In the first semifinal match of CLT20, DD take on HVL on 25 Oct at Durban. Both teams managed to sneak into semis. Who will over power the other? just wait and watch.
DD- With strong batting line up ,it can score beyond170 or chase any big score. Jayawardene, Sehwag, Ross Taylor, Pietersen, Warner are in form and can turn the game in their favor at will. Pietersen and Warner are due for big scores. Pathan can chip in runs. Unmukt Chand is plucky but, can score runs. Morkel. Morkel is a good bowler to unleash last few overs. Agarkar is in great form and does not concede too many runs. Negi is a young promising spinner to trouble batsmen. Fielding is weak.
HVL- An average team which has been lucky to make it to semi finals. Batting line is average. Bavuma, Petersen, Morris are out of form. Only Bodi and Mckenzie (fast scorer) are amongst runs. Symes also can chip in runs . Tanvir has not looked impressive with the ball. Matshekune is average. Bruyn is dependable but out of form. Phangiso gets a bit of turn and is in good form. fielding is average. team is not balanced with weak batting line up . capacity is to score around 140 runs.
Comparison- DD is far superior in batting and bowling and look solid against insipid HVL bowling attack.
Likely winner- DD