The Sunrisers Eastern Cape (SUNE) are ready to be at odds with MI Cape Town (MICT) in the 8th match of SA20 League 2024 at the beautiful Newlands in Cape Town.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape won their last match against Durban Super Giants by 35 runs. So, they started their 2024 journey from where they ended their 2023 season.
MI Cape Town, on the other hand, have one of their last two matches against Joburg Super Kings by 98 runs.
So, this will be a good battle to see between two teams who will be looking forward to show their strength in the 2024 season.
SUNE vs MICT Match Details
- Match – SUNE vs MICT, 8th Match
- Format – 20 overs
- Venue – Newlands, Cape Town
- Date & Time – January 16, 2024 & 9:00 PM
SUNE vs MICT Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch at the Newlands in Cape Town 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 clear and windy with no chances of rain. Temperature is expected to be around 23° Celsius.
SUNE vs MICT Head-to-Head Records
In the last 2 matches played between these two teams, MI Cape Town have been dominated by Sunrisers Eastern Cape who have won both the matches.
SUNE vs MICT Toss Prediction
MI Cape Town are expected to win the toss in SUNE vs MICT’s 8th match.
SUNE vs MICT Predicted Playing XI
Sunrisers Eastern Cape: Jordan Hermann, Adam Rossington (wk), Tom Abell, Aiden Markram (c), Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Beyers Swanepoel, Liam Dawson, Simon Harmer, Daniel Worrall, Ottneil Baartman
MI Cape Town: Rassie van der-Dussen, Ryan Rickelton (wk), Dewald Brevis, Liam Livingstone, Kieron Pollard (c), Sam Curran, Connor Esterhuizen, George Linde, Kagiso Rabada, Beuran Hendricks, Olly Stone
SUNE vs MICT Probable Best Performers
Top Batter: Ryan Rickelton (MICT)
Ryan Rickelton is one of the most important players of the team. He is in top-notch form and is regularly scoring well.
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 SUNE vs MICT match.
He has already smashed 185 runs in the last two matches. He played a beautiful innings of 98 runs in the last match.
Top Bowler: Daniel Worrall (SUNE)
Daniel Worrall has impressed everyone with his superb bowling abilities in the last SA20 match.
He bowled perfect yorkers and is a kind of bowler who doesn’t depend upon pitches for performance.
He took 2 wickets in the last match against Durban Super Giants giving away only 35 runs.
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.
Aiden Markram and Marco Jansen are other good all-rounder picks for today’s SUNE vs MICT match.
SUNE vs MICT Best Betting Odds Comparison
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|Sunrisers Eastern Cape (Odds)
|MI Cape Town (Odds)
SUNE vs MICT Who will win?
Sunrisers Eastern Cape are expected to win the 8th 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.