Dynamic England is set to make its return in ODI after a successful world cup campaign. While they have looked to dominate over the host in the test format.
South Africa is continuously struggling as a team after the retirement of greats of the games, likes of AB De Villers, Hashim Amla, etc. However, they will seek some better performance under the new leader Quinton De Kock.
Match & Broadcasting Details
Match: South Africa vs England, 1st ODI
Date and Time: Feb 4, 01:00 PM Local
Stadium: Newlands – Cape Town, South Africa
TV – SuperSport, Sky Sports, Sony Six, Fox Sports, ATN Cricket Plus, Willow TV, Astro Cricket HD, Star Cricket, OSN Sports Cricket
Online Streaming: SonyLIV, Sky Go, Now TV, SuperSport Live, Willow TV Online
South Africa vs England Head to Head
The battle has been very much even-steven between these two powerhouses of the game.
|Match Played||South Africa||England Won||Tie||No Results|
South Africa Probable XI
Quinton de Kock (c, wk), Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der DussenTemba Bavuma, David Miller, JJ Smuts, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lungi Ngidi, Beuran Hendricks, Bjorn Fortuin, Tabraiz Shamsi
South Africa Key players
Quinton De Kock: One of the best wicket-keeper batsmen Quinton De Kock form will be crucial for team success.
Lungi Ngidi: Got the place by proving his fitness by claiming 3-40 against the Titans. Besides, he also has a very decent ODI career with 41 wickets in 22 matches in his name.
England Probable XI
Jonny Bairstow (wk), Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Joe Denly, Tom Banton, Moeen Ali, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Matt Parkinson, Chris Woakes
England Key Players
Jason Roy: This destructive opening batsman all ready showed his capability as a batsman. Moreover, he will look to continue his excellent run in the cricket world cup 2019.
Chris Jordan: Got the rewards for his consistent cricket in the 20 over format.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
Newlands pitch tends to assist the spinner than another typical South African pitch. Batsmen will also enjoy playing their shots as well.
There will not be any threats of rain ahead of the first ODI. However, due might be a big issue in the second innings as well.
Both teams might prefer to chase considering the dew factor.
Online cricket betting tips New Zealand vs. India:
- World Champion England will play its maiden ODI after the famous win in the final.
- England has decided to go with a mixture of youth and experience to get a fair idea about their pipeline.
- On the flip side, South Africa will target to resurgence performance after a disseminating World cup 2019.
In our opinion, England is favorite to win by a few distances.