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Paarl Royals vs Pretoria Capitals, SA20 18th Match – PR vs PC Cricket Match Preview, Prediction, Where To Watch, Probable 11 And Fantasy 11 Tips

Paarl Royals are set to host table-toppers Pretoria Capitals in the 18th match of SA20 2023.

Rishabh Gautam
By Rishabh Gautam January 22, 2023 • 12:49 PM

Paarl Royals are set to host table-toppers Pretoria Capitals in the 18th match of SA20 2023. 

PR vs PC: Match Preview:


Paarl Royals are currently languishing in the bottom half of the points table (5th spot) with only 2 wins to their name in 4 matches. The Royals would now look to turn things around in their home turf. Jos Buttler has been the top scorer for Paarl Royals in SA20, scoring 197 runs in 6 matches with 2 half-centuries to his name. Wihaan Lubbe has scored 125 runs with a strike rate of close to 140 while captain David Miller has also scored 115 runs in the season. Jason Roy has been having a below-par tournament and has managed to score only 71 runs in 6 matches.

Spinner Bjorn Fortuin has been the top bowler for Paarl Royals with 11 wickets to his name in 6 matches at an economy of 6.00. All-rounder Evan Jones has registered 9 wickets this season while Lungi Ngidi has picked up 7 wickets. Tabraiz Shamsi has 4 wickets in the tournament and would look to step up more prominently amongst the wickets. 

All-rounder Will Jacks has been in smashing form this season for Pretoria Capitals, scoring 204 runs in 5 matches at a magnificent strike rate of 196.15. The English duo of Will Jacks and Phil Salt have registered 2 fifties each in the tournament and are the top run-getters for Pretoria Capitals. Salt has 159 runs in the tournament till now, while Theunis de Bruyn has been the next-best batter for Pretoria with 100 runs to his name. 

Anrich Nortje has been leading the Royals' bowling from the front with 10 wickets to his name at a fabulous economy of 5.63. Eathan Bosch has grabbed 7 scalps while Wayne Parnell and Adil Rashid have contributed with 6 wickets each. James Neesham has also registered 5 wickets to his name. S Muthuswamy can be a valuable addition, who has picked up 3 wickets in 2 matches.

PR vs PC: Match Details

  • Date – Sunday, January 22, 2023
  • Time – 05:00 PM IST
  • Venue – Boland Park, Paarl

Today's Match Prediction: Who will win today's cricket match? PR vs PC 

Table toppers Pretoria Capitals will start as favourites to win this game against Paarl Royals.

PR vs PC: Where to Watch?

The SA20 league will be streamed by Viacom18 and Sports 18 in India. The matches will be broadcasted on TV on Sports18 – 1, Sports18 – 1 (HD), and Sports18 Khel, while viewers can watch them online on the OTT platform Jio Cinema. 

PR vs PC  Team News:

There are no injury updates from either team as of now. 

PR vs PC  Probable Playing XI:

  • Paarl Royals – Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Wihan Lubbe, Dane Vilas, Mitchell Van Buuren, David Miller (c), Evan Jones, Ferisco Adams, Bjorn Fortuin, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi
  • Pretoria Capitals – Philip Salt (wk), Will Jacks, Theunis de Bruyn, Rilee Rossouw, Shane Dadswell, James Neesham, Eathan Bosch, Wayne Parnell (c), Senuran Muthusamy, Adil Rashid, Anrich Nortje

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PR vs PC  Fantasy XI:

  • Wicket-keepers – Jos Buttler
  • Batters – David Miller, Will Jacks
  • All-rounders – Wayne Parnell, James Neesham, Wihaan Lubbe, Senuran Muthuswamy, Evan Jones
  • Bowlers –  Bjorn Fortuin, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje