Venue: Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Pitch & conditions:
Kimberley has been a good batting track with 270-80 being par & even 300+ totals have been chased easily. Also has a bias for the chasing team. The last few domestic games haven’t lived upto the standards though & have seen scores below 200 too.
Most recent Provincial One Day games at the venue:
166 , 167/6
(Spinners: 8 , Pacers: 8)
197 , 198/3
(Spinners: 6 , Pacers: 7)
(Spinners: 5 , Pacers 7)
Last Game’s XI:
Mokoena, Gous (wk), Peterson, Biljon (C), Kruger, Snyman, McLaren, Van Schalkwyk, De Lange, Leie, Budaza.
Breetzke, Cloete (wk), Vallie, Smuts (C), Ngoepe, Qeshile, Jonker, Magala, Birch, Sipamla, Nortje.
From the Vault:
Knights Vs Warriors (Kimberley, 2018)
(cloete 143, Van Schalkwyk 2 wickets & 29 runs)
(Keegan 53, McLaren 37, Nortje & Magala 2 each)
Warriors Vs Knights (East London, 2018)
(Gous 70, Smuts 3W, Magala 2W)
(Cloete 45, Smuts 43, Budaza 2W)
Knights Vs Warriors T20 (East London, 2017)
(Jonker 61, Schalkwyk 3W, De Lange-Leie 2W’s each)
(No player from current squad)
My Dream11 Team:
(To be updated after official lineups are announced, kindly visit immediately after toss)
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