SOR vs TSKS Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Jul 28, 2023

In one of the Major League Cricket tournament games for the 2023 season, the Texas Super Kings team will take on Seattle Orcas at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas, USA. The Texas team has a far better battling line-up than their Seattle counterparts. This is the first qualifier of the competition. Earlier in the competition the Seattle Orcas team beat the Super Kings after a superb bowling performance. The skipper Wayne Parnell and Andrew Tye were both exceptional with the ball. The Orcas team restricted the Texas Super Kings to a small score of 127 runs.

Heinrich Klaasen and Quinton de Kock led the side to a comprehensive 8-wicket victory due to some high-quality batting performance. Although the Seattle Orcas have managed to chase even larger totals, most of the big contributions have come from their top order. This might hinder their progress in this game if the top order fails. The Texas Super Kings' bowlers will be looking at the new-ball bowlers to provide them with early breakthroughs. If they can send the crucial batters such as Shehan Jayasuriya and Klaasen back to the pavilion before the tenth over, they are likely to get on top of the match.

Seattle Orcas vs Texas Super Kings Head-To-Head

This is the first year of the competition being played in the USA. These two teams have played against each other just once before. Seattle Orcas won that game.

Seattle Orcas vs Texas Super Kings Live Streaming and Broadcast

This is the first edition of Major League Cricket in the USA. This match will be telecast live in the USA on Willow TV in the USA and Canada. You can view this tournament live in India on Viacom 18's Sports Network.

SOR vs TSKS Team Previews

Seattle Orcas

The Seattle Orcas side reached the Qualifier 1 stage of the competition after winning 4 out of their last 5 games. They registered a phenomenal victory when they chased down a big total. Even though the wickets kept falling at the other end, Heinrich Klaasen kept on attacking the bowlers. He led the side to a 2-wicket victory scoring an unbeaten 110 from 44 balls. Nauman Anwar hit a quickfire 51 from 30 balls. This was a significant contribution from the batter playing near the top of the order.

Some of the batters playing near the top order include Shehan Jayasuriya, Heinrich Klaasen, and Quinton de Kock. If the opposition succeeds in dislodging these batsmen cheaply, the other members of the Seattle batting order are unlikely to provide a comeback. Even though they have players such as Imad Wasim, Shubham Ranjane, Dwaine Pretorius, and Dasun Shanaka in their middle and lower middle order, none of them have appeared to be promising thus far. The Seattle bowling attack constitutes of some top-quality T20 bowlers.

These bowlers can play a vital role in the fortunes of Seattle Orcas. Seattle has already beaten this opposition once in the competition. Other significant bowlers for Seattle are Imad Wasim, Harmeet Singh, Wayne Parnell, and Andrew Tye. All these bowlers are capable of making a positive impact on the fortunes of the Seattle team. They are also the bowlers to watch out for. Some useful all-rounders are playing in the side such as Harmeet Singh, Imad Wasim, Chehan Jayasuriya, and Nisarg Patel.

Seattle Orcas Playing 11

Quinton de Kock, Nauman Anwar, Shehan Jayasuriya, Heinrich Klaasen, Shubham Ranjane, Dwaine Pretorius, Imad Wasim, Wayne Parnell, Harmeet Singh, Andrew Tye, Cameron Gannon.

Texas Super Kings

The Texas Super Kings team managed to reach the Qualifier 1 stage of the competition based on a better net run rate than Washington Freedom who ended up in 3rd position. However, the good news for the Texas outfit is that they succeeded in making a fast comeback after this big loss against Seattle Orcas. After their batting order had to endure a huge collapse against Seattle earlier when they ended up scoring just 127 runs in their first innings, Texas Super Kings successfully chased a score of 172 runs in their next encounter.

The fifty scored by Milind Kumar in the number 4 position was a massive relief and a terrific sign for the Texas Super Kings while playing in the Qualifier. Usually, Milind Kumar bats lower down the order and had not succeeded in making an impact in any of the matches. Kumar's partnerships with Daniel Sams and Devon Conway allowed the Super Kings to remain alive during their run chase. Daniel Sams also provided exactly what was expected of him as a big hitter viz. a clinical finish. But the batting problems for Texas are not yet finished.

The Super Kings' big players such as David Miller and Faf du Plessis have been struggling to deliver big-time in their last 3 innings in a row. But if these batters find form sometime during the game and can bat the way they normally do, Texas Super Kings will be far in front of Seattle Orcas in this game. Their bowlers are not in full flow either. Even though Rusty Theron has been economical consistently, he has not succeeded in proving regular breakthroughs. Some of the wicket-taking bowlers in the squad are Santner, Coetzee, and Sams.

Texas Super Kings Playing 11

Devon Conway, Faf du Plessis, Cody Chetty, David Miller, Milind Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Daniel Sams, Gerald Coetzee, Calvin Savage, Mohammad Mohsin, Rusty Theron.

SOR vs TSKS Toss Prediction

Out of the 8 games played at this venue, teams batting first have won 7. Although Super Kings and Orcas teams succeeded in chasing targets in their last few games, they will be playing at a different ground. Defending a score against Seattle Orcas will suit the Texas outfit a lot better rather than chasing against a stronger bowling attack.

Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.

Pitch and Conditions

Grand Prairie Stadium ground in Dallas will be hosting this cricket match. The venue will also host the remaining playoff games of Major League Cricket for the 2023 season. The average first innings total at this ground is 175 runs. If you look at the batting and bowling strengths of both these teams, a total of close to 185 runs can be expected on the ground.

You can mostly expect a batting paradise here in Dallas. The surface on offer will permit a lot of high scoring in their first innings. However, chasing on this ground will not be easy. Bowlers can get some help from this track, especially in the 2nd innings. The surface might be rolled by a heavy roller before the start of the match. The weather during the game is likely to be sunny mostly with the highest temperature of 30 degrees.

SOR vs TSKS Betting Tips

This is the second time these two teams are meeting during the season but, now it is a do-or-die situation in the playoffs. Even though Orcas outplayed the Super Kings in their last game, there are some serious weaknesses in the Seattle batting line-up. This can end up being a major headache for the team in this game. The Texas Super Kings are also struggling for consistency, especially in their bowling unit. Many of their star batters are not in good nick. All-in-all we will bet with Seattle Orcas to win this game.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. Betway


    Texas Super Kings to score more than 81 runs in their first 10 overs.



The Texas top-order batting is in good touch. You can bet on them to score more than 81 runs in their first ten overs.

  1. 10CRIC


    Faf Du Plessis to score more than 24 runs in the contest.



Although Faf Du Plessis has had indifferent competition, he is a top international batter. You can expect him to score more than 24 runs in the competition.

  1. Rabona


    David Miller to score more than 22 runs in the match.



David Miller is a world-class batsman from South Africa. You can bet on him to score over 22 runs in this contest.

Today Match Prediction

Seattle Orcas To Win the Match, 1.84

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Who will win SOR vs TSKS

Seattle Orcas 78.26% (54)
Texas Super Kings 21.74% (15)
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