SA20

In the upcoming seventh match of the SA20 2024 season, the high-flying Durban’s Super Giants will lock horns with the struggling Joburg Super Kings. Having clinched two victories in as many matches, the Super Giants find themselves at the top of the table. In contrast, the Super Kings are yet to secure a win, with one defeat and a match ending in a washout.

Head-To-Head Record

The Super Giants and Super Kings have a brief but significant history in the SA20. The Super Kings emerged victorious in both encounters during the inaugural SA20 in 2023. Durban is yet to taste success against Joburg in this competition.

Live Streaming and Broadcast

For fans in India, the JioCinema app provides a convenient platform for live streaming this clash and the entire tournament. Additionally, Sports18 television channel in India will broadcast the event. Cricket enthusiasts in New Zealand can catch the action on TVNZ.

Team Previews

Durban’s Super Giants: Undisputed leaders in the current season, the Super Giants have showcased their prowess with back-to-back wins against Sunrisers Eastern Cape and MI Cape Town. Matthew Breetzke and Heinrich Klaasen have been the linchpins of their batting unit, supported by impactful performances from Jon-Jon Smuts and Nicholas Pooran. The bowling duo of Richard Gleeson and Dwaine Pretorius has been potent, while captain Keshav Maharaj adds a spin threat.

Joburg Super Kings: Struggling to find their footing, the Super Kings faced a washout against Sunrisers and a defeat to Cape Town. Their top-order, including Faf du Plessis, Reeza Hendricks, and Ronan Hermann, needs to step up. Leus du Plooy and Romario Shepherd showed promise in the previous game. The bowling department, with Moeen Ali and Imran Tahir, will aim to exploit Durban’s vulnerabilities.

Toss Prediction

Considering the trend at Kingsmead, the team winning the toss might opt to field first, giving them the advantage of chasing a target.

Pitch and Conditions

Kingsmead in Durban has been witness to high-scoring encounters, and a competitive total could hover around 180-plus. The pitch, known for its seaming wicket, may favor both batsmen and bowlers. However, rain is anticipated, which might lead to a revised target for the team batting second.

Betting Tips

With an undefeated streak and a well-balanced squad, Durban’s Super Giants enter this match as favorites (1.73). Joburg Super Kings (2.05), struggling to find momentum, face a tough challenge. Betting enthusiasts might consider favoring the Super Giants to secure their third consecutive win in this SA20 clash.

By Suraj Mahto

Suraj Kumar Mahto is currently working as a freelance content writer and is always interested in a challenge. Reach out to [email protected] to connect!