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WAR vs KTS Dream11 Prediction & Preview | CSA T20 Challenge | Fantasy Team, Team News

By Aryan Srivastav

WAR vs KTS Dream11 Prediction & Preview | Knights vs Warriors CSA T20 Challenge | Fantasy Team & Team News

CSA T20 challenge resumes today after a day’s break. The 6 teams have played a match each and the 4th match will see Knights and Warriors fight each other. The two teams have had very different opening matches. Warriors surprised all by registering a comfortable win over reigning champions Titans in the first match before Knights lost their match against Dolphins.

The Preview

Knights must have hoped for a positive start in CSA T20 challenge after a dismal Momentum One Day Cup. However, the team that lacked the cutting edge in the one-day tournament looked no better in the shortest format of cricket. They will do well to realize that their campaign in the CSA T20 Challenge could derail quickly if they didn’t make timely amendments.

Warriors, on the other hand, must be delighted to start the tournament by defeating the champions. Everyone had written them off but they delivered in a fashion that made Titans look ordinary. They will now aim to carry the confidence into the next match and win it to get an early lead in the tournament.

Knights know that they need their batsmen to find their groove if they are to win against Warriors. The Knights have seen their bowlers shine but the batting has been lacklustre. Meanwhile, Warriors’ captain JJ Smuts will urge his troops to not get complacent and make the most of the newly found confidence in tomorrow’s match.

Head to Head(Last 5 Matches) – Won by Knights – 2 | Won by Warriors – 3

Match Details: Competition – CSA T20 Challenge | Venue – Diamond Oval, Kimberley

Date & Time – 9th March, 09:30 PM IST

WAR vs KTS Dream11 Squad & Team News

Warriors Squad

JJ Smuts, Andrew Birch, Gihahn Cloete, Sisanda Magala, Lesiba Ngoepe, Lutho Sipamla, Thomas Kaber, Matthew Breetzke, Jade de Klerk, Marco Marais, Sithembile Langa, Sinethemba Qeshile, Onke Nyaku

Knights Squad

Andries Gous, Patrick Kruger, Raynard van Tonder, Pite van Biljon, Grant Mokoena, Ryan Mclaren, Gerald Coetsee, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Ottniel Baartman, Thandolwethu Mnyaka, Eddie Leie, Marco Jansen, Tshepo Ntuli

Expected Playing Teams

Warriors – Gihahn Cloete, JJ Smuts (c), Sisanda Magala, Lutho Sipamla, Matthew Breetzke, Andrew Birch, Lesiba Ngoepe, Jade de Klerk, Marco Marais, Sinethemba Qeshile (wk), Onke Nyaku

Knights – Patrick Kruger,  Petrus van Biljon (c), Shadley van Schalkwyk, Corne Dry, Rudi Second, Ryan McLaren, Aubrey Swanepoel, Grant Mokoena, Andries Gous (wk), Eddie Leie, Thandolwethu Mnyaka

WAR vs KTS Dream11 Fantasy Team

Picks from Warriors

JJ Smuts | Cloete | Sipamla

  • Warriors’ captain is a straightforward choice as he is effective with bat and the ball, both
  • Cloete powered Warriors to an easy win last time around and he can repeat that
  • Sipamla is a reliable bowler, for Warriors, who picks up crucial wickets time and again

Picks from Knights

McLaren | Shadley van Schalkwyk

  • McLaren, much like Smuts, helps his team greatly with the bat and the ball
  • Schalkwyk is one of the best bowlers in the tournament

Fantasy Team

Wicket-Keeper: A Gous

Batsmen – G Cloete, M Breetzke, M Marias, G Mokoena

All-Rounders – R McLaren, P Kruger, J Smuts

Bowlers – S Magala, L Sipamla, S v Schalwyk

Captain – G Cloete

Vice-Captain – J Smuts

Aryan Srivastav

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