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CSA T20 Challenge 2019: Match 14, Dolphins vs Warriors: Dream11 Prediction, Playing XI Updates & Fantasy Cricket Tips - April 17th, 2019

Dwijesh Reddy
869   //    17 Apr 2019, 15:30 IST

Fantasy Cricket Tips
Fantasy Cricket Tips

With the CSA T20 Challenge Points Table slowly but steadily taking shape, two teams currently in the mix to make it to the playoffs, Dolphins and Warriors face each other in a crucial game a Kingsmead, Durban.

Both teams have won one match each and look for their second win of the season, which should propel them to at least third place. While the Warriors have a very youthful side in their possession, the Dolphins would bank on the experienced players such as Morne van Wyk brings into the mix. With a mouth-watering clash in store on Wednesday, here are a few tips to help you pick your Dream11 team. 

Squads to choose from:


Keshav Maharaj, Andile Phehlukwayo, Calvin Savage , Cody Chetty, Dane Vilas, David Miller, Eathan Bosch, Imran Tahir, Kerwin Mungroo, Khaya Zondo, Lwandiswa Zuma, Morne van Wyk, Mthokozisi Shezi, Okuhle Cele, Prenelan Subrayen, Robbie Frylinck, Sarel Erwee, Senuran Muthusamy, Sibonelo Makhanya, Smangaliso Nhlebela, Vaughn van Jaarsveld


JJ Smuts, Andrew Birch, Gihahn Cloete, Ayabulela Gqamane, Yaseen Vallie, Clyde Fortuin, Colin Ackermann, Basheeru-Deen Walters, Lesiba Ngoepe, Edward Michael Moore, Christiaan Jonker, Sisanda Magala, Lutho Sipamla, Matthew Breetzke, Sithembile Langa, Sinethemba Qeshile

Playing XI Updates:



After a tough loss to the Cobras in their previous outing, Dolphins will be eager to overcome the disappointment with the same set of players. The likes of Keshav Maharaj and Robbie Frylinck have been very good for the Dolphins while the experience of Morne van Wyk and Khaya Zondo is bound to come into play alongside the exuberance of Marques Ackerman.

Possible XI: van Wyk(WK), Erwee, Chetty, Zondo(C), Ackerman, Makhanya, Frylinck, Maharaj, Zuma, Prenalen and Dupavillon.


Inspite of a stunning counter-attacking from Marco Marais, Warriors had to suffice with half the points due to a washout and should field the same set of players on Wednesday. Gihahn Cloete and JJ Smuts are the key players for the Warriors while the trio of Birch, Sipalma and Magala are going to be tough to put away for the Dolphins.

Possible XI: Cloete, Breetzke, Smuts(C), Qeshile (WK), Marais, Ngoepe, Nyaku, Birch, Magala, Sipalma and de Klerk.

Match Details:

Dolphins vs Warriors, CSA T20 Challenge 2019, Match 14

17th April 2019, 9:30 PM IST

Kingsmead, Durban

Pitch Report:

A good wicket to bat on, Kingsmead provides the bowlers with some help also with Keshav Maharaj utilizing it to it's fullest with a spell of 1/16 in his quota of overs. 150 should be a par score here with the quality of bowling either side possesses.

Fantasy Tips and Suggestions:

Wicket-keeper: Inspite of Sinethemba Qeshile's recent resurgence as one of South Africa's best talents, Morne van Wyk is the preferred choice with his audacity and experience coming into play in the first six overs.

Batsmen: Gihahn Cloete and Sarel Erwee are must have players at the top of the order while the big-hitting Marco Marais also warranties a place in the side after his stunning show against the Lions. One of Khaya Zondo or Cody Chetty should round off the batting department.

Allrounders: Jon Jon Smuts is due for a big performance and should be ideally backed to potentially lead the Warriors to a crucial win while Sibonelo Makhanya is also a viable option to have in the side as an allrounder.

Bowlers: Lutho Sipalma and Robbie Frylinck are the two of the best death bowlers in the competition and should pick a wicket or two in Durban while the in-form, Keshav Maharaj also is a great option with his economical bowling. One of Andrew Birch and Sisanda Magala should complement the aforementioned trio and complete a formidable fantasy team.

Captain: Jon Jon Smuts is one of the most consistent players in the domestic circuit and is yet to fire this year. Expect a big innings from the Warriors veteran while the likes of Morne van Wyk and Gihahn Cloete are also in the running for captaincy.

Fantasy Suggestion #1: Morne van Wyk(WK), Cody Chetty, Sarel Erwee, Marco Marais, Gihahn Cloete, Jon Jon Smuts, Sibonelo Makhanya, Robbie Frylinck, Keshav Maharaj, Sisanda Magala and Lutho Sipalma. Captain: JJ Smuts

Fantasy Suggestion #2: Morne van Wyk(WK), Khaya Zondo, Sarel Erwee, Marco Marais, Gihahn Cloete, Jon Jon Smuts, Marques Ackerman, Robbie Frylinck, Keshav Maharaj, Andrew Birch and Lutho Sipalma. Captain: Morne van Wyk