Jozi Stars vs Durban Heat 16th Match Prediction

Jozi Stars Cricket Logo
Jozi Stars
230/3 in 20.0
11.50
Durban Heat Cricket Logo
Durban Heat
177/10 in 18.1
9.74
Nov 30, 201817:00
New Wanderers Stadium - Johannesburg, South Africa
Finished
Jozi Stars won by 53 runs

Our Prediction

Jozi Stars To Win the Match, 2.00
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  • Jozi Stars have done better in the recent matches as compared to Durham Heat
  • The performances of Durham Heat batsmen have been on constant decline since their last win
  • Reeza Hendricks and van Biljon are in fantastic touch for the Stars
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JZS
100.0%
DBH
0.0%
  • Tournament: Mzansi Super League 2018
  • Date: Nov 30, 2018
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Time: 17:00
  • Weather: Patchy rain possible, 39% Humidity, 21.8&8451;Last updated at 30 Nov 2018 20:17

Key Stats

  • Toss: Durban Heat (Fielding)
  • Man of the Match: Reeza Hendricks

Jozi Stars

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Reeza Hendricks 104 51 9 6 203.92
Ryan Rickelton 45 33 3 2 136.36
Rassie van der Dussen 37 21 0 4 176.19
DT Christian 36 15 2 3 240.00
BowlerOMRWECO
KY Abbott 4.0 0 51 1 12.75
Keshav Maharaj 4.0 0 30 0 7.50
Vernon Philander 3.0 0 45 0 15.00
Brandon Mavuta 4.0 0 33 0 8.25
T Bokako 4.0 0 63 1 15.75
Albie Morkel 1.0 0 3 1 3.00

Durban Heat

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
KY Abbott 30 13 4 1 230.77
Heinrich Klaasen 0 1 0 0 0.00
Keshav Maharaj 0 2 0 0 0.00
Hashim Amla 4 3 1 0 133.33
Vernon Philander 18 17 2 0 105.88
Brandon Mavuta 8 8 0 1 100.00
David Miller 30 17 5 1 176.47
T Bokako 6 5 1 0 120.00
Mv Wyk 66 33 3 6 200.00
Khaya Zondo 9 9 1 0 100.00
Albie Morkel 0 1 0 0 0.00
BowlerOMRWECO
Nono Pongolo 2.0 0 20 2 10.00
Kagiso Rabada 4.0 0 27 4 6.75
Duanne Olivier 3.1 0 26 2 8.21
Dwaine Pretorius 4.0 0 44 1 11.00
SR Harmer 3.0 0 31 1 10.33
DT Christian 2.0 0 26 0 13.00

About the Match

The road ahead for Jozi Stars and Durban Heat is getting trickier in the ongoing edition of Mznasi Super League as they both have managed to win just one match in the competition so far. With almost half the tournament already gone by, it is high time for them to really kick on from here. The two teams are set to lock horns on 30th November at historical venue of the Wanderers in Johannesburg. They both are just a win away from getting into the top-three and that's what they'll be aiming for before it gets too late.

Match Preview

Jozi Stars

Although the points table suggests otherwise, the Stars have had a rather eventful tournament thus far. Furthermore, they'll still be wondering how they managed to finish on the wrong side of the result after scoring so heavily in the first innings on a surface which was not so easy to bat on.

Batting first against Tshwane Spartans, the Stars managed to rack up a total which exceeded the par score for the surface. Thanks to superb innings from Reeza Hendricks and van Biljon they raced to 186. van Biljon was, in particular, severe on Spartans' bowlers as he scored 42 off just 13 deliveries. Going into the next match, the Stars will need the likes of van der Dussen and Rickelton to be more aggressive with their approach at the top of the order.

The main point where Stars slipped was their bowling which despite picking up three quick wickets managed to concede so many runs. At one stage, they had Spartans on the mat with three batsmen back in the hut with the team's total of 51. It was thereafter a carnage from Dean Elgar and AB de Villiers which took Spartans home with relative ease. E Leie conceded 41 off his three overs which included a game-changing over.

Jozi Stars Starting Lineup

Reeza Hendricks, Ryan Rickelton, RVD Dussen, DJ Vilas, PJ van Biljon, DT Christian, SR Harmer, Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Duanne Olivier, Nono Pongolo.

Durban Heat

Just as the last match ended for the Heat, there were plenty of concerns regarding Albie Morkel's fitness as he bruised his arm while playing. Thankfully, no big damage was done and Albie Morkel will be fit to lead this side once again in the next match. At one stage, the Heat were well placed in the top half of the table, but slowly and steadily they've made their way to the bottom.

The last assignment for the Heat wasn't too different from their overall campaign in the tournament. They were crushed by Paarl Rocks in a rain-affected match where they failed to chase down a hefty total in six overs. Bowling first, they conceded 98 runs in the allotted 9 overs, which was then revised to 112 as per D/L regulations.

Chasing a total of such a tall order, it was imperative for the Heat to get off to a strong start, but they lost two wickets for just 6 runs and batsmen following had too much work to do in too little time. The only bright spot for them was the little cameo by David Miller who scored 22 off 11 deliveries. They eventually finished at 80 for 6 in the allotted 9 overs which was a lot less than what they needed.

Durban Heat Starting Lineup

Hashim Amla, Mv Wyk, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Khaya Zondo, Albie Morkel, Brandon Mavuta, VD Philander, K Maharaj, T Bokako, KY Abbott.

Our Prediction

It's always difficult to choose from the teams when the contest is between two similarly seeded teams. Both Stars and Heat have had a similar tournament where they've been found struggling more often than not. In the upcoming game, the Stars appear to be slightly ahead with a superior team-combination and better results in their last matches.

Our Prediction

Jozi Stars To Win the Match, 2.00
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Which team will win?

Jozi Stars64.4% (159)
Durban Heat35.6% (88)
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