounder: Sam Curran (MICT)
With so many good all-rounder options in today’s match, choosing one is always difficult. But if one has to be chosen, then Sam Curran is no doubt the best option.
He is the key player in the MI Cape Town squad and his performance is necessary for the team to defend the trophy.
Dwaine Pretorius is another good all-rounder pick for today’s match since he will complete his quota of overs and also bat in middle order for Durban Super Giants.
DSG vs MICT Best Betting Odds Comparison
|DSG vs MICT , SA20 League 2024 2023, 2nd Match, Betting Sites
|Durban Super Giants (Odds)
|MI Cape Town (Odds)
DSG vs MICT Who will win?
Durban Super Giants are expected to win the 2nd match since they have a better team and head-to-head record favors them. They are likely to crush MI Cape Town who finished last in the SA20 League 2023.