South Africa vs England, 1st ODI Match, Preview, squads & tv Channels

Cricket News: South Africa vs England, 1st ODI Match, Preview, squads news & Pitch report


Southern Africans from a certain segment may have claimed before the T20I series that England is not the 2019 men’s world cup champions. That they’re just the masters, including the guardians.

It is accurate that the team of Eoin Morgan did not win the final against New Zealand and ended up with an obscure technicality to win the trophy. It’s the boundary count if England are champions of anything. Nothing more Nothing else. What occurred at the Lord’s podium on July 14 last year was no different from a football team that won a football trophy, for it won more kicks than the others.

But unexpectedly on the field, South Africans who would be so audacious – or so pigheaded. Your team has hypothesis that the T20Is were not as unilateral as they seemed to be. Does it really matter? Five wickets, 4 wickets, nine wickets have been won by England. Two matches have been the last, but it’s naive to say that South Africa has not managed to keep up with each game’s visitors.

Is there any other ODI? Maybe not the portents are telling. Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Dawid Malan, Sam Curran and Chris Jordan have been sent home by England. The squad included Joe Root, Chris Woakes, Liam Livingstone, Olly Stone and Lewis Gregory. Faf du Plessis and Pite van Biljon, Bjorn Fortuin and Reeza Hodricks remain in South Africa. South Africa releases Kagiso Rabada and Dwaine Pretorius have been taken from the race by injuries.

If you win, it’s easily preferable to be without stars like Du Plessis and Rabada, not to have players of the calibre of Stokes, Archer and Malan. So, as with the T20Is, England starts in pole position with this Series.

South Africans have a higher level of space for breathing and evaluating situations, plotting and playing. Of course, the English too. But they don’t need it with their look.

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Match: South Africa vs England
Series: England tour of South Africa, 2020
Date: Sunday December 6, 2020
Time: 13:00 local / 11:00 GMT / 16:00 PST
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town

Match Result:

Match Abandoned Without a ball bowled…..

Weather and Pitch Conditions:

The two T20Is played on the field earlier than was seen. More pressure on tossing correctly: the first-striked teams have won 24 of Newlands’ 33 day/night ODIs. In just nine days/nights, first fielding was the good option. This is apparently linked to the excess of humidity in the night air.

Today’s Playing XI:

South Africa:

Quinton de Kock, Janneman Malan, Jon-Jon Smuts, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, George Linde, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi


Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Tom Curran, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid

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