SA vs ENG Match Details, 1st ODI
South Africa and England will face off in the first ODI at the Manguang Oval in Bloemfontein. The game is set to take place at 4:30 PM IST.
SA vs ENG, 1st ODI
Date and Time: 27th January 2023, 4:30 PM IST
Venue: Manguang Oval, Bloemfontein
Live Streaming: Sony LIV
Broadcast: Sony Sports Network
SA vs ENG pitch report for 1st ODI
The average first-innings score over the last three ODIs at this venue reads 289, indicating a good batting track. Pacers are expected to rule the roost, having accounted for 65 percent of the wickets. The powerplay phase will also be crucial with nearly 20 percent of the wickets falling in the first 10 overs in the last three ODIs. Teams will look to bat first upon winning the toss, with the pitch not expected to change much during the course of the game.
Record at the Manguang Oval in ODIs (Last 3 ODIs)
Matches won by teams batting first: 2
Matches won by teams bowling first: 1
1st-innings score: 289
2nd-innings score: 200
SA vs ENG probable playing 11s for today’s match
South Africa injury/team news
No injury concerns for South Africa.
South Africa probable playing 11
Quinton de Kock (wk), Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Keshav Maharaj, Wayne Parnell, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi.
England injury/team news
No injury concerns for England.
England probable playing 11
Jason Roy, Phil Salt/Ben Duckett, Dawid Malan, Harry Brook, Jos Buttler (c&wk), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Reece Topley and Adil Rashid.
SA vs ENG Dream11 match top picks
Top Wicketkeeper Pick
Quinton de Kock (135 matches, 5833 runs, Average: 45.57)
Quinton de Kock is a proven performer in the ODI format, scoring 5833 runs at an average of 45.57. He has 46 scores of 50 or more in 135 matches, indicating a high conversion rate. With De Kock in decent form in SA20, he is a top pick for your SA vs ENG Dream11 prediction team.
Top Batter Pick
Dawid Malan (12 matches, 455 runs, Average: 50.56)
Dawid Malan has had a fine start to his ODI career, scoring 455 runs in 12 matches. He is averaging 50.56 in his short career with four scores of 50 or more to his name. Given his prior record in South African conditions, Malan is a decent pick for your SA vs ENG Dream11 prediction team.
Top All-rounder Pick
Aiden Markram (44 matches, 1088 runs, 11 wickets)
Aiden Markram is in good form coming into the series, scoring 200 runs and picking up eight wickets in eight SA20 matches. He has a decent record in this format as well, scoring 1088 runs and chipping in with 11 wickets. With Markram likely to take up the sixth bowler’s role and bat at No. 4, he is a must-have in your SA vs ENG Dream11 prediction team.
Top Bowler Pick
Chris Woakes (108 matches, 157 wickets, Average: 29.75)
Chris Woakes is a world-class new-ball bowler in this format, often swinging the ball effectively. He has 157 wickets in 108 matches with an average of 29.75. He has been in pretty decent form in ILT20, impressing for the Warriors. Given his experience, Woakes is a top pick for your SA vs ENG Dream11 prediction team.