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England vs South Africa | 1st T20 | Playing 11

England vs South Africa, 1st T20I 

Stadium : The Rose Bowl, Southampton 

– We expect a high scoring match with a batting friendly wicket.
– The weather is hot in Southampton and the pitch is likely to be hard, flat and true. 

Venue Scoring Pattern :  

Avg 1st inn score: 182
Avg 2nd inn score:148
Highest Total: 248/6 (20 Ov) by Aus vs Eng 
Lowest Total: 79/10 (14.3 Ov) by Aus vs Eng 
Highest Chased: 144/2 (17.3 Ov) by Eng vs SL 
Lowest Defended: 163/10 (20 Ov) by SL vs Eng 

Stats of Last 5 Matches:

England L-L-W-L-W (completed matches, most recent first)
South Africa W-L-L-W-W 

Players in Form : 

– Alex Hales
– Eoin Morgan
– Mark Wood
– David Miller
– Imran Tahir

Fantasy Playing 11:  

TEAM 1 :  

WK : Jos Buttler

BAT : Eoin Morgan, Jonny Bairstow, AB de Villers, Jason Roy, Sam Billings 

ALL : JJ Smuts, Chris Morris

BOWL : Liam Plunkett, Imran Tahir, Mark Wood

TEAM 2 :  

WK : Mangaliso Mosehle

BAT : Eoin Morgan, Alex Hales, AB de Villers, Jason Roy, Reeza Hendricks 

ALL : JJ Smuts, Chris Morris

BOWL : Imran Tahir, Mark Wood, Chris Jordan


More Suggestions: 

Captain : AB de Villers, Alex Hales 

Vice Captain : Chris Morris, Eoin Morgan 

Note: Please check this page before 1 hour so that we can change the team if necessary.

England :  

Team News :  

  • Jason Roy could return to the England’s team as he played a match winning 91 score for Surrey in the Royal London One-Day Cup on Saturday.
    – Roy will open with Alex Hales while Sam Billings and Bairstow will take their place in the top six alongside Morgan and Jos Buttler.
    – Liam Livingstone have to wait until later in the series for his first outing. 
    – There are likely to be debuts for leg-spinner Mason Crane and Tom Curran alongside Chris Jordan and Mark Wood, who is only available for this first game, in the attack.

Playing XI :  

Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Sam Billings, Eoin Morgan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Liam Dawson, Chris Jordan, Tom Curran, Mason Crane, Mark Wood.

South Africa :  

Team News :  

– Quinton de Kock and Amla rested, South Africa will have a new opening combination JJ Smuts and Reeza Hendricks are expected to open the batting.
– David Miller and Farhaan Berhardien will form an experienced middle order.
– Mangaliso Mosehle will be the wicket keeper in de Kock’s absence.
– In the absence of Rabada, Andile Phehlukwayo may step up to take the new ball for the first time in international cricket.

Playing XI :  

JJ Smuts, Reeza Hendricks, AB de Villiers (c), David Miller, Farhaan Berhardien, Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dane Paterson, Imran Tahir

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