Going into the final round with their points on 146.58, they are only slightly ahead of North West (NW) who is on 145.90. The outcome of the game between NW and Northens could decide whether WP will end in 1st or 2nd.
WP came away with a draw in their last game against KwaZulu-Natal Inland. NW will be on a high, coming away with a convincing inning’s and 112-run victory over Namibia in Potchefstroom.
Shaheen Khan will be the bowler in the WP side to look out for against EP. Khan currently sits in top spot on the bowling averages with an average of 13.81. He has put in a lot of good performances with the ball and also with the bat scoring 317 runs in 7 matches.
Sybrand Engelbrecht is the top WP batsmen in the Challenge and currently occupies 11th position on the list of leading batting averages, with an average of 46.63.
The team to face EP is as follows:
Matthew Kleinveldt, Alistair Gray, Pieter Malan, Zubayr Hamza, Sybrand Engelbrecht (capt), Shaheen Khan, Clyde Fortuin (w/k), George Linde, Thokozani Peter, Brendan Young, Brian Shushu