After a reasonably lengthy hole for the reason that completion of the T20I and ODI sequence, England is all set to host South Africa in a three-match Take a look at sequence beginning August 17. The primary Take a look at can be performed on the Lord’s Cricket Floor and all eyes can be on the hosts, who haven’t misplaced a single Take a look at match since Brendon McCullum and Ben Stokes took the pinnacle coach and captain’s positions respectively.
The English Take a look at staff, which was witnessing a downfall, has emerged as a pressure to reckon with. The attacking method adopted by the gamers helped them beat the ICC World Take a look at Championship finalists of 2021- India and New Zealand. Whereas they gained the one-off Take a look at towards India to stage the long-due sequence at 2-2, they defeated New Zealand by 3-0 to begin off a brand new part of Take a look at cricket.
Nevertheless, England should pay attention to South Africa’s potential on this format despite the fact that they’ve a strong squad as a fallback. Kagiso Rabada might not be out there for the Proteas within the opening Take a look at, however they nonetheless have a robust staff that may take the assault on the hosts. An exciting Take a look at match on the famed Lord’s stadium awaits, with each groups vying to strike first within the sequence.
South Africa will attempt to get off to begin within the Checks towards England after a pleasing white-ball sequence. Previous to the Take a look at sequence, the South African facet confronted a significant setback when quick bowler Duanne Olivier was compelled to withdraw because of a grade 2 hip flexor muscle tear. He sustained the damage whereas enjoying the England Lions on tour.
When and the place to look at the England vs South Africa matches in India?
The three Checks will happen at Lord’s (London), Previous Trafford (Manchester), and Kennington Oval (London) between August 17 to September 12. All three matches are scheduled for 3:30 PM IST, which is 11:00 AM Native Time. In India, the matches can be broadcasted on tv by the Sony Sports activities Community, and the identical can be live-streamed on SonyLiv.
South Africa tour of England
Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope(w), Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes(c), Jack Leach, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Matty Potts, Ollie Robinson, Craig Overton, Harry Brook, Ben Foakes
South Africa Squad
Dean Elgar(c), Sarel Erwee, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne(w), Keegan Petersen, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lutho Sipamla, Lungi Ngidi, Simon Harmer, Khaya Zondo, Anrich Nortje, Ryan Rickelton, Glenton Stuurman