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