Durban Super Giants vs Pretoria Capitals, 15th Match

TOSS: Durban Super Giants chose to bat.

“Pretoria Capitals won by 8 wickets”

Durban’s Super Giants  (20 overs maximum)

Kyle Mayers c Rashid b Parnell012000.00
Wiaan Mulder lbw b Parnell57161071.42
Quinton de Kock (c)†b Nortje1315201186.66
Heinrich Klaasen b Rashid31244412129.16
Jason Holder c Dadswell b Muthusamy1016200162.50
Christiaan Jonker c & b Muthusamy1570020.00
Dwaine Pretorius c Jacks b Muthusamy414170028.57
Keshav Maharaj c Dadswell b Nortje516260031.25
Hardus Viljoen c Dadswell b Bosch27130028.57
Prenelan Subrayen lbw b Bosch013000.00
Reece Topley not out53610166.66
Extras: (lb 1, w 3) 4

TOTAL: 18.1 Ov (RR: 4.40) 80/10

Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Kyle Mayers, 0.1 ov), 2-14 (Wiaan Mulder, 2.5 ov), 3-20 (Quinton de Kock, 3.6 ov), 4-51 (Jason Holder, 8.5 ov), 5-59 (Christiaan Jonker, 10.2 ov), 6-66 (Heinrich Klaasen, 13.1 ov), 7-69 (Dwaine Pretorius, 14.5 ov), 8-74 (Hardus Viljoen, 17.1 ov), 9-74 (Prenelan Subrayen, 17.2 ov), 10-80 (Keshav Maharaj, 18.1 ov)

Wayne Parnell301224.00132010
Eathan Bosch301023.33111000
Anrich Nortje3.101524.73121100
James Neesham1020020.0010300
Adil Rashid411012.50150000
Senuran Muthusamy401233.00140020

Durban’s Super Giants innings

  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 23 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Over 2.5: Review by Pretoria Capitals (Bowling), Umpire – S Gasa, Batter – PWA Mulder (Upheld)
  • Durban’s Super Giants: 50 runs in 8.2 overs (50 balls), Extras 2
  • Strategic Timeout: Durban’s Super Giants – 51/4 in 8.5 overs (H Klaasen 21)
  • Strategic Timeout: Durban’s Super Giants – 72/7 in 16.0 overs (KA Maharaj 3, GC Viljoen 1)
  • Over 17.2: Review by Durban’s Super Giants (Batting), Umpire – DJ Smith, Batter – P Subrayen (Struck down – Umpires Call)
  • Innings Break: Durban’s Super Giants – 80/10 in 18.1 overs (RJW Topley 5)

Pretoria Capitals  (T: 81 runs from 20 overs)

Phil Salt †c Klaasen b Mayers012000.00
Will Jacks  Subrayen b Maharaj56253454224.00
Theunis de Bruyn not out21193540110.52
Rilee Rossouwnot out11300100.00
Extras: (lb 5, w 1) 6

TOTAL: 7.4 Ov (RR: 10.95) 84/2

Did not bat: Shane Dadswell, James Neesham, Wayne Parnell (c), Eathan Bosch, Adil Rashid, Anrich Nortje, Senuran Muthusamy 

Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Phil Salt, 0.1 ov), 2-78 (Will Jacks, 6.6 ov)

Kyle Mayers201216.0082010
Reece Topley1013013.0021100
Hardus Viljoen2030015.0023200
Jason Holder1010010.0032000
Keshav Maharaj10818.0030100
Prenelan Subrayen0.40609.0011000

Pretoria Capitals innings

  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 70 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Over 0.2: Review by Pretoria Capitals (Batting), Umpire – DJ Smith, Batter – TB de Bruyn (Upheld)
  • Over 0.3: Review by Durban’s Super Giants (Bowling), Umpire – DJ Smith, Batter – TB de Bruyn (Struck down)
  • Pretoria Capitals: 50 runs in 5.1 overs (31 balls), Extras 6
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (WG Jacks 32, TB de Bruyn 15, Ex 6)
  • WG Jacks: 50 off 22 balls (5 x 4, 3 x 6)


Player of the Match: Senuran Muthusamy(PC) I’m really happy that worked out for me today. You may bowl well on some days, but the benefits may not follow. I’m glad that worked out for me. We had been winning since I played in the first game, so the team didn’t need to alter unless the circumstances demanded it. As in today, when we required an additional spin option. I was exercising regularly and taking care of myself. The surface was a little sticky and two-paced. Not a surface of 80, but perhaps one of 130–140.

Quinton de Kock(DSG): Poor batsmanship could be the sole cause of the poor batting performance. They bowled well, and the ball did grip a little, but we simply weren’t good enough. We were aware that there might be some swing and bounce, but we were prepared for it. Simply put, it was an awful day for us. We talked about our goals at one time and tried to play matches and other games, but it didn’t work. We’d still be squeezing air even if there were two wickets early on. I don’t believe we should spend too much time thinking about this game; instead, we should forget it and go on.

Wayne Parnell(PC): It went very well. It’s because we didn’t strive to be overly creative; instead, we simply played the circumstances. We have many knowledgeable locals, and many of us have played here. It’s about sharing information. Just talking and making an effort to act. When things start to become too crazy, we just focus on supporting everyone. Bravo to each and every bowler; they all performed well. Everyone was extremely alert. We wished to present a cheerful front (in the batting). They perform at their highest level when they do it. Bonus points will become more important as the contest progresses. Good to pick one up.

“The host team’s batting performance was poor after choosing to bat. By withdrawing both of the openers, Captain Parnell established the tone for Pretoria right away. The Super Giants only managed to score 23 runs while in the powerplay because of Nortje’s quick cleanup of Quinton de Kock. The only happy moment for the hosts came when Neesham gave up 20 runs in his first over. After the spin was added, DSG’s innings continued to go awry. Together, Senuran Muthusamy and Adil Rashid’s bowling simply prevented Durban from gaining any sort of momentum. The spinners’ final bowling totals of 8-1-22-4 were remarkable! By taking back-to-back wickets, Eathan Bosch joined the fun. He almost missed getting his hat trick, and Dadswell took a screaming catch in the deep from Nortje to remove the final DSG wicket. Durban was eliminated after posting the lowest score in the competition! The league leaders are the Pretoria Capitals.

The bowlers from Pretoria Capitals completed the task in the first half, and after the first innings were through, the outcome was certain. Yes, Mayers caused a little bit of a stir when he dismissed Salt with the very first ball of the innings and came close to dismissing de Bruyn with the following delivery. When defending just 80, there isn’t much pressure that can be applied, and Jacks made a proper mockery of the objective by virtually terminating the powerplay itself. He put on a batting clinic, and the only thing he was unable to do was to end the game with a walk-off home run. This is a tremendous flogging for Durban, who have severely let their home crowd down today, as de Bruyn did that instead. Additionally, this loss significantly lowers their net run rate while clearly increasing Pretoria’s. Additionally, the guests gain a precious additional point.”