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SA20 2023 Cricket Free Tips | Paarl Royals vs MI Cape Town: 16th Match

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Paarl Royals vs MI Cape Town Match Details

Match: Paarl Royals vs MI Cape Town, Match 16 | SA20 2023

Date: Saturday, 21 January 2023

Time: 16:30 (GMT+5) / 17:00 (GMT+5.5) / 17:30 (GMT+6)

Format: T20

Venue: Boland Park, Paarl

Paarl Royals vs MI Cape Town Preview

  • After five games, each team has nine points.
  • MI Cape Town defeated Paarl Royals by 5 wickets in the opening match of the competition.
  • The Paarl Royals won two out of the three games that were played here.


In the 16th Match of the SA20 2023, Paarl Royals and MI Cape Town will face off once more. The game is set to take place at Boland Park in Paarl on January 21. In the season’s opening game, which MI Cape Town won by eight wickets, these two played each other for the first time.

Both MI Cape Town and Paarl Royals have won two out of five games, but due to Cape Town’s slightly stronger net run rate, the team is in third place while the Royals are in fourth.

MI Cape Town defeated Paarl Royals at Newlands to win the opening match of the SAT20 competition with ease. They haven’t been able to perform with the same fervor since, and with three losses under their belt, they’ve fallen behind the Royals. They have failed to defend three times in a row; therefore, they must fix their bowling issues before their match against the Royals.

The Paarl Royals, on the other hand, have bounced back well after their loss in the first game and now appear to be in a good position in the standings after defeating the Durban Super Giants. They seem to be doing well in terms of their net run rate when compared to MI Cape Town. We support the Royals to thoroughly confound MI Cape Town with a home-field advantage.

Paarl Royals vs MI Cape Town Weather Report, Toss Prediction, and Pitch Report 

As of right now, there is no likelihood of rain. Around 32 degrees Celsius will be the temperature, and the humidity will be in the 20s.

As this pitch can slow down as the game goes on and make it difficult for batters to chase the target, both teams will try to bat first.

For batters, the pitch at Paarl hasn’t been the best. Because spinners are expected to play a significant role, batters must exercise caution while attempting risky strokes.

Paarl Royals Town Team News & Probable Playing XIs

Given the strong form of their key players, including Morgan, Miller, Buttler, and Fortuin, the Royals are predicted to keep their winning combination. There are currently no significant developments coming out of the Royals camp that would suggest a significant change in their team composition and coaching staff.

Recent form – L W L W L

Paarl Royals’ Probable XI

David Miller (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Eoin Morgan, Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas, Evan Jones, Imaad Fortuin, Fresco Jones, Lungi Ngidi, and Tabraiz Shamshi.

MI Cape Town Team News & Probable Playing XIs

We anticipate MI Cape to make noticeable lineup changes after allowing 2 straight losses. Depending on the state of the pitch and the playing surface, a few players are anticipated to be benched to make room for new local talent.

Recent form – L L W L W

MI Cape Town’s Probable XI

Rashid Khan (c), Grant Roelofsen (wk), Dewald Brevis, Sam Curran, Ryan Rickelton, Rassie van der Dussen, George Linde, Olly Stone, Duan Jansen, Delano Potgieter, and Jofra Archer.

Paarl Royals vs MI Cape Town Head-to-Head Stats (Last 1 match)

Team Won Lost
Paarl Royals 0 1
MI Cape Town 1 0

Paarl Royals vs MI Cape Town – Match 16, Dream 11


  • Jos Buttler (c)


  • Eoin Morgan
  • David Miller
  • Rassie van der Dussen
  • Dewald Brevis


  • George Linde
  • Sam Curran
  • Odean Smith (vc)


  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Rashid Khan
  • Lungi Ngidi

Paarl Royals vs MI Cape Town Match 16 Dream 11

Paarl Royals vs MI Cape Town Prediction

Winning the toss

  • MI Cape Town

Top batsman

  • Paarl Royals – Jos Buttler
  • MI Cape Town – Rassie van der Dussen

Top bowler

  • Paarl Royals – Tabraiz Shamsi
  • MI Cape Town – Rashid Khan

Most sixes

  • Paarl Royals – David Miller
  • MI Cape Town – Rassie van der Dussen

Player of the Match

  • MI Cape Town – Rashid Khan

Team Scores Batting First

  • Paarl Royals – 170+
  • MI Cape Town – 180+

MI Cape Town is the favorite to win this match.


Due to their recent success, MI Cape Town is our pick to defeat the Paarl Royals and maintain their position at the top of the standings. In the previous meeting between these two teams, Dewald Brevis won Player of the Match, and he still appears to be in good shape. Both clubs are into this encounter seeking to pick up points after suffering losses in their previous games.

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