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Jozi Stars  vs Cape Town Blitz | 1st Match | Mzansi Super League 2019

JOZ vs CTB Dream11 Match Prediction: The second edition of Mzansi Super League begins tomorrow with the first game scheduled to be played between reigning champions Jozi Stars and finalist Cape Town Blitz at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

Six teams will face each other in a total of 32 T20Is at various venues to feature in the final on December 16, Monday. Every team will play in a double round-robin league format with the table topper directly qualifying to the finals. The second and third-placed side will play an eliminator to book a place in the finals.

Last year’s final:

Jozi Stars (115/2) beat Cape Town Blitz (113/7) by 8 wickets

Nature of the wicket:

The New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg is a high scoring venue with the average first innings score 160+. While seam bowlers can get some early help it is a good wicket to bat on with the small dimensions of the ground.

Venue Stats:

Avg 1st inn score: 164

Avg 2nd inn score: 151

Highest Total: 236/6 (19.2 Ov) by WI vs RSA

Lowest Total: 105/10 (19.4 Ov) by SLW vs RSAW

Highest Chased: 236/6 (19.2 Ov) by WI vs RSA

Lowest Defended: 153/7 (20 Ov) by RSA vs PAK

JOZ vs CTB Team News

Jozi Stars-


  • Shoaib Malik will make his debut at the place of Chris Gayle later in the month

Team combination:

  • Universe Boss Chris Gayle and Proteas ace pacer Kagiso Rabada will be playing together for the first time in a T20 tournament
  • Temba Bavuma will lead the side as the victorious skipper Dane Vilas has joined Durban Heat
  • Kagiso Rabada, Duanne Olivier and Simon Harmer will form the bowling attack

Note: This is the first match for both sides. So, it is hard to say how both the sides will line up

Sure Starters –

Chris Gayle, Rassie van der Dussen, Reeza Hendricks, Kagiso Rabada, Duanne Olivier, Temba Bavuma and Simon Harmer

Cape Town Blitz-


  • England all-rounder Moeen Ali is available for the opening two games
  • He comes as a replacement for Pakistan international seamer Wahab Riaz
  • Vernon Philander will be playing for Cape Town Blitz. Last time he played for Durban Heat


  • Asif Ali and Wahab Riaz are on national duty
  • Riaz will be available for selection against Jozi Stars on 14 November

Team combination:

  • Quinton de Kock will be leading the side as Farhaan Berhardien has joined the Bay Giants

Note: This is the first match for both sides. So, it is hard to say how both the sides will line up

Sure Starters –

Q de Kock, G Linde, Vernon Philander, Anrich Nortje, Janneman Malan, Dale Steyn

JOZ vs CTB Squads

Jozi Stars-

Simon Harmer, Temba Bavuma, Ryan Rickelton, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Gayle, Rassie van der Dussen (retained player), Reeza Hendricks (retained player), Daniel Christian (Australia, retained player), Duanne Olivier (retained player), (retained player), Aaron Phangiso, Lizaad Williams, Sinethemba Qeshile (retained player), Nono Pongolo, Eathan Bosch, Delano Potgieter.

Cape Town Blitz –

Quinton de Kock, David Bedingham, Anrich Nortje (retained player), Asif Ali (Pakistan, Vernon Philander, Marques Ackerman, Moeen Ali (England), Wahab Riaz (Pakistan), Liam Livingstone (England), Dale Steyn (retained player), Sisanda Magala, retained player), Mohammad Nawaz (Pakistan), Janneman Malan (retained player), George Linde (retained player), Gregory Mahlokwana, Aviwe Mgijima.

JOZ vs CTB Dream11 Fantasy Picks

Fantasy picks from Jozi Stars-

Best players from the tournament so far:

  • Reeza Hendricks and Rassie van der Dussen were the driving force in Jozi Stars. The duo averaged 58+ and amassed more than 400 runs each
  • Kagiso Rabada and D Oliver were the leading wicket-taker with 13 and 20 scalps respectively in the last edition

Power Picks:

  • Chris Gayle and Kagiso Rabada

Fantasy picks from Cape Town Blitz-

Best players from the tournament so far:

  • Q de Kock and J Malan will be the key in batting line up. Q de Kock was the leading run-getter for the side with 412 runs in 8 innings including a hundred and three fifties
  • Dale Steyn was the leading wicket-taker for the side with 12 scalps in 9 innings

Power picks:

  • Q de Kock & J Malan