SA20 Today Betting Tips : Joburg Super Kings Defeat MI Cape Town by 10 Wickets (D/L Method)

Faf du Plessis outshone Kieron Pollard in a captivating duel of captains, reigniting Joburg Super Kings’ Betway SA20 campaign at a rain-soaked Newlands on Monday evening.

Du Plessis blazed an unbeaten 50 off just 20 deliveries to steer JSK to a commanding 10-wicket victory in a match shortened to eight overs per side due to inclement weather. Leus du Plooy complemented Du Plessis brilliantly, scoring an unbeaten 41 off 14 balls as the Super Kings secured a vital bonus point by chasing down the revised target of 98 in only 5.4 overs.

Du Plessis and Du Plooy set the tone early, with Du Plooy launching the run chase dramatically with a six over fine leg off Nuwan Thushara’s first delivery.

Despite light drizzle, the pair dominated, leaving MI Cape Town bowlers struggling to find their rhythm.

Earlier, MI Cape Town’s innings was halted at 44/1 at the end of the Power Play due to rain interruptions. The home side lost two more wickets after the restart, with Imran Tahir claiming two scalps in an over.

Pollard’s aggressive 33 not out off 10 balls propelled MI Cape Town to 80/3, which was revised to 97 under the Duckworth-Lewis Stern (DLS) method.

With this win, JSK climbed to fourth place with 13 points, overtaking MI Cape Town and Pretoria Capitals. MI Cape Town slipped to sixth place with nine points but remained in contention for the playoffs.

Du Plessis emphasized the importance of intent, especially in the face of challenges like rain, while Pollard remained optimistic despite the defeat.

Match Stats

Joburg Super Kings Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Rassie van der Dussen – 4.4 ov), 2-44 (Liam Livingstone – 6.1 ov), 3-56 (Ryan Rickelton – 6.6 ov)

MI Cape Town Fall of wickets: (Details not provided)

Playing XIs

MI Cape Town:

  • Ryan Rickelton (WK)
  • Rassie van der Dussen
  • Kieron Pollard (C)
  • Dewald Brevis
  • Delano Potgieter
  • Sam Curran
  • Liam Livingstone
  • George Linde
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Thomas Kaber
  • Nuwan Thushara

Joburg Super Kings:

  • Donavon Ferreira (WK)
  • Faf du Plessis (C)
  • Reeza Hendricks
  • Leus du Plooy
  • Wayne Madsen
  • Moeen Ali
  • David Wiese
  • Nandre Burger
  • Imran Tahir
  • Lizaad Williams
  • Kyle Simmonds

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