Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz Prediction

  • Nov 10, 2019
  • 13:30:00, GMT +5:30
  • Boland Park - Cape town, South Africa
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  • Nov 10, 2019
Paarl Rocks PR Paarl Rocks
Cape Town Blitz CTB Cape Town Blitz

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  • Cape Town Blitz are looking to follow up their opening win when they take on Paarl Rocks at Boland Park in their second game.
  • The Blitz, led by Janneman Malan's unbeaten 99, posted 213/3 in their first game and beat Jozi Stars by 15 runs as Dale Steyn claimed 3-25.
  • Paarl Rocks, led by Proteas captain Faf du Plessis, have not played since rain denied them the chance to contest last year's play-off match – the Rocks having to settle for this place overall in the inaugural competition.
Cape Town Blitz

Our Pick Cape Town Blitz are favorites to win

Posted On 9th November 2019 06:27:28
Posted by Joy

Who will win Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz (Mzansi Super League 2019)?

After a winning start to MSL 2.0, Cape Town Blitz now travel to Boland Park to take on Paarl Rocks in their second game. The match takes place on November 10 and the live action starts at 10:00 local time.

The Blitz beat defending champions Jozi Stars first up, with Janneman Malan hammering 99* in a total of 213/3.  In reply, Dale Steyn then claimed 3-25 to restrict the Stars to 198/5. It was a little revenge for the Blitz, who lost last year’s final.

Paarl Rocks, led by Faf du Plessis, finished third last season but were unable to contest the play-off, which would have set up a final against Cape Town, due to it being washed out. The Rocks were consequently eliminated and this is their first game since.

Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz (Mzansi Super League 2019): Where to watch/Live streaming

Live TV: SuperSport

Live streaming: SuperSport Live

Toss Prediction

Cape Town Blitz were put in at the Wanderers last time out, and they might well be happy to bat first again on a quick wicket.

Weather Report

While there will be a little cloud about, the wind is minimal and there is zero chance of rain on the forecast on what should become a warm morning in Paarl.

Pitch Condition

As mentioned, the history of The Wanderers is that of excellent batting wickets and iconic high chases. It suggests the pitch tends to stay true, with a consistent bounce throughout.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds and match prediction for Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz (Mzansi Super League 2019).

Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz

Paarl Rocks

Paarl Rocks Team News & Playing 11

PR Team News

Faf du Plessis will lead Paarl Rocks this season but they have already had to re-think two selections – Isuru Udana replacing David Willey as their marquee player, and Kyle Verreynne slotting in for Aiden Markram with both men having picked up injuries. James Vince, one of their overseas players, is currently away with England in New Zealand.

PR Key Players

Faf du Plessis: The Proteas captain is just five runs short of 5,000 runs in T20 cricket as he prepares to play his 207th match in the format. In that time, he has hit 30 half-centuries and one hundred with a strike rate of 127.03.

Cameron Delport: A key player on their retained list, the big-hitting batsman and part-time medium-pacer last turned out for Essex Eagles, who he helped claim the T20 Blast title with 164 runs in his final four appearances, and a wicket in both matches on finals day.

Tabraiz Shamsi: The mystery spinner will want to keep himself in the South African selectors’ minds ahead of next year’s ICC T20 World Cup, so a big tournament could be key here. He has 121 wickets in his 119 previous T20 appearances.

PR Team Form

Paarl Rocks beat Nelson Mandela Bay Giants in last year’s final league game to reach the play-offs – Cameron Delport hammering 84 as they chased 130 to win by six wickets. They were denied a chance to contest the play-off, however, after it was washed out.

Paarl Rocks Predicted Playing 11

  • Cameron Delport, Henry Davids, Faf du Plessis (c), JP Duminy, Kyle Verreynne, Hardus Viljoen, Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Isuru Udana, Bjorn Fortuin, Tabraiz Shamsi 

Cape Town Blitz

Cape Town Blitz Team News & Playing 11

CTB Team News

Cape Town Blitz are likely to be unchanged from their opening win, with Asif Ali away on international duty and no real need to disrupt a winning team anyway.

CTB Key Players

Quinton de Kock: The captain and wicket-keeper hit 35 in the 72-run opening partnership last time out to continue his excellent T20 form.

Janneman Malan: Outshone the international stars last time when he smashed 11 fours and four sixes in a glistening unbeaten 99 from 59 balls.

