England suffered a slim sequence defeat to India within the just lately concluded ODI sequence as Jos Buttler’s turbulent begin to full-time captaincy continued after shedding the T20I sequence in opposition to the identical opposition earlier.
However the English facet received’t have a lot time to lick their wounds as a combative South African group visits the English shores for an ODI and T20I sequence. The Proteas will have interaction within the first ODI of the three-match sequence on nineteenth July, Tuesday on the Riverside Stadium.
South Africa, Not like the hosts, hasn’t performed any cricket since their T20I sequence in opposition to India final month, which completed 2-2, and shall be itching to get again onto the sphere amidst a jampacked worldwide calendar. They are going to be with out their influential skipper Temba Bavuma, recovering from an elbow damage sustained in opposition to India. Keshav Maharaj will lead the facet on his behalf as a substitute.
Pitch and circumstances
The floor on the Riverside Stadium is without doubt one of the decrease scoring grounds within the nation, and the group chasing has received 11 of the 18 matches performed on the venue. The pacers shall be a handful on the venue with early seam motion on supply and the group successful the toss would like to bowl first, and a primary innings tally of below 240 will favor the chasing facet.
Taking part in Mixtures for ENG vs SA
Buttler shall be involved with the recurrent failure of his top-order batters within the ODI sequence in opposition to India however will again them to come back good within the upcoming white ball sequence in opposition to the Proteas. Matthew Potts, who has been spectacular in red-ball cricket for the hosts, has made it to the ODI squad and shall be desperate to mark his impression in white-ball cricket as properly. Adil Rashid additionally returns to the squad after his return from Pilgrimage duties.
Predicted Taking part in XI: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Matthew Potts, Reece Topley
South Africa shall be sweating on the health of star opener Quinton de Kock as he recovers from a finger damage. Aiden Markram and David Miller can have added obligations within the center order within the absence of Bavuma.
Predicted Taking part in XI: Janneman Malan, Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj (c), Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi.
ENG vs SA Head to Head
Performed- 63 | England- 28 | South Africa- 30 | No Consequence – 4 | Tied – 1 |
ENG vs SA Broadcast Particulars
Match Timings- 5:30 PM IST
Sony SIX and Sony LIV app (reside streaming)