We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Pretoria: Philip Salt (wk), Kusal Mendis, Theunis de Bruyn (c), Rilee Rossouw, Colin Ingram, James Neesham, Senuran Muthusamy, Migael Pretorius, Eathan Bosch, Adil Rashid, Anrich Nortje
Eastern Cape: Adam Rossington (wk), Temba Bavuma, Jordan Hermann, Aiden Markram (c), Jordan Cox, Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Brydon Carse, Ottniel Baartman, Roelof van der Merwe, Sisanda Magala
Venue: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 167
2nd innings average score: 124
Wickets per innings: 8
Batting 1st: 100%
Batting 2nd: —
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Rilee Rossouw’s only fifty of the season came at The Wanderers Stadium. To put the icing on the cake, he complemented his batting performance with the all-important wicket of Eoin Morgan.
In the bowling department, Eathen Bosch has impressive stats. His figures read 3 for 12 and 2 for 22 in the only two games he played at the venue.
Philip Salt’s top score (77*) of the season came against Eastern Cape. Overall, he has scored 230 runs at an average of 32 and inflicted 8 dismissals behind the wicket.
Ottniel Baartman’s took two two-wicket hauls in the league stage against Pretoria. In fact, he has not gone wicketless throughout the season.
Aiden Markram’s Best11 percentage reads 80 in the tournament. After all, there’s nothing he has not done: 340 runs, 10 wickets, and 4 catches.
For Pretoria, Anrich Nortje matches the fantasy numbers, appearing in the Best11 in 8 of 10 games. His 18 wickets have come at a strike rate of 12.9.
James Neesham’s all-round heroics have not only helped Pretoria but also fantasy players. He has scored 157 runs at 26 and taken 13 wickets in 11 outings.
In the last three games at the venue, more wickets fell in the second innings (29) than in the first (20). Chasing has been an uphill task this season.