The Sunrisers Eastern Cape (SUNE) are ready to be at odds with Durban Super Giants (DSG) in the 5th match of SA20 League 2024 at the beautiful St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.
Sunrisers Easter Cape are the defending champions of SA20 League and will be looking to start their 2024 season with a win. Their last match against JSK was abandoned due to rain.
Durban Super Giants, on the other hand, won their last match against MI Cape Town by 11 runs.
So, this will be a good battle to see between two strong rival teams.
SUNE vs DSG Match Details
- Match – SUNE vs DSG, 5th Match
- Format – 20 overs
- Venue – St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
- Date & Time – January 13, 2024 & 9:00 PM
SUNE vs DSG Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch at the St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth 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 cloudy with almost no chances of rain. Temperature is expected to be around 23° Celsius.
SUNE vs DSG Head-to-Head Records
These two teams have played only 1 head-to-head match that was won by Sunrisers Eastern Cape by a big margin of 124 runs.
SUNE vs DSG Toss Prediction
Durban Super Giants are expected to win the toss in SUNE vs DSG’s 5th match.
SUNE vs DSG Predicted Playing XI
Sunrisers Eastern Cape: Dawid Malan, Adam Rossington, Aiden Markram (c), Sarel Erwee, Andile Simelane, Tristan Stubbs (wk), Marco Jansen, Liam Dawson, Ayabulela Gqamane, Brydon Carse, Simon Harmer
Durban Super Giants: Quinton de Kock (wk), Matthew Breetzke, Nicholas Pooran, Heinrich Klaasen, Wiaan Mulder, Prenelan Subrayen, Dwaine Pretorius, Keemo Paul, Keshav Maharaj (c), Reece Topley, Richard Gleeson
SUNE vs DSG Probable Best Performers
Top Batter: Heinrich Klassen (DSG)
Heinrich Klassen is one of the most important players of the Durban Super Giants as he is able to play both spin and pace bowling pretty well.
His ability to play aggressively in the middle order and at the same time rotate strike if required makes him the best batter pick for today’s SUNE vs DSG match.
He loves playing against Sunrisers Eastern Cape and is expected to perform well in the top order. He played an amazing innings of 85 runs in just 35 balls in the last match.
Top Bowler: Reece Topley (DSG)
Reece Topley 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 Sunrisers Eastern Cape openers to play him.
Top All-Rounder: Aiden Markram (SUNE)
With so many good all-rounder options in today’s match, choosing one is always difficult. But if one has to be chosen, then Aiden Markram is no doubt the best option.
He is the key player in the Sunrisers Eastern Cape squad and his performance is necessary for the team to defend the trophy.
He along with Marco Jansen will handle the middle order of the team, making both of them best all-rounder picks for today’s match.
SUNE vs DSG Best Betting Odds Comparison
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SUNE vs DSG Who will win?
Sunrisers Eastern Cape are expected to win the 5th match since they have a better team and head-to-head record favors them. They are likely to crush Durban Super Giants.