Dale Steyn: Marked his comeback from injury by claiming 3-25 form his four overs against Jozi Stars, taking the key wickets of Chris Gayle, Reeza Hendricks and Rassie van der Dussen and returning the most economical figures in the match.

CTB Team Form

Cape Town Blitz lost the inaugural MSL final to Jozi Stars, but they exacted a little revenge to start this season’s tournament in fine form. Janneman Malan led the way with the bat as he smashed an unbeaten 99 from 59 balls, before Dale Steyn’s 3-25 completed victory for the Blitz after they restricted the Stars to 198/5 chasing 214 to win.


Cape Town Blitz Predicted Playing 11

  • Quinton de Kock (c, wk), Janneman Malan, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, George Linde, Aviwe Mgijima, Mohammad Nawaz, Sisanda Magala, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Anrich Nortje 

Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz Team Form in Last Five Matches

PR : W W L L W


PR vs CTB Head to Head

Both sides won one game apiece in this fixture last season. Bjorn Fortuin claimed 4-15 as the Rocks bowled Cape Town out for 140 on their way to a five-wicket win first up, but Quinton de Kock hammered 93 from 47 balls in the reverse fixture as the Blitz reached 148/4 in just 15.3 overs to record a big six-wicket win.

PR vs CTB Head to Head Stats

Matches Played PR Won CTB Won Tie No Result
2 1 1 0 0

Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz Betting Odds

Cape Town Blitz started this tournament with a win and they are favourites to beat Paarl Rocks in their second match too. The Blitz can be backed at 1.72 with Bet365 and 1.66 with Betway, whereas Paarl Rocks are 2.10 to win with both.

After his form last time out, Janneman Malan is 4.00 to be Cape Town’s top batsman, while Quinton de Kock is still favourite at 3.20 with Bet365. Moeen Ali (4.33) and Liam Livingstone (4.50) could be worth backing too. It is a strong top four. For the Rocks, Faf du Plessis is 4.00 favourite, ahead of Cameron Delport at 4.33 with Bet365.

Dale Steyn was Cape Town’s top bowler last time out and he is 3.75 to be their top bowler again with Bet365. For Paarl Rocks, both Bjorn Fortuin and Tabraiz Shamsi can be backed at 4.00, while Hardus Viljoen is 4.33.

Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz Prediction

Cape Town Blitz were in outstanding form last time out and after winning their opening game they can carry the momentum forward now.

Final Verdict

Back Cape Town Blitz to beat Paarl Rocks at 1.72 with Bet365 and 1.66 with Betway.

PR vs CTB Dream11 Prediction


Quinton de Kock remains the stand-out wicket-keeper-batsman choice and he showed his form last time out to prove that point too.


Janneman Malan is incredible value at 8.5 credits, as he proved with his superb innings last time out. Cameron Delport can also be picked up at that price, and he might even provides wickets too, as well as runs. Faf du Plessis is 10.5 credits, but with the other two selected you have the freedom to pick him. 


Sticking to three batsmen gives you space for four all-rounders, and you may want that with JP Duminy there for the Rocks – he is in excellent T20 form – and Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone and George Linde all listed for the Blitz. Ali is a particularly key all-rounder and in top form too.


The difficulty is getting those four, plus Du Plessis and De Kock, and still having something spare for the bowlers. You may have to sacrifice a little in the latter department, with Dale Steyn out of reach now. Instead you can get two of Tabraiz Shamsi, Hardus Viljoen, Bjorn Fortuin, Anrich Nortje and Sisanda Magala, however. That leaves eight credits and of the four listed they may not play. Nevertheless, teenager Thando Ntini is one to watch for the future and the Rocks might spring a selection surprise.


Moeen Ali was in excellent batting and bowling form in the T20 Blast and he showed glimpses of that in the opening game too. Janneman Malan is hard to ignore given his batting form, but there are other good all-round choices too – Cameron Delport could be one of those and is a good vice-captain pick on paper.

PR vs CTB 2nd T20 Dream11 Team

Janneman Malan Moeen Ali (c) Quinton de Kock Sisanda Magala
Faf du Plessis George Linde   Thando Ntini
Cameron Delport (vc) Liam Livingstone   Bjorn Fortuin
  JP Duminy    

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