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Match 6 of the Richelieu T20 Franchise 2023, has Namib Desert Lions taking on Etosha Wildcats at the United Cricket Club Ground, Windhoek on September 20, 2023, at 6:15 PM IST.

NDL vs ETW (Namib Desert Lions vs Etosha Wildcats), Match 6 - Match Information

Match: Namib Desert Lions vs Etosha Wildcats, Match 6
Date: September 20, 2023
Time: 6:15 PM IST
Venue: United Cricket Club Ground, Windhoek

NDL vs ETW (Namib Desert Lions vs Etosha Wildcats), Match 6 Preview

Namib Desert Lions have played 2 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fourth on the points table, while Etosha Wildcats have played 3 matches in the series and they will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot.

Richelieu T20 Franchise 2023 Points Table

The points table of Richelieu T20 Franchise 2023 Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
ETW 3 3 0 6 +1.810
WIJ 3 2 1 4 +0.265
FRE 2 0 2 0 -1.444
NDL 2 0 2 0 -1.650

In their previous encounter in this series, Darren van Wyk was the Man of the Match and Tangeni Lungameni scored the highest fantasy points for Namib Desert Lions with 50 match fantasy points while Darren van Wyk topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Etosha Wildcats with 120 match fantasy points.

NDL vs ETW, United Cricket Club Ground, Windhoek Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the United Cricket Club Ground, Windhoek is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 163 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 55% of its matches, so the toss does not make much of a difference here. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for United Cricket Club Ground, Windhoek

Temperature will hover around 28°C and humidity is expected to be around 7%. Winds at a speed of 0.43 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. 

NDL vs ETW, Head-to-Head

In the only match played between these 2 teams, Etosha Wildcats won the match. Etosha Wildcats Batters have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for the Namib Desert Lions.

NDL vs ETW Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
JJ Smit 5 175 35 0 0 65, 65, 27, 16, 2 -
Nicol Loftie-Eaton 5 65 13 3 0.6 45, 2, 17, 1, 0 1, 0, 2, 0, 0
Karl Birkenstock 5 79 15.8 2 0.4 15, 13, 1, 3, 47 0, 0, 1, 0, 1
  1. Johannes Jonathan Smit

    JJ Smit is a batter and has an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 65, 65, 27, 16 and 2 runs averaging 35 per match.

  2. Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton

    Nicol Loftie-Eaton is a batter and has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.5 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Nicol Loftie-Eaton is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 45, 2, 17, 1 and 0 runs averaging 13 per match.

  3. Karl Johan Birkenstock

    Karl Birkenstock can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.3. Karl Birkenstock is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 15, 13, 1, 3 and 47 runs averaging 15.8 per match.

NDL vs ETW Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Tangeni Lungameni 5 3 0.6 3 0.6 3, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 2, 0, 0, 0
George Richardson 5 0 0 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 1, 2, 2
Bernard Scholtz 5 15 3 5 1 14, 0, 1, 0, 0 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
  1. Tangeni Lungameni

    Tangeni Lungameni is a bowler and has an average of 30 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a left-arm medium bowler and in the recent 5 matches, Tangeni Lungameni has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6. He has bowled well at this venue in the recent 5 matches this player played here and has taken 8 wickets.

  2. George Franklin Richardson

    George Richardson is a bowler and has an average of 27 match fantasy points in the last 3 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick in your team. George Richardson bowls right-arm fast and in the recent 5 matches, he has taken 1, 0, 1, 2 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  3. Bernard Martinus Scholtz

    Bernard Scholtz is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 33 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. Bernard Scholtz bowls slow left-arm orthodox and in the last 5 matches he has taken 1, 1, 1, 1 and 1 wickets at an average of 1.

NDL vs ETW Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Darren van Wyk 2 14 7 4 2 14, 0 3, 1
Peter-Daniel Blignaut 2 16 8 2 1 5, 11 1, 1
Julius Sumerauer 5 38 7.6 8 1.6 4, 17, 4, 13, 0 1, 2, 1, 4, 0
  1. Darren van Wyk

    Darren van Wyk is an all-rounder and has an average of 75 match fantasy points in the last 2 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a high-risk, high-returns player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a right-handed batter. In the last 2 matches, Darren van Wyk has scored 14 runs averaging 7 per match. He also bowls decently, bowling right-arm medium fast and in recent matches has taken 3 and 1 wickets, averaging at 2 wickets per match. This player has a very good record against this opponent, taking 3 wickets in the recent matches. Darren van Wyk has a good record at this venue in the last 2 matches he played here and has taken 4 wickets.

  2. Peter-Daniel Blignaut

    Peter-Daniel Blignaut is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 2 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Peter-Daniel Blignaut is a bowler and in the recently played 2 matches, he has taken 1 and 1 wickets at an average of 1.

  3. Julius Thomas Silvester Sumerauer

    Julius Sumerauer is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. This player has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 4 games and a fantasy rating of 8. Julius Sumerauer is a right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 4, 17, 4, 13 and 0 runs at an average of 7.6 per match. This player also bowls decently, bowling right-arm fast-medium and in recent matches has taken 8 wickets, averaging at 1.6 wickets per match.

