Match: England vs South Africa, T20I Match 3 of 3
Date: 31st July 2022
Time: 7:00 PM IST
Venue: Rose Bowl, Southampton
Pitch Condition: The second T20I will be played in The Rose Bowl, Southampton. The pitch will be helpful for batters. Also, the flat surface may be beneficial for the bowlers. The par score has always been around 170 runs as per the history of the pitch. The team winning the toss has always preferred to bat to set a high score.
England vs South Africa – The Squad
England: Jos Buttler (C), Dawid Malan, Harry Brook, Jason Roy, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Jonny Bairstow, Phil Salt, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan, David Willey, Reece Topley, Richard Gleeson.
South Africa: David Miller (C), Aiden Markram, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Reeza Hendricks, Rilee Rossouw, Tristan Stubbs, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Heinrich Klaasen, Quinton de Kock, Anrich Nortje, Gerald Coetzee, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Wayne Parnell.
England vs South Africa – Performance in the Past Matches
England has won the first T20 in a convincing manner with the savage knock of Jonny Bairstow. His unbeaten 90 runs helped England post a total in excess of 200. After the defeat in the second T20I, England will be hoping for a similar attack to win the series. On the other hand, South Africa responded perfectly in the second T20I as they leveled the series at 1-1. Rilee Rossouw with his 95 off 55 balls became the star of the match as he helped South Africa to come back into the series. So, they too aim to win the match at Southampton.
England vs South Africa – Face to Face
England and South Africa faced each other in 6 T20 matches in ICC T20 World Cup tournaments. Out of the 6 games, England has won 2 whereas South Africa has come out victorious 4 times. The highest total posted by England against South Africa is 230 runs while the highest score posted by South Africa is 229 while these two clashed with each other in World Cup. Both the teams are in a tie in the T20 format and the third match will be the series decider.
Here our experts at FCL are giving a prediction for the coming match. Hope you could find it helpful in any means.
Wicket-Keepers: Jose Butler, Quinton de Kock
Batsmen: Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Jonny Bairstow
All-Rounders: Liam Livingstone,Moeen Ali
Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley
Captain: Rilee Rossouw
Vice-Captain: Jose Butler
Wicket-Keepers: Heinrich Klaasen, Quinton de Kock
Batsmen: Reeza Hendricks, Van der Dussen, David Malan, Jonny Bairstow
All-Rounders: A Phehlukwayo,Moeen Ali
Bowlers: Lungi Ngidi, Reece Topley, Chris Jordan
Captain: Moeen Ali
Vice-Captain: Quinton de Kock
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