The England National Cricket Team will take on South Africa in the first ODI of the series at Boland Park, Paarl on Sunday.
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Match Details:
The 1st ODI between South Africa and England will be played at Boland Park, Paarl on Sunday. The game is scheduled to begin at 1:30 PM IST.
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Match Preview:
The 1st ODI was originally scheduled for 4th December but due to Proteas player Covid +ve report, it is rescheduled for 6th December (Sunday). After whitewash (0-3) in the T20I series, South Africa will desire for a better ODI series. They were completely outplayed in the T20I series by the English Team across all departments. The World Champions, having grown on confidence by the T20Is results, will look to set the stage on fire once again in their favourite format now.
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 25°C, with 41% humidity and 18 km/hr wind speed. There are 10% chances of precipitation during the game (low).
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Pitch Report:
The surface at Paarl is a batting-friendly one, with good help for the pacers and wrist spinners as well. Batting first on this surface is favoured considering the poor chasing records.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
WON – 1, LOST – 4, TIED – 0 (Last 5 matches on this groud)
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Injury Update:
Kagiso Rabada will miss the ODI series due to Hip Injury whereas Faf du Plessis has been rested.
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Probable XIs:
South Africa: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Janneman Malan, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Henrich Klassen, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Junior Dala
Bench: Kyle Verreynne, Petrus van Biljon, Glenton Stuurman
England: Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood
Bench: Lewis Gregory, Liam Livingstone, Olly Stone
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Dream11 Fantasy Picks To Consider:
Quinton de Kock will be a key player considering his form in this format. He will be among the top picks. Dwaine Pretorius will be an excellent bowling-allrounder choice in this game considering his skills to garner points from both ends. Andile Phehlukwayo has been in a great rhythm with both the departments and can contribute once again in this match.
Joe Root will be the dependable batsman from the England side. He has been dominating in the longer formats pretty well and will hope for a successful ODI series with the bat. Eoin Morgan is someone who can provide the team with some serious finishing touches at the end. He maintains his extraordinary strike rate and converts good starts into big innings.
Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain: Quinton de Kock, Jonny Bairstow
Vice-Captain: Joe Root, Eoin Morgan
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Quinton de Kock (c), Jonny Bairstow (vc)
Batsmen – Eoin Morgan, Joe Root, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der-Dussen
All-Rounders – Andile Phehlukwayo
Bowlers – Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Quinton de Kock (vc)
Batsmen – Joe Root (c), Eoin Morgan, Temba Bavuma, David Miller
All-Rounders – Andile Phehlukwayo
Bowlers – Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes, Lungi Ngidi
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Expert Advice:
The surface at Paarl is a batting-friendly one so stack you fantasy team with important batters and few handy all-rounders.
SA vs ENG 1st ODI Probable Winners:
England are the favourites in this match considering the fact that Africa is without two of their main players (Faf du Plessis and Kagiso Rabada).