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MOMENTUM ONE-DAY CUP – 1ST MATCH – TITANS VS DOLPHINS – FANTASY CRICKET PREVIEW

MOMENTUM ONE-DAY CUP – 1ST MATCH – TITANS VS DOLPHINS – FANTASY CRICKET PREVIEW

South Africa’s domestic one-day tournament ‘Momentum One-Day Cup’ kick starts on this Friday. This would be a 36th edition of Domestic One-day tournament in South Africa. In the first match Multiply Titans takes on HollywoodBets Dolohins in Centurion. The match between Titans vs Dolphins scheduled to start at 2 PM Local | 5:30 PM IST on Friday, 17th February.

TITANS :

One of the clear favorite in the competition Titans are looking for their fifth title in this 2017 season. As their major South African Internationals are on New Zealand tour, Titans gives chances to plenty of young players. The team also has experienced players like Albie Morkel, Henry Davids and Morne Morkel in their side. The squad is not announced for this season opener till now. But, Morne Morkel’s inclusion in the squad is already confirmed. The fast bowler was injured several months ago and had tough time of his career. Now, he is focusing on his return with this one-day tournament. Batsmen are the biggest strength of Titans, we have already witnessed it in recent T20 Challenge tournament back in November. Heino Kuhn, Qaasim Adams, Dean Elgar, Henry Davids, Aiden Markram, Grant Mokoena and Jonathan Vandiar are in the squad to give a strong batting in the tournament. Titans also has all rounders like Albie Morkel and David Wiese. Morne Morkel will lead the bowling attack along with Junior Dala, Malusi Siboto and Shaun von Berg. As Titans looking start the season with win especially when they playing in front of the home crowd, Albie Morkel and co. needs to give all round performances in this 50-50 overs contest.

 

DOLPHINS :

Dolphins is the only team who did not win the title in the competition in last 10 years. Dolphins skipper Morne van Wky has stepped down from the captaincy just two days before the competition and the franchise has named their new captain, Khaya Zondo. The young batsman Khaya Zondo will lead the side for a first time as full time captain of Dolphins and much better performances are expected from him. Dolphins has announced their 13- member squad for this opening contest and it has well mixed of young and experienced players. Former skipper Morne van Wky would do wicket keeper duties in the competition. The team has batsmen like Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Cody Chetty, Sarel Erwee and skipper Khaya Zondo. Robbie Frylinck, Keshav Maharaj and Kyle Nipper are named in this squad to do all rounders duties. Bowlers like Prenelan Subrayen, Mthokozisi Shezi, Rabian Engelbrecht and Sibonelo Makhanya are there in the squad to control the opposition with their bowling skills. Dolphins used to starts well always in the past and they would focus on win in the first match of the competition. To beat Titans in their home turf, this Dolphins team needs to bring their 100% efforts and A-game. Overall, this match would offer lot of entertainments to the fans.

 

KEY PLAYERS :

TITANS :

  • Dean Elgar
  • Albie Morkel
  • Heino Kuhn
  • Qaasim Adams
  • Henry Davids
  • Morne Morkel
  • Junior Dala
  • David Wiese
  • Shaun von Berg
  • Malusi Siboto

 

DOLPHINS :

  • Morne van Wyk
  • Khaya Zondo
  • Robbie Frylinck
  • Vaughn van Jaarsveld
  • Keshav Maharaj
  • Cody Chetty
  • Rabian Engelbrecht
  • Kyle Nipper
  • Prenelan Subrayen

 

POSSIBLE LINEUPS :

TITANS :

1. Henry Davids, 2. Jonathan Vandiar / Grant Mokoena, 3. Heino Kuhn, 4. Qaasim Adams, 5. Dean Elgar, 6. Albie Morkel, 7. David Wiese, 8. Malusi Siboto, 9. Shaun von Berg, 10. Morne Morkel, 11. Junior Dala.

 

DOLPHINS :

1. Morne van Wyk, 2. Vaughn van Jaarsveld, 3. Sarel Erwee, 4. Cody Chetty, 5. Khaya Zondo, 6. Kyle Nipper / Rabian Engelbrecht, 7. Robbie Frylinck, 8. Sibonelo Makhanya, 9. Keshav Maharaj, 10. Mthokozisi Shezi, 11. Prenelan Subrayen.

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Anand Thiyagarajan

Cricket is what everyone loves. If you’re ready to play fantasy cricket but don’t know how to analyze players, consider his Articles as the foundation of your fantasy teams. Anand is a cricket blogger and fantasy cricket lover.

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