PR vs JSKS Match Preview

In the recent few weeks, Paarl has experienced a decline in consistency. The team's performance heavily relies on Jos Buttler, who has been the leading run-scorer with a total of 398 runs. However, his opening partner, Jason Roy, has struggled to maintain a consistent performance and has been unable to convert his starts into substantial innings. The middle order has also faced inconsistencies.

Although David Miller and Mitchell van Buuren had a promising start, their form has declined in the past week. Despite having talented batsmen like Dane Vilas, Andile Phehlukwayo, and Wihan Lubbe, the team will require at least one of them to perform well in the upcoming match.

Phehlukwayo has shown glimpses of brilliance in his bowling, having taken 9 wickets so far. He will be joined by Obed McCoy and Lungi Ngidi in the pace attack. Tabraiz Shamsi, the key spinner, has also contributed with 9 wickets.

Overall, Paarl's performance has been inconsistent, and they will need their players to step up and deliver in order to achieve success in the upcoming match.

Despite a challenging start to the tournament, the Super Kings have managed to secure a spot in the playoffs through a late surge. In the previous match, Faf du Plessis and Leus du Plooy displayed an impressive partnership of a century for the opening wicket, and it is anticipated that they will deliver a similar performance in the upcoming match. While du Plessis has shown glimpses of brilliance, du Plooy has consistently been the team's leading run-scorer throughout the season.

The middle order boasts talented batsmen such as Will Madsen, Reeza Hendricks, and Donovan Ferreira. However, they have struggled to make a significant impact on the game so far. Turning to the bowling department, Lizaad Williams has been exceptional, claiming 15 wickets and ranking among the top wicket-takers this season.

Unfortunately, Williams has not received much support from the other end. Nandre Burger has faced difficulties in finding his rhythm, while Doug Bracewell and Moeen Ali have proven to be costly in terms of runs conceded. 


Weather Report

The weather is likely to be clear with temperatures of around 25 to 30 degrees Celsius. 


Pitch Report

The pitch at the Wanderers Stadium is balanced. While there have been a couple of high-scoring encounters, there is some help for the bowlers who bowl in the right areas. The average first-inning score on this ground during this season is around 170, but the team batting first will aim for the 200-run mark. 


Notable stats

Faf du Plessis: A Man For the Big Occasion

Faf du Plessis is the leading run-scorer for the Joburg Super Kings in SA20. He has scored a total of 550 runs at an average of 34.37 and a strike rate of 145.50.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


PR vs JSKS Probable 11

PR Playing 11

  • Jos Buttler (Wk)
  • Jason Roy
  • Wihan Lubbe
  • David Miller (C)
  • Mitchell van Buuren
  • Dane Vilas
  • Bjorn Fortuin
  • Andile Phehlukwayo
  • Lungi Ngidi
  • Tabraiz Shamsi
  • Obed McCoy

JSKS Playing 11

  • Leus du Plooy
  • Faf du Plessis (C)
  • Reeza Hendricks
  • Wayne Madsen
  • Moeen Ali
  • Donovan Ferreira (Wk)
  • Doug Bracewell
  • Dayyaan Galiem
  • Imran Tahir
  • Lizaad Williams
  • Nandre Burger
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

We are backing the Joburg Super Kings to win this match. While the Paarl Royals are enjoying slightly shorter odds on most betting sites, we feel that they have struggled over the last couple of weeks and will be low on confidence.

On the other hand, the Super Kings will be buoyed by the fact they chased a 200+ score in their last outing quite easily. Also, playing under home conditions gives the Super Kings an edge. 


Top Picks

Jos Buttler: Buttler is among the top 3 run-getters for this season. He has scored 398 runs at an average of 44.22 and a strike rate of 144.20.

Lizaad Williams: Among the top wicket-takers for this season, Lizaad Williams has picked up 15 wickets at an average of 16.53 and a strike rate of 10.00.

Leus du Plooy: Du Plooy is among the most consistent performers for the Super Kings. He has scored 299 runs at an average of 37.37 and a strike rate of 159.89. His knocks include 2 half-centuries. 


PR vs JSKS Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: J Buttler (C)

Batters: F du Plessis, J Roy, L du Plooy (VC), M van Buuren

All-rounders: M Ali, A Phehlukwayo, D Bracewell

Bowlers: L Williams, L Ngidi, I Tahir

PR vs JSKS Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction