KTS vs ROC Match Prediction & Betting Tips, CSA T20 Challenge 2022
Knights will take on Rocks at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. Match 18 of the CSA T20 Challenge gets underway at 18:00 local time on Wednesday, October 26th.
With two no-results and one victory from their opening three games. Knights are the only unbeaten side in the competition and find themselves in fourth place with nine points. Their only win came in a nine wicket victory over bottom of the table Western Province.
There were only 20 overs available in Match 13 against Lions but Knights were batting for all of them. They posted 158-9 with 27 year old batting all-rounder Patrick Kruger scoring 60 runs from 36 balls in his first innings of the tournament.
After taking nine wickets against Warriors and 10 wickets against Western Province, Knights’ bowlers were stopped from bowling against Lions due to the weather. Experienced off-spinner, captain Aubrey Swanepoel, is their leading wicket taker with three wicket hauls in both fielding innings.
Knights are unbeaten in their last four matches in the CSA T20 Challenge.
After registering from their only defeat in Match 8, Rocks have bounced back with successive wins over Dolphins and Titans to find themselves in second place with 12 points on the board. They have a game in hand and are six points behind Titans at the top of the table.
Both of their last two wins have come via the DLS method with Rocks batting for 11.2 overs against Dolphins but the full allocation of 20 overs against Titans. Janneman Malan made only 11 at the top of the order but it was 39 year old Farhaan Behardien who hit 63 not out to back up his score of 24 not out against Warriors.
Rocks’ bowlers sent down 17 overs against Titans and restricted them to 103-7 when chasing 108 for victory. Hardus Viljoen took 2-35 with Ferisco Adams and Shaun von Berg taking a wicket each. However, it was pace bowler, Bamanye Xenxe, who took his second successive three-wicket haul.
KTS vs ROC Pitch Report
Rocks have won three out of four matches in this campaign after winning the tournament last time.
Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Knights vs Rocks, CSA T20 Challenge 2022
Knights Predicted Playing 11
Gihahn Cloete (wk), Raynard van Tonder, Aubrey Swanepoel (c), Pite van Biljon, Patrick Kruger, Gerald Coetzee, Migael Pretorius, Alfred Mothoa, Mbulelo Budaza, Nathan Roux, Mbongiseni Mhlanga
Rocks Predicted Playing 11
Janneman Malan, Leus du Plooy, Valintine Kitime, Farhaan Behardien, Clyde Fortuin (wk), Michael Copeland, Hardus Viljoen, Ferisco Adams (c), Shaun von Berg, Bamanye Xenxe, Imran Manack
Knights vs Rocks Prediction
Although Knights are unbeaten, they have only won one match so far this campaign and we expect Rocks to provide them with their toughest test. Rocks are not quite up to the same level as at the end of the last competition but are playing very well. We are backing Rocks to win this game.
Rocks are favorites to beat Knights