SEC vs DSG Match Preview

The Sunrisers have displayed a collective effort throughout the tournament. Both the top and middle-order batsmen have consistently performed well, contributing to the team's success. Jordan Hermann has been exceptional, leading the team in runs with a total of 253.

Moreover, Tristan Stubbs, Tom Abell, Dawid Malan, and Aiden Markram are all in excellent form, making the Sunrisers' batting line-up incredibly strong. On the other hand, the bowling department, especially the seam attack, has been a standout feature.

Ottneil Baartman has been outstanding as the leading wicket-taker this season, receiving valuable support from Marco Jansen and Daniel Worrall, who have both taken 15 wickets. Simon Harmer and Liam Dawson will take charge of the spin attack.

Heinrich Klaasen has been in exceptional form with the bat, accumulating an impressive total of 447 runs thus far. He stands among the top two leading run-scorers of this season. His partnership with Wiaan Mulder, who also achieved a half-century, played a crucial role in the team's victory by posting a formidable total.

Matthew Breetzke is another batsman who should be closely observed at the top of the batting order. However, there is some concern regarding the form of Quinton de Kock for the team. On the other hand, the Super Giants possess a formidable seam attack comprising of Naveen Ul-Haq, Reece Topley, Junior Dala, and Dwaine Pretorius.

Junior Dala, in particular, has been in outstanding form, claiming an impressive 13 wickets from just 4 matches. Leading the spin attack will be Keshav Maharaj, who has already taken 12 wickets in his name.


Weather Report

The weather is expected to remain clear with temperatures of around 20 degrees. There will be some breeze blowing through the ground, further helping the ball to swing. 

Pitch Report

The Newlands Stadium usually offers a well-balanced pitch and we expect the same for this match as well. There is plenty of bounce and pace for the batsmen to work with, as the ball comes nicely onto the bat. The team batting first will look to post a total of around 180 to put the opposition under pressure.

That said, the quicker bowlers will get some swing and seam movement.

Notable stats

JJ Smuts: Fantastic Value

JJ Smuts has played the role of an all-rounder pretty well this season. He has scored 297 runs at a strike rate of 137.50 and has also picked up 4 wickets.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


SEC vs DSG Probable 11

SEC Playing 11

  • Jordan Hermann
  • Dawid Malan
  • Tom Abell
  • Aiden Markram (C)
  • Tristan Stubbs (Wk)
  • Patrick Kruger
  • Liam Dawson
  • Marco Jansen
  • Simon Harmer
  • Ottneil Baartman
  • Daniel Worrall

DSG Playing 11

  • Matthew Breetzke
  • Quinton de Kock (Wk)
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  • Heinrich Klaasen
  • JJ Smuts
  • Dwaine Pretorius
  • Wiaan Mulder
  • Keshav Maharaj (C)
  • Junior Dala
  • Reece Topley
  • Naveen Ul-Haq
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 Sunrisers Eastern Cape to win this match. The team has been clinical in its performance this season and has excelled in all departments. Also, the Sunrisers have defeated the Super Giants in each of their last 2 head-to-head encounters, giving them a psychological advantage. 


Top Picks

Junior Dala: Junior Dala is in brilliant form with the ball. He has picked up 13 wickets in just 4 matches at a bowling average of 10.07 and a strike rate of 7.20.

Ottniel Baartman: Baartman is the leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 16 wickets. He has a bowling average of 12.18 and a strike rate of 10.30.

Marco Jansen: A quality all-rounder, Jansen has picked up 15 wickets this season and has also scored 105 runs. 


SEC vs DSG Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: M Breetzke, T Stubbs

Batters: H Klaasen (C), T Abell, W Mulder

All-rounders: A Markram, M Jansen (VC), J Smuts

Bowlers: D Worall, O Baartman, J Dala

SEC vs DSG Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction