16h Match Preview: Durban Heat vs. Jozi Stars
16h Match Preview: Durban Heat vs. Jozi Stars

Jozi Stars and Durban Heat will clash in the 16th match of the Mzansi Super League (MSL) in Johannesburg on Friday. The match is of significant importance as both teams will be eyeing a win which can take them out of bottom zone of the league table.

Stars in their previous match suffered a heart-breaking defeat by four wickets and will be hoping to put a much better show. In the batting department, the team will be relying heavily of in-form Reeza Hendricks and captain Dane Vilas to provide the platform, from where the likes of Daniel Christian and Petrus van Biljon can capitalize on in the later-half of the innings. In the bowling department, the onus will be on pacer Duanne Olivier and off-spinner Simon Harmer to provide timely breakthroughs.

On the other hand, Heat will also come in the contest after suffering a defeat in their previous match against Paarl Rocks.In the batting department, the team is desperate to see veteran opener Hashim Amla and middle-order batsman David Miller to fire with the bat, whereas in the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of pacers Vernon Philander and Kyle Abbott to provide timely breakthroughs.

Key Players:


Kyle Abbott – 9 Cr

First in the list of key players features Durban Heat's Kyle Abbott. The right-arm pacer is in great form with the ball for the team as he has six wickets to his name in just four matches. Valued at 9 Cr, Abbott has shown

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Azeem Siddiqui
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