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SA20 2023 Cricket Free Tips | Pretoria Capitals vs Paarl Royals: 1st Semi-Final

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Pretoria Capitals vs Paarl Royals Match Details  

Match: Pretoria Capitals vs Paarl Royals, 1st Semi-Final | SA20 2023 

Date: Wednesday, 08 February 2023

Time: 20:30 (GMT+5) / 21:00 (GMT+5.5) / 21:30 (GMT+6)

Format: T20

Venue: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Pretoria Capitals vs Paarl Royals Preview

  • The Pretoria Capitals have won four of their previous five games, and they appear to be in good shape.
  • The bowling attack for Paarl Royals gave up 226 runs in the previous game, so they will be under pressure.
  • Anrich Nortje, James Neesham, and Eathan Bosch are three bowlers with the Pretoria Capitals who have combined for 39 wickets.


Pretoria Capitals and Paarl Royals square off in the first SA20 Semi-Final for the second time in two days. At Centurion Park on Tuesday afternoon, the Capitals, who took first position in the standings, defeated the Royals, who came in fourth place, by a score of 59 runs. At 17:30 local time, the game begins at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

The Pretoria Capitals have shown a tremendous amount of grit on Tuesday to overcome their crushing loss to the Durban Super Giants. For the second time in two days, they will be confident in their chances of defeating Paarl Royals.

Despite making a valiant effort to reach their 227 on Tuesday, Paarl Royals fell far short of winning the match. To have a chance of making it to the final, they will need to bowl much better in this game.

Pretoria Capitals vs Paarl Royals Weather Report, Toss Prediction, and Pitch Report 

On February 8, Johannesburg’s weather is predicted to be partly cloudy with a risk of light showers.

We have witnessed significant run chases at this high-scoring stadium. The team chasing has an edge in a game that is postponed due to weather. The team that wins the toss will probably start the game by bowling first.

Over the years, the pitch has been favorable for batting with pace and bounce. To keep the game close, the team batting first would aim for a total exceeding 180 runs.

Pretoria Capitals Team News & Probable Playing XIs

It came as no surprise when South African right-arm fast bowler and England spinner Adil Rashid returned to the team after being rested for their previous match against Durban’s Super Giants. The Capitals performed admirably on Tuesday and are injury-free going into this semifinal.

Recent form – W L W W L

Pretoria Capital’s Probable XI

Theunis de Bruyn (c), Kusal Mendis (wk), Rilee Rossouw, Phil Salt, James Neesham, Colin Ingram, Migael Pretorius, Senuran Muthusamy, Anrich Nortje, Eathan Bosch, Josh Little

Paarl Royals Team News & Probable Playing XIs

In place of Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas, and Tabraiz Shamsi for Tuesday’s group stage game were Codi Yusuf, Paul Stirling, and Eoin Morgan. If Tabraiz Shamsi did not reappear on this surface, it would come as a huge surprise.

Recent form – L NR W W L

Paarl Royals’ Probable XI

David Miller (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Paul Stirling, Jason Roy, Eoin Morgan, Mitchell van Buuren, Mitchell van Buuren, Evan Jones, Bjorn Fortuin, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi

Pretoria Capitals vs Paarl Royals Head-to-Head Stats (Last 2 matches) 

Team Won Lost
Pretoria Capitals 1 1
Paarl Royals 1 1

Pretoria Capitals vs Paarl Royals – 1st Semi-Final, Dream 11


Pretoria Capitals vs Paarl Royals Prediction

Winning the toss

  • Pretoria Capitals

Top batsman

  • Pretoria Capitals – Kusal Mendis
  • Paarl Royals – Jos Buttler

Top bowler

  • Pretoria Capitals – James Neesham
  • Paarl Royals – Lungi Ngidi

Most sixes

  • Pretoria Capitals – Kusal Mendis
  • Paarl Royals – Jos Buttler

Player of the Match

  • Pretoria Capitals – Kusal Mendis

Team Scores Batting First

  • Pretoria Capitals – 180+
  • Paarl Royals – 170+

Pretoria Capitals is the favorite to win this match.


It is quite uncommon for teams to face one another on consecutive days, but that is exactly what is happening in this match between the Pretoria Capitals and Paarl Royals. Jos Buttler may very well be the game’s most important player; if he scores a century, the Royals will be very difficult to defeat; if not, their club doesn’t have many other reliable run producers. We anticipate a fiercely contested semi-final and are supporting Pretoria Capitals to prevail.

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