WPR vs LIS Match Preview

The team of Western Province is currently placed in the 7th position of the CSA T20 Challenge points table for 2022-23. They have recorded a single win and have lost 4 matches so far with one game ending in no result. Western Province has 6 points at the moment and they have a net run rate of -1.892. Daniel Smith has been the top run-getter for Western Province with 146 runs from 6 matches at a strike rate of 124. He has hit 18 boundaries and 4 sixes so far in the competition. George Linde has also contributed 101 runs for his team with a strike rate of 113.

Lions on the other hand are placed slightly better than Western Province in the number 6 spot. In the five games they have played so far in the league stage, the Lions have won just a single game like Western Province and have lost 3 matches. They also have 6 points in the table and have a net run rate of -0.939. The top run-getter for the Lions has been Wiaan Mulder. He has scored 154 runs for the side with a strike rate of 136. During this process, he has hit 9 fours and 8 sixes. Another batter that has done a good job for Lions is Mitchell van Buuren who has scored 100 runs with a strike rate of 129. The top bowler for the Lions has been Lutho Sipamla as he has picked up six wickets while bowling at an economy rate of 11.80 and an average of 19.

Weather Report

On Monday tomorrow in Potchefstroom, it is expected that we will get a blend of cloudy and occasionally rainy weather. The temperature during the game in all probability will hover between 29 degrees and 15 degrees. 

Pitch Report

This game between Lions and Western Province will be played at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. It was observed that spinners got more help from the track as the competition wore on. You can again expect the top spinners from either side to be dominant on this track. They will find as much joy from the pitch as the faster bowlers.

Notable stats

Western Province leads the head-to-head between these two sides.

Western Province has won both the matches played between these two teams earlier.

Wiaan Mulder is in terrific form with the bat.

Wiaan Mulder has scored 154 runs with the bat in his last 5 appearances for the Lions. He has scored these runs with an average of 51.33 and a strike rate of 136.28.

Team News

The return of Lutho Sipamla to the bowling attack augurs well for the Lions. He adds potency to the Lions' bowling attack. It seems full teams are available for selection for this game for both sides. 

WPR vs LIS Probable 11

WPR Playing 11

  • Gavin Kaplan
  • Daniel Smith
  • George Linde
  • Kyle Verreynne (C)
  • Abdullah Bayoumy
  • Mihlali Mpongwana
  • Lwando Tywaku
  • Kyle Simmonds
  • Tshepo Moreki
  • Junaid Dawood
  • Dane Paterson

LIS Playing 11

  • Cameron Delport
  • Ryan Rickelton (Wk)
  • Mitchell Van Buuren
  • Dominic Hendricks
  • Wiaan Mulder
  • Muhammad Manack
  • Evan Jones
  • Malusi Siboto (C)
  • Codi Yusuf
  • Tladi Bokako
  • Tetelo Maphaka
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

Both these sides are lying at the bottom of the table at the moment. None of these teams has done too well in the competition. But Western Province has a slightly better team and will be more confident as a result to win this game. We will bet with Western Province to win this game and improve their position in the points tally.

Top Picks

Junaid Dawood: Junaid Dawood has done a good job for Western Province with the ball. He has picked up 10 wickets from 9 matches at a great strike rate of 15.00 and an economy rate of 6.72. 

Wiaan Mulder: Wiaan Mulder has been terrific this season for the Lions. He is scoring runs at an average of 51.33 and a strike rate of 136.28. This combination makes him one of our top picks for the match.

Lutho Sipamla: Lutho Sipamla has done a fair job in the competition so far with 6 wickets from 4 games. He missed the Lions' last match but will be back in this game. He is bowling with a strike rate of 10.00 but has been expensive with an economy rate of 11.80.

Daniel Smith: In the 6 games he has played so far in the competition, Daniel Smith has scored 165 runs with a batting average of 27.50 and a strike rate of 111.48.

WPR vs LIS Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: R. Rickelton

Batters: C. Delport, J. Bird, M. van Buuren, E. Jones (VC)

All-rounders: W. Mulder (C), G. Linde

Bowlers: B. Hendricks, M. Siboto, T. Moreko, L. Sipamla

WPR vs LIS Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction