The England National Cricket Team is all set to take on the South Africa Cricket Team in the first T20I of the Protean tour. England are placed 2nd in the ICC T20I rankings while South Africa is at the 5th spot in the rankings.
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Match Details:
The England tour of South Africa begins with the T20I series where the two teams will lock horn against each other on 27th November (Friday) at Newlands, Cape Town. The game is scheduled to begin at 9:30 PM IST.
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Match Preview:
England’s tour of South Africa will begin with the 3-match T20I series from Friday. England are coming off a 2-1 series win against Australia in England. South Africa will be on the field after a long break and the responsibility rests on Quinton de Kock to get them over the line this time.
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 23°C, with 51% humidity and 34 km/hr wind speed. There are pretty low chances of precipitation.
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Pitch Report:
The surface at Newlands is a balanced one, with equal assistance on offer for both spinners as well as pacers. The team winning the toss will be opting to bat first considering the batting first records on this ground.
Average 1st Innings Score At Newlands:
Record Of Chasing Teams At Newlands:
WON – 6, LOST – 12, TIED – 0 (Last 18 matches on this ground)
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Injury Update:
(Will be added as soon as there is an update)
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Probable XIs:
South Africa: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klassen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi
Bench: Dwaine Pretorius, Kyle Verreynne, Petrus van Biljon, Janneman Malan, George Linde, JJ Smuts
England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
Bench: Sam Billings, Reece Topley, Moeen Ali
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Jos Buttler has been sensational in this format and has the potential to turn good starts into big innings real quick. Jonny Bairstow is another aggresive opener who likes to fire right from the start of the innings. Jofra Archer has been lethal with the ball for the English side so far and will be a big threat for South Africa.
Kagiso Rabada’s brutal bowling is what the South Africans will bank on in this game to lead them with the ball. Quinton de Kock has showed consistency with the bat at the top and can come in handy once again in this series.
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Captain And Vice-Captain Choices For Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Captain Options: Quinton de Kock, Ben Stokes
Vice-captain Options: Jos Buttler, Faf du Plessis
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Suggested Playing XI No.1 For Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Keeper – Quinton de Kock (c), Johnny Bairstow
Batsmen – Faf du Plessis, Jason Roy, Eoin Morgan
All-Rounders – Andile Phehlukwayo, Sam Curran, Ben Stokes (vc)
Bowlers – Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Jofra Archer
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Suggested Playing XI No. 2 For Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Quinton de Kock, Jos Buttler (vc)
Batsmen – Faf du Plessis (c), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan
All-Rounders – Sam Curran, Ben Stokes
Bowlers – Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Jofra Archer
SA vs ENG 1st T20I Expert Advice:
The surface at Newlands is a balanced one and will assist both the departments in this game. So prefer trying out a balanced combination, with in-form players from all the sections.
SA vs ENG Probable Winners:
South Africa are expected to win this match.