Pretoria Capitals was the best team in the group stages of SA20 2023. Capitals won 7 out of 10 games in a recent edition of SA20. Pretoria missed to lift SA20 trophy after losing against Sunrises Eastern Cape in the finals of SA20 2023. Pretoria made a lethal squad for this season of SA20. Here is the Pretoria Capital Squad analysis of SA20 2024.
Pretoria Capitals Squad
The selectors of the Pretoria Capitals made the squad for season 2024 on the SA20 mini-auction held on September 27. The 19-player squad includes 6 batters, 8 allrounders, and 5 bowlers. Pretoria Capitals was unstoppable in a recent edition of SA20. Capitals topped the points table, won a qualifier against Joburg Super Kings, and reached the finals of SA20. In the finals, they were unfortunate to lift the trophy. Capitals changed the captain of their team in this season. Wayne Parnell was named as captain of Pretoria Capital for this season. Here is the Pretoria Capital squad analysis in all three departments for SA20 2024.
Pretoria Capital squad analysis in batting departments for SA20 2024
Shane Dadswell (Middle order Batter)
Theunis de Bruyn (Middle order Batter)
Colin Ingram (Top-order Batter)
Rilee Rossouw (Top-order Batter)
Kyle Verreynne (Wicketkeeper Batter)
Steve Stolk (batter) withdrawn
Pretoria Capital squad analysis of all-rounders for SA20 2024
Matthew Boast (Allrounder)
Corbin Bosch (Allrounder)
Will Jacks (Batting Allrounder)
Senuran Muthusamy (Batting Allrounder)
James Neesham (Batting Allrounder)
Paul Stirling (Batting Allrounder)
Tiaan van Vuuren (Allrounder)
Pretoria Capital squad analysis in bowling departments for SA20 2024
Eathan Bosch (Bowler)
Daryn Dupavillon (Bowler)
Anrich Nortje (Bowler)
Wayne Parnell (Bowler) (c)
Migael Pretorius (Bowler)
Adil Rashid (Bowler)
Hardus Viljoen (Bowler)
Pretoria Capitals have a strong batting lineup for SA20 season. Phil Salt is in Capital ‘s for this season. T20 Number 1 ranked batsman, Salt scored 2 back-to-back hundred against West Indies in the recent T20 series. Salt scored 238 runs for the Capitals last season. Will Jacks is another brilliant top-order player for Pretoria Capitals. He scored the highest score for Pretoria Capitals in a single inning last season, which was 92. Jacks scored 270 runs for Pretoria Capitals last season.
Capitals have two experienced South African batsmen, Rilee Rossouw and Colin Ingram, on their team. Pretoria Capitals has a solid batting lineup for this season. Capitals also have South African wicketkeeper-batsman Kyle Verreynne and Irish Batsman Paul Stirling in their squad for SA20 2024. Jimmy Neesham has also joined Pretoria Capitals for this season.
T20 Number 1 ranked bowler Adil Rashid is in Capital’s squad for this season. Adil Rashid took 14 wickets for Pretoria Capitals in the last season of SA20. Capital’s leading bowler, Anrich Nortje will miss the 2nd edition of SA20 due to injury. He took 20 wickets for Pretoria Capitals last season.
Pretoria Capitals’s captain, Wayne Parnell will also be vital for Pretoria Capitals in this SA20 season. Former captain of Capitals Eathan Boscah will take responsibility of bowling department of Capitals in the absence of Nortje. He took 15 wickets for the Capitals in the recent SA20 season. Migael Pretorius, Daryn Dupavillon, Will Jacks, and Jimmy Neesham were also included in the bowling of Capitals this season.
Pretoria Capitals will surely miss Nortje in the season. But, without Nortje the Capitals still have a strong squad for SA20 2024. Pretoria Capitals have a perfect mixture of young and experienced players. Capitals looking more stronger after making Parnell the captain of the capitals this season.
Pretoria Capitals will start the SA20 2024 season against Paarl Royals on January 12. You can also check Paarl Royal squad analysis here. Capitals have a balanced squad in terms of Royals, which is why Capitals have a high chance of winning its first match against Paarl Royals. Management of Pretoria Capital always picked solid squads in auctions. Therefore, Pretoria Capitals played in last year’s final and has a high chance of playing in this year’s final.