Pretoria Capitals vs Sunrisers Eastern Cape SA20 Tips

Sunrisers Eastern Cape

Pretoria Capitals vs Sunrisers Eastern Cape Match Details

  • Date: 2023-02-11
  • Start Time: 20:00
  • Location: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
  • Tournament: SA20 2023
  • Format: South Africa T20
  • Tipster: Brian Thorpe

Tip Summary

  • Pretoria Capitals secured a place in the final by defeating Paarl Royals in the semi-final by 29 runs.
  • Sunrisers Eastern Cape got better off Joburg Super Kings in the knockout game as they recorded a win by 14 runs. 
  • The Capitals won both their league games against the Eastern Cape.

After as many as 30 league matches and two semi-final games, the 2023 edition of the SA20 is coming to an end. The first season of the much-talked-about T20 tournament will have Pretoria Capitals battling it out against Sunrisers Eastern Cape in the final. The showdown is scheduled to take place at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

Pretoria Capitals has been the best team in the tournament from the get-go. The team owned by the same company as the IPL franchise Delhi Capitals was absolutely enthralling during the league round of the T20 extravaganza. At the end of the group games, they were at the top of the points table. The team accumulated a total of 31 points in seven wins and three losses from ten league games. The Capitals concluded the league round with an emphatic win over Paarl Royals by 59 runs. It was a brilliant batting performance by the team as they smacked 226 runs on the scoreboard in their allotted 20 overs.

As far as their outing in the semi-final match is concerned, the team again faced the likes of Paarl Royals. Pretoria Capitals once again established their domination over the Royals by securing a win by 29 runs. Put to bat first in the match, the table-toppers scored 153 runs in 20 overs. Chasing the score, the Royals were restricted to only 124 runs.

Coming to Sunrisers Eastern Cape, they ended up in third place in the points table with four wins and five losses. The team failed to make an impact in the second half of the league round. However, they made sure to make amends in the semi-final game against Joburg Super Kings. The team posted a mammoth score of 213 runs on the scoreboard. In the second innings, the Sunrisers’ bowlers ruled the match by stopping the Super Kings at a score of 199 runs. 

Meanwhile, Pretoria Capitals will enjoy an edge over the Sunrisers Eastern Cape in the competition. They defeated the Sunrisers in both of their league games against each other.  

3 beneficial player bets for PRE vs EAC Final SA20 2023 Match

Pretoria Capitals vs Sunrisers Eastern Cape Tips

Top Pretoria Capitals Batter: Rilee Rossouw

Top Batter
  • Tip By: Brian Thorpe
  • Tournament: SA20 2023
  • Date: 2023-02-11
  • Best Odds: 6.5 @ Indibet

The middle-order batter Rilee Rossouw should be the player to watch out for on Saturday for the Pretoria Capitals team when they will go one-on-one against Sunrisers Eastern Cape. Rossouw was the only saving grace for the team with the bat in their semi-final match against Paarl Royals. The team had a poor start as the top-order batters were dismissed early in the game. However, under pressure, the South African star chipped in with a much-needed knock of 56 runs off 41 balls. His batting exploits steered the table-toppers to a score of 153 runs in their allotted 20 overs. Rilee was also awarded the player of the match for the same. Speaking of his overall performance, he has collected 183 runs so far in 11 matches at a strike rate of over 140.

Top Sunrisers Eastern Cape Batter: Aiden Markram

Top Batter
  • Tip By: Brian Thorpe
  • Tournament: SA20 2023

The odds are in the favor of the Sunrisers Eastern Cape skipper Aiden Markram to be the top batter for his team and take them to victory in the first season of the domestic T20 tournament. The 28-year-old has been stunning with the bat in the tournament and has played a major role in his team’s journey to the top. In 11 matches, he has scored 340 runs to be the fourth-highest run-getter in the competition at an average of 34.00. Markram’s best performance came in the semi-final match against Jobrug Super Kings. Batting first, he racked up a century in just 58 balls to ensure a good score of 213 runs on the board.

Top wicket-taker of the match: Anrich Nortje

Top Wicket Taker
  • Tip By: Brian Thorpe
  • Tournament: SA20 2023
  • Date: 2023-02-11
  • Best Odds: 5.0 @ 10Cric

Pretoria Capitals have the best bowler of the SA20 league, Anrich Nortje in their team. He is leading the wicket-taking charts with 18 wickets under his belt in ten matches at an average of 13.56. The seamer has also maintained an impressive economy rate of 6.28. The 29-year-old will be in good form on Saturday as he spilled his magic in the semi-final game as well. Playing against the Royals, he scalped two wickets at an economy rate of 7.2.