CSA T20 Challenge

In Match 36 of the CSA T20 Challenge, Western Province will clash with Boland at Newlands, Cape Town. The match commences at 14:00 local time on Sunday, 7th April, 2024.

Newlands, Cape Town Pitch Report: The recent match at this venue witnessed a high-scoring affair with a total of 213/2. Expect more sixes as the pitch promises good pace and carry, favoring both batsmen and bowlers.

Western Province Team Preview:

  • Team News: Western Province’s strong start to the campaign fizzled out with successive heavy defeats, including a 132-run loss against Lions in the last game.
  • Batting: Skipper Kyle Vereynne will look to George Linde and Jonathan Bird to lead the batting charge and deliver significant contributions.
  • Bowling: With only George Linde and Beuran Hendricks picking up wickets in the last match, the bowling unit aims for redemption, especially against Boland’s fragile batting lineup.
  • Form: Western Province has won just one of their last six matches.

Western Province Predicted Playing 11: Jonathan Bird, Edward Moore, Wayne Parnell, Kyle Verreynne (c) (wk), Valentine Kitime, George Linde, Kyle Simmonds, Juan James, Onke Nyaku, Beuran Hendricks, Mthiwekhaya Nabe

Boland Team Preview:

  • Team News: Janneman Malan’s return to the top order adds depth to Boland’s batting lineup, despite a struggling campaign so far.
  • Batting: Opener Adrian du Toit showed promise in the previous match, providing stability to Boland’s batting lineup.
  • Bowling: Boland’s bowling attack, led by Shaun von Berg and Imran Manack, aims to maintain their strong performance after dismissing KZN-Inland for 94 in the last match.
  • Form: Despite being next to bottom in the table, Boland has won two of their last three games.

Boland Predicted Playing 11: Janneman Malan, Adrian du Toit, Clyde Fortuin (c) (wk), Aviwe Mgijma, Michael Copeland, Ferisco Adams, Christiaan Jonker, Shaun von Berg, Imran Manack, Glenton Stuurman, Akhona Mnyaka

Prediction: Despite Western Province’s higher position in the table, Boland enters the match in stronger form. However, Western Province possesses a potent bowling attack, which may prove decisive. Our prediction leans towards a close contest with Western Province emerging victorious.

Prediction: Western Province to beat Boland

By Suraj Mahto

Suraj Kumar Mahto is currently working as a freelance content writer and is always interested in a challenge. Reach out to t20cricketprediction@gmail.com to connect!