NDL vs ETW Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
JJ Smit 5 175 35 0 0 65, 65, 27, 16, 2 -
Nicol Loftie-Eaton 5 65 13 3 0.6 45, 2, 17, 1, 0 1, 0, 2, 0, 0
Danie van Schoor 5 21 4.2 3 0.6 0, 0, 3, 13, 5 2, 1, 0, 0, 0
Tangeni Lungameni 5 3 0.6 3 0.6 3, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 2, 0, 0, 0
Samson Chivi 2 31 15.5 0 0 31, 0 -
Peter-Daniel Blignaut 2 16 8 2 1 5, 11 1, 1

The top point-getters for Namib Desert Lions are Tangeni Lungameni with 50 match fantasy points, Samson Chivi with 49 match fantasy points and Peter-Daniel Blignaut with 39 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Etosha Wildcats are JJ Smit with 106 match fantasy points, Nicol Loftie-Eaton with 98 match fantasy points and Danie van Schoor with 70 match fantasy points.

NDL vs ETW Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Darren van Wyk 2 14 7 4 2 14, 0 3, 1
JJ Smit 5 175 35 0 0 65, 65, 27, 16, 2 -
Nicol Loftie-Eaton 5 65 13 3 0.6 45, 2, 17, 1, 0 1, 0, 2, 0, 0
Jean-Pierre Kotze 5 116 23.2 0 0 18, 1, 45, 13, 39 -
Peter-Daniel Blignaut 2 16 8 2 1 5, 11 1, 1
  1. Darren van Wyk

    Darren van Wyk is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. Darren van Wyk has an average of 75 match fantasy points in the last 2 games and a fantasy rating of 10. He is a right-handed batter. In the recent 2 matches, this player has scored 14 and 0 runs averaging 7 per match. Darren van Wyk is also a handy bowler, bowling right-arm medium fast and in recent matches has taken 4 wickets at an average of 2 per match. He has been very successful against this team, taking 3 wickets in the recent matches. This player has been very successful at this venue in the recent 2 matches Darren van Wyk played here and has taken 3 and 1 wickets.

  2. Johannes Jonathan Smit

    JJ Smit is a batter and has an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 65, 65, 27, 16 and 2 runs averaging 35 per match.

  3. Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton

    Nicol Loftie-Eaton is a batter and has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.5 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Nicol Loftie-Eaton is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 45, 2, 17, 1 and 0 runs averaging 13 per match.

  4. Jean-Pierre Kotze

    Jean-Pierre Kotze is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 9 games and a fantasy rating of 9.1. Jean-Pierre Kotze is a top-order batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 116 runs averaging 23.2 per match.

  5. Peter-Daniel Blignaut

    Peter-Daniel Blignaut can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 2 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Peter-Daniel Blignaut is a bowler and in the recently played 2 matches, he has taken 2 wickets at an average of 1.

NDL vs ETW Squad Information

Etosha Wildcats (ETW) Squad: Nicol Loftie-Eaton, JJ Smit, Bernard Scholtz, Jean-Pierre Kotze, Danie van Schoor, Michael Van Lingen, Ben Shikongo, Dewald Nell, Darren van Wyk, George Richardson, Usman Khalid, Taha Mehmood, Tangi Nuuyoma, Niko Peters and Hanro Badenhorst.

Namib Desert Lions (NDL) Squad: Gerhard Erasmus, Salman Fayyaz, Tangeni Lungameni, Karl Birkenstock, Julius Sumerauer, Lohan Lourens, Muhammad Naeem, Dylan Leicher, Alexander Volschenk, Peter-Daniel Blignaut, Ryan Moffet, Handre Klazinga, Faf Du Plessis, Kristin Louw, Samson Chivi, Mohammad Waqas and Renaldo Julie.

NDL vs ETW Possible Playing XI

Etosha Wildcats (ETW) Possible Playing XI: Jean-Pierre Kotze, Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Michael Van Lingen, JJ Smit, Ben Shikongo, Bernard Scholtz, Danie van Schoor, George Richardson, Darren van Wyk, Dewald Nell and Hanro Badenhorst.

Namib Desert Lions (NDL) Possible Playing XI: Karl Birkenstock, Ryan Moffet, Faf Du Plessis, Tangeni Lungameni, Renaldo Julie, Handre Klazinga, Peter-Daniel Blignaut, Julius Sumerauer, Samson Chivi, Kristin Louw and Mohammad Waqas.

NDL vs ETW Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Jean-Pierre Kotze

Batters: JJ Smit, Michael Van Lingen and Nicol Loftie-Eaton

All-Rounders: Darren van Wyk and Peter-Daniel Blignaut

Bowlers: Bernard Scholtz, Danie van Schoor, Dylan Leicher, George Richardson and Tangeni Lungameni

Captain: Danie van Schoor

Vice-Captain: George Richardson

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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