Durban Heat Media Release

 No: dh1905

10 Oct 2019

Embargo : None

Written by: Nick Tatham


Durban Heat with favourable fixture draw

Durban - The Durban Heat will begin their 2019 Mzansi Super League with a clash against the Tshwane Spartans at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium on Saturday, 9 November as they hope to hit the ground running in this year's T20 competition with a trio of home fixtures.

The fans continued to return to Kingsmead, undaunted by weather or log positions last year and the players and management will hope that this will continue in November and December, hoping to bolster attendances with positive results on the pitch.

Following their first game the Heat will have nearly a week's break until they play their second match against the Paarl Rocks at home again. A showdown with last year's losing finalists the Cape Town Blitz follows two days later to end a string of three home games to begin the campaign.

Then the Heat hit the road for three games which sees them play the Spartans again, the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants in Port Elizabeth two days later and then the second instalment of their Blitz showdown in the Mother City.

Gary Kirsten's men return to Kingsmead for another match with the Giants, then it's a trip to the winelands to face the Rocks and it's back-to-back games against last year's champions the Jozi Stars to finish the round-robin stage of the tournament, starting with a trip to Imperial Wanderers and then a return to their home fans for the last match before the knock-out phase begins.

DURBAN HEAT FIXTURES

Saturday, November 9: 12h30, Durban Heat v Tshwane Spartans, Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium
Friday, November 15: 17h30, Durban Heat v Paarl Rocks, Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium
Sunday, November 17: 10h00, Durban Heat v Cape Town Blitz, Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium
Thursday, November 21: 17h30, Tshwane Spartans v Durban Heat, SuperSport Park
Saturday, November 23: 12h30, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Durban Heat, St. George’s Park
Thursday, November 28: 17h30, Cape Town Blitz v Durban Heat, Newlands
Saturday, November 30: 12h30, Durban Heat v Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium
Wednesday, December 4: 17h30, Paarl Rocks v Durban Heat, Eurolux Boland Park
Saturday, December 7: 12h30, Jozi Stars v Durban Heat, Imperial Wanderers Stadium
Tuesday, December 10: 17h30, Durban Heat v Jozi Stars, Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium

Friday, December 13: 17h30, Play-off, 2nd v 3rd
(reserve day if required on Saturday, December 14, 12h30)
Monday, December 16: 17h30, Final
(reserve day if required on Tuesday, December 17, 17h30)

More information can be found at www.durbanheat.co.za.

Durban Heat Squad:
Andile Phehlukwayo, Alex Hales, David Miller (retained player), Dane Vilas, Ravi Bopara, Keshav Maharaj (retained player), Kyle Abbott (retained player), Khaya Zondo (retained player), Marco Jansen, Daryn Dupavillon, Sarel Erwee (retained player), Malusi Siboto, Prenelan Subrayen, Wihan Lubbe, Shaun von Berg, Rob Frylinck.

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