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Titans will be ruing their luck after the team were jolted with the news of AB de Villiers missing out due to injury © Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

 

Centurion: Oct 13, 2012

 

The Titans will be aiming to win their first match despite missing out AB de Villiers due to injury in their first Group A match against Perth Scorchers at Centurion on Saturday of Champions League Twenty20 2012.

 

All eyes will be on Martin van Jaarsveld, the team’s skipper, as Titans will be banking on the skipper’s experience. Also Farhaan Behardien needs to elevate himself from his poor performance in ICC World T20 and prove why he is worth being in the playing XI.

 

For the Perth Scorchers, Brad Hogg, Mitchell Marsh and Shaun Marsh, will be the star players.

 

The main strength for the Perth Scorchers’ will be their bowling. with the experience of Michael Beer and Brad Hogg in the side, they have an upper hand over the Titans.

 

 

Teams:

 

Titans: Henry Davids, Jacques Rudolph, Martin van Jaarsveld (c), Heino Kuhn (wk), Farhaan Behardien, David Wiese, Roelf van der Merwe, Cornelius de Villiers, Alfonso Thomas, Eden Links, Ethy Mbhalati

 

Perth Scorchers:  Herschelle Gibbs, Marcus North (c), Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Simon Katich, Nathan Rimmington, Joe Mennie, Brad Hogg, Michael Beer, Ben Edmondson

 

Catch live scores and ball-by-ball commentary of the match here

 

Champions League Twenty20 2012 match schedules and group details