The England National Cricket Team will take on South Africa in the 2nd T20I of the series on Sunday. England won the first game while chasing a score of 180 but that win came after giving several chances to South African team during the middle phases.
English captain didn’t look satisfied and will be expecting his team to perform even better in winning causes. South African team will have to look into their team composition and their bowlers will have to restrict the English side cheaply in this game to keep the series alive.
SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Details:
England will be playing the second game of the three-match T20 international series against the host South Africa at Boland Park, Paarl. This match is scheduled to be started at 06:00 PM IST.
SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Preview:
The South African team posted a competitive total and started well with the bowl but lost their way in the middle phase. They will have to rectify that issue if they have to restrict this ruthless English batting lineup.
The English team will be hoping for better performances from their openers as they got out cheaply in the first game. Their death bowling was average and they will look to improve on that. South African team has to win this game to level the series and take the series to the decider.
SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 28 degree Celsius on the match day, the sky will be clear and sunny, and no rain is expected to intervene in the play.
SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Pitch Report:
The surface at Boland Park is neutral and assisted both batters and bowlers equally. As the game progresses, wrist spinners will come into play. A total of around 170 will be a competitive score to defend and chase.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
Won- 4 ; Lost- 1; Tie-0.
SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Probable XIs:
England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Adil Rashid, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer, Sam Curran.
Bench: Reece Topley, Sam Billings, Mark Wood, Moeen Ali.
South Africa: Pite van Biljon, Quinton de Cock, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klassen, David Miller, George Linde, Tabraiz Shamsi, Beuren Hendricks, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi.
Bench: Temba Bavuma, Janneman Malan, Andile Phehlukwayo, JJ Smuts, Dwaine Pretorius, Kyle Verreynne, Junior Dala, Keshav Maharaj, Glenton Stuurman.
SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Jason Roy will be expected to provide an explosive start for his team, which he is more than capable of. He will be a good captaincy option in grand leagues.
Jos Buttler is the kind of player that can change the game on his own. He was allowed to open in this series which increases his fantasy potential as he will get more balls to play and will also be keeping for his side.
Sam Curran was phenomenal with the ball initially and took 3 wickets for his side. He can bat as well and will provide points from all the three departments of the game.
Faf du Plessis is a reliable middle-order batsman and batsman of his skills will be very productive in these kind of pitches. He also scored a decent amount of runs in the first game.
Quinton de Cock is the destructive left-hander opener and he was in hot form during the IPL, and also looked good in the first game. He can also provide fantasy points through his keeping work.
SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Dawid Malan, Jos Buttler, Quinton de Cock, Faf du Plessis
Vice-Captain – Sam Curran, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Quinton de Cock, Jos Buttler (VC)
Batsmen – Dawid Malan, Jason Roy, Faf du Plessis (C)
All-rounders – George Linde, Sam Curran, Ben Stokes
Bowlers – Lungi Ngidi, Jofra Archer, Kagiso Rabada
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Jonny Bairstow, Quinton de Cock (C)
Batsmen – Faf du Plessis, Dawid Malan (VC), Temba Bavuma, Eoin Morgan
All-rounders – Sam Curran, Ben Stokes
Bowlers – Jofra Archer, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi
SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Expert Advice:
The pitch is neutrally assisting both batters and bowlers. All-Rounders have a greater role in such pitches as they get to bat in these sort of pitches hence their fantasy potential increases. Players like Sam Curran will be highly sorted after players by experienced fantasy managers.
SA vs ENG 2nd T20I Match Probable Winners:
Captain Morgan didn’t look satisfied despite winning the first game and he labelled the victory as average. He was well aware that the South African team was rusty and they gave them many chances to come back in the game. We expect England to win this game and seal the series.