Lions vs Rocks Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Predictions for Match 28 of CSA T20 Challenge 2022-23

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Match Preview

Lions vs Rocks: The last league game of the CSA T20 Challenge 2022-23 will be played between Lions and Rocks. The match will be hosted at Senwes Park stadium in Potchefstroom on Tuesday, 1st November 2022.

Lions are out of the semi-final stage of this season of the CSA T20 Challenge 2022-23. They have managed to win only 1 game in the entire tournament and stand 6th in the points table. The batting department has heavily relied on a couple of top-order batters. Also, they failed to step up as a complete team. Hence, they stand at the exit doors of the tournament. 

Meanwhile, Rocks have fixed their spot in the top 4 at the points table. They won four of the six games they played, totaling 16 points with a healthy run rate. They won a close encounter against Knights as they fell short of just 4 runs.

Match Details for Lions vs Rocks

Series: CSA T20 Challenge 2022-23

Date: 1st November 2022 (Tuesday)

Time: 9:30 PM IST

Venue: Senwes Park, Potchefstroom

Pitch Report for Lions vs Rocks

The pitch will be an evenly balanced track and will offer something to both departments. Spinners will get a good turn in the middle order. Anything around 160 will be a par score on this surface. Furthermore, bowling first would be a wise choice on this pitch. 

Probable Playing XI


Tladi Bokako, Ryan Rickelton (wicket-keeper), Evan Jones , Mitchell Van Buuren, Tetelo Maphaka, Malusi Siboto (captain), Muhammad Manack, Wiaan Mulder, Codi Yusuf, Ayavuya Myoli, Cameron Delport


Bamanye Xenxe, Shaun von Berg, Christiaan Jonker, Leus du Plooy, Farhaan Behardien (captain), Imran Manack, Khwezi Gumede, Hardus Viljoen, Janneman Malan, Mickey Copeland, Clyde Fortuin (wicket-keeper)

Match Predictions for Lions vs Rocks

Rocks are the probable winners of this fixture. They are a better team combination as compared to the Lions. Their position is pretty much fixed in the semi-finals. Whereas, Lions are already knocked out and have nothing to lose. Also, they would want to finish the tournament on a high. Overall, a good game of cricket is on the cards for sure.

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