Betway SA20 Final Sold Out
The Wanderers final on Saturday, February 11, will be attended by a sold-out crowd as the inaugural Betway SA20 winners will be announced. The first half of league matches has been thrilling, with fans filling all six stadiums around the nation to watch the top-notch cricket and unmatched stadium atmosphere.
As the highveld gets ready for a feast of scintillating cricket action, tickets for the semi-final games taking place at the Wanderers and Centurion are also selling quickly. With the Betway SA20 Final Sold Out there are plenty of enthusiasts looking forward to what will be an epic day.
Commissioner of Betway SA20 League
Graeme Smith, the commissioner of the Betway SA20 League, has praised the cricket-obsessed South African supporters. He has stated: “The first half of the Betway SA20 has been a massive success so far, it has been amazing to see the fans filling up the stadiums. It’s exciting for us to sell out the final so early on in the competition. However, there is still a long road to go until 11 February. There is very little that separates the teams on the log at this stage. We hope the fans will continue to come out in their numbers to support their teams until the final. We have seen some fantastic cricket and exciting finishes, spectators will be in for a treat in the remaining matches.”
Graeme Smith is a former left-handed batsman. He is a cricketer who played for South Africa in all formats. He also held the position of test captain until his retirement in 2014.
Standings the last week
Only a victory will separate the top teams on the way to the final. With 13 points, the in-form Pretoria Capitals are now leading the standings, closely followed by Sunrisers Eastern Cape (12 points). MI Cape Town (3rd), Paarl Royals (4th), Durban’s Super Giants (5th), and Joburg Super Kings are all separated by just one point (6th). This weekend’s blockbuster programme includes two doubleheaders in Paarl and Gqeberha on Saturday and Sunday. This is sure to cause more changes to the table positions.
Update on latest Matches
After defeating MI Cape Town by 52 runs at Newlands on Monday, Pretoria Capitals established a clear lead over the other five Betway SA20 clubs. After being given the opportunity to bat, the Capitals exploded into the scene thanks to the 88-run combination between Will Jacks (62 off 27 balls) and Kusal Mendis (29 off 19 balls) after seven overs. When Rashid Khan (3/16) and Odean Smith (2/27) combined to take three wickets in 17 balls, the innings hit a speed bump.
Before some ferocious punches by James Neesham (22* off 18 balls) at the conclusion of the innings helping the Pretoria-side reach 182/8. Then Theunis de Bruyn (36 off 26 balls) stabilised the innings. But then they lost Ryan Rickelton (11 off 11 balls) and Sam Curran (22 off 18 balls) by the eighth over. MI Cape Town’s chase got off to a shaky start.
With a 47-run partnership, Dewald Brevis (46 off 30 balls) and Rassie van der Dussen (24 off 25 balls) revived the innings. However by the time the former was bowled by Anrich Nortje (3/22) the Capitals were comfortably in the lead. The MI Cape Town innings spiralled out of control after that dismissal. And they lost their final seven wickets for just 29 runs. Wayne Parnell, the captain of the Pretoria Capitals, recorded stats of 3/14 while showcasing his lethal ability towards the end of a game.
Betway SA20 – Conclusion thus far
After the latest matches herewith are the standing of the teams thus far:
- Pretoria Capitals are in the lead with 23 points.
- Sunrisers Eastern Cape are second with 17 points.
- Paarl Royals are on 13 points.
- MI Cape Town are on 13 points as well.
- Joburg Super Kings have 12 points.
- Durban’s Super Giants have 8 points.
As a new domestic league in South Africa the Betway SA20 has been very popular. And cricket supporters are loving every minute. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that the final of the Betway SA20 is sold out. So far it has been fun to watch and also to try catch that one hand ball for some. Whether you are rushing home after work or heading over to a stadium. Watching these matches, there is adventure to be had by all. The weather has been playing ball! So it surely has been a great way to spend the new year summer in SA.
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