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The stage is set for the big match between the Durban Super Giants and Joburg Super Kings at the Kingsmead in Durban on Wednesday. It’s just the second match of the inaugural SA20 league and both the teams will play their first match on January 11th.

Both teams consist of some powerful players in their lineup with Quinton de Kock is serving as the skipper of Durban Super Giants and the veteran will be captaining the Joburg Super Kings. Harry Brook, who got a big deal in the Indian Premier League’s auction withdrew his name from SA20 league due to workload management.

Dubai International Stadium pitch report

Teams batting second at the Dubai International Stadium have had a clear edge in recent years, winning 19 of the past 23 T20Is here. The pacers will obtain strong seam movement off the deck with the new ball, as they did during the Asia Cup 2022 matches at this stadium, providing difficulties for the batsmen early on. Since 2009, the average score in 83 T20Is at this stadium has been 146.8 runs, making it a generally low-scoring ground, with the bowling first side controlling the game from the start.

The average score across the 83 T20Is at this venue since 2009 has been 146.8 runs, which makes it a relatively low-scoring venue, with the bowling first side dominating the proceedings right from the get-go.

Weather Report

According to the forecast, overall there are no chances of rain, as the weather will remain clear and fans can witness an interruption free Big Bash game Durban Super Giants and Joburg Super Kings.


Abu Dhabi Knight Riders:

  • Sunil Narine (Captain)
  • Andre Russell
  • Jonny Bairstow
  • Paul Stirling
  • Lahiru Kumara
  • Charith Asalanka
  • Colin Ingram
  • Akeal Hosein
  • Seekkuge Prasanna
  • Ravi Rampaul
  • Raymond Reifer
  • Kennar Lewis
  • Ali Khan
  • Brandon Glover

Dubai Capitals:

  • Rovman Powell (Captain)
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Hazratullah Zazai
  • Fabian Allen
  • Mujeeb ur Rahman
  • Sikandar Raza
  • Niroshan Dickwella
  • Dasun Shanaka
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  • Dan Lawrence
  • Blessing Muzarabani
  • Isuru Udana
  • George Munsey
  • Fred Klaassen

Where to watch

Sony Sports Network will broadcast the match between the Durban Super Giants and the Joburg Super Kings. The DUR against JOH test will be streamed live on the Sonyliv app.

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