ENG vs SA Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Updates
Jonny Bairstow is a good captaincy pick for this match.
Updated - Jul 26, 2022 1:28 pm
England (ENG) will lock horns with South Africa (SA) in the first fixture of the T20I series at County Ground, Bristol. The ODI series witnessed being tied 1-1, and it is expected to be another hard-fought series. In their last T20I series, England lost to India, while South Africa are coming after a 2-2 T20I series against India.
The key players of the English team will be Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone. On the other hand, Proteas will rely on the contributions of Quinton de Kock and Anrich Nortje.
England vs South Africa, 1st T20I
Venue: County Ground, Bristol
Date & Time: 27th July at 11:00 PM IST and 6:30 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network & Sony LIV
ENG vs SA, 1st T20I, Pitch Report:
It will the pitch conducive for the batters and will make life a little tough for the bowlers. A total of 150 would be the par score on this surface. The team chasing down the score have won most of the games this year.
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ENG vs SA, 1st T20I, Probable Playing XIs:
Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Philip Salt, Dawid Malan, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan David Willey, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley/Richard Gleeson
Reeza Hendricks, Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen/ Rilee Rossouw, David Miller (c), Dwaine Pretorius, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi
Top Picks for ENG vs SA Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batters
Rassie Van der Dussen:
The in-form batter was the leading run-scorer in the ODI series with 160 runs in three innings. He has over 1000 runs in the T20I format.
Bairstow has been in sensational form in the last few international series. In three games of the ODI series, he contributed 91 runs. In 63 T20Is, he has scored 1190 runs.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
The quality all-rounder has been consistent with his contributions in both departments. In 20 T20Is, he has 342 runs and 12 wickets.
Top Picks- Bowlers
The talented pacer picked up the most wickets (6) in the ODI series and should surely be on your radar.
Along with taking wickets in the powerplay, Willey is a useful floater with the bat, who can score quick runs.
Top Picks- Wicketkeeper
Quinton de Kock:
Quinton finally returned to form in the final ODI, wherein he remained not-out on 92 off 76 balls. He has 1863 runs in the shortest format.
ENG vs SA Must Picks Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Jonny Bairstow||1190 runs|
|Liam Livingstone||342 runs & 12 wickets|
|Anrich Nortje||22 wickets|
|Quinton de Kock||1863 runs|
|Rassie Van der Dussen||1030 runs|
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ENG vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow (c), Rassie Van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Dawid Malan, David Miller, Liam Livingstone, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Jordan, Anrich Nortje (vc), Adil Rashid
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ENG vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Quinton de Kock (c), Jonny Bairstow, Rassie Van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Liam Livingstone (vc), Moeen Ali, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Jordan, Anrich Nortje, David Willey
ENG vs SA Risky Captaincy Choices:
The England skipper scored only 31 runs in two innings of the 50-over series and has been out of form.
Although Miller was in terrific form in the IPL, he has not continued the same momentum in international cricket.
Players you should avoid:
The talented spinner has not taken enough wickets in the last few appearances, and should be avoided at least for this game.