England has already taken an unassailable lead of 2-0 in a three-match T20I series, they will now look to clean sweep the South African team at their home soil. England has won 8 T20I out of their last 9 T20Is. South African team will have to play their top game to avoid this sweep.
SA vs ENG 3rd T20I Match Details:
England will be playing the final game of the three-match T20 international series against the host South Africa at Six Gun Grill Newlands, South Africa This match is scheduled to be started at 09:30 PM IST.
SA vs ENG 3rd T20I Match Preview:
South Africa lost both the matches and with that the T20I series as well, they are expected to make few changes in their side. They have lost four out of their last five T20I matches and will quickly have to find the right balance to their side.
England, on the other hand, is having opposite shorter format form recently, they have already won the series and will be expecting an away sweep. They haven’t had a perfect game yet which Captain Morgan is still searching, this may be the perfect opportunity to have that perfect game since there’s no pressure of losing the series now.
SA vs ENG 3rd T20I Match Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 18-20 degree Celsius on the match day, the sky will have some scattered clouds but no rain is expected to intervene in the play.
SA vs ENG 3rd T20I Match Pitch Report:
The surface at Newlands is a batting-friendly one, the average first innings score here is 174 and it provides assistance to fast bowlers, and as the game progresses, wrist spinners will come into play.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
60% of the matches at Newlands have been won by the team batting first.
SA vs ENG 3rd T20I Match Injury Update:
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SA vs ENG 3rd 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 3rd T20I Match Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Jonny Bairstow is batting at number four in this series and is struggling at this new position but at Newlands when he last played a 86 runs innings, fantasy managers will have a keen interest on him looking at his venue performance.
Jason Roy has been struggling in this series at the top, although he will be given another opportunity to prove his worth likewise he will be eager to perform as he knows English bench strength is more than capable of replacing him.
Sam Curran is using the new ball exceptionally well, he took 3 wickets in game one and was wicketless in the second, but he will possess serious threats to the opponent’s openers on any pitch.
Quinton de Kock is the destructive left-hand opener and he scored a quickfire 30 runs off 18 balls before departing to Chris Jordan. 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.
Kagiso Rabada will be a key man in the bowling department, he will be licking his fingers at this pace-friendly Newlands pitch.
SA vs ENG 3rd T20I Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Quinton de Cock
Vice-Captain – Kagiso Rabada, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SA vs ENG 3rd T20I Match Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Quinton de Cock, Jonny Bairstow (C)
Batsmen – Dawid Malan, Riza Hendricks, Eoin Morgan
All-rounders – Sam Curran, Ben Stokes
Bowlers – Lungi Ngidi, Jofra Archer (VC), Kagiso Rabada, Adil Rashid
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SA vs ENG 3rd T20I Match Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Jonny Bairstow, Heinrich Klaasen
Batsmen – Faf du Plessis, Dawid Malan (VC), Eoin Morgan
All-rounders – Sam Curran, Ben Stokes (C)
Bowlers – Jofra Archer, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Jordan, Anrich Nortje
SA vs ENG 3rd T20I Match Expert Advice:
The pitch is batting-friendly but assists fast bowlers equally, top-order players that can play square of the wicket will be successful at this venue. Rabada and Nortje will be the important picks in this game.
SA vs ENG 3rd T20I Match Probable Winners:
After winning two in two, England are the favourites to clean sweep the host at their home.