The coronavirus has hampered the sporting world in a big way. Fantasy Cricket has made a comeback in world cricket with the England vs West Indies Test series in England. After a great test match that was won by the West Indies, it is time for Cricket South Africa to pave the way for the game to make a comeback. So fantasy cricket is all set to come back with a very new format in South Africa with the Solidarity Cup in a 3-Team format.
For the first time ever, 3 teams will be playing on the ground together and led by (as per latest updates), AB de Villiers, Henrich Klaasen, and Quinton De Kock. The teams being Kingfishers, Eagles, and Kites. Kagiso Rabada, Sisanda Mighala, and Chris Morris are all set to miss the tournament due to personal circumstances and will be replaced by Makhaya Ntini’s son Thando Ntini, Bjorn Fortuin and Gerald Coetzee.
Rules for Solidarity Cup 3TC Tournament
The tournament will be played on Nelson Mandela Day (July 18) at Centurion in a never-before format. So let us take a look at the rules of the game:
- The game will be played for a total of 36 overs
- 12 overs will be played individually by each side
- There will be a break after 18 overs
- 3 teams with 8 players each will be playing the game simultaneously
- Bat and Bowl to one half for each of 6 overs
- Maximum 3 overs per bowler to either opponent
- Most Runs wins Gold, second Silver and Third Bronze
Squads for Solidarity Cup
AB’s Eagles: AB de Villiers (captain), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Andile Phehlukwayo, Bjorn Fortuin, Junior Dala, Lungi Ngidi.
Klassen’s Kingfishers: Heinrich Klaasen (captain), Reeza Hendricks, Janneman Malan, Faf du Plessis, Thando Ntini, Gerald Coetzee, Glenton Stuurman, Tabraiz Shamsi.
Quinton’s Kites: Quinton De Kock (captain), Temba Bavuma, Jon-Jon Smuts, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Anrich Nortje.
Insight into Solidarity Cup 3TC South Africa
AB de Villiers will be back and playing for Cricket South Africa in a limited-overs format so that is going to be a huge spectacle for world cricket lovers around the world. AB had taken an unexpected retirement 2 years back from world cricket and will now be playing with other Proteas teammates to make this exhibition charity match count.
Fantasy Cricket Tips and Tricks for Solidarity Cup
The one-off match happening in Centurion will follow similar fantasy cricket rules as the T10 tournament formats on BalleBaazi. As per fantasy rules, make sure you choose a balanced team with the likes of AB, Ngidi, and De Kock among your Captain and Vice-Captain. Nortje and Miller could be your must-haves in the fantasy teams and Du Plessis will be a gamble pick in this format which might or might not work. Rassie van der Dussen, Tabraiz Shamsi and Dwaine Pretorius will be your value picks and Heinrich Klaasen could also be a good choice to bank upon. So choose wisely and get ready to win real cash in fantasy gaming on BalleBaazi with Solidarity Fantasy Cricket.
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