ENG vs SA Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update of the match between England and South Africa. They will play against each other for the first time in the three-match Test series between them.
ENG vs SA Match Details South Africa Tour of England 1st Test:
The 1st Test match between England and South Africa will be played from 17th August at the Lord’s Cricket Ground, Lord’s.
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ENG vs SA Match Preview South Africa Tour of England 1st Test:
South Africa Tour of England started with a three-match ODI series which ended in a draw. After that, they played three matches against each other in the T20I series where South Africa thrashed England by 2-1. Now, both the teams are set to take on each other in a three-match Test series which will begin on the 17th of August, with the first Test.
England is currently placed at the seventh position on the points table of the ICC World Test Championship while South Africa is currently placed at the top of the points table.
England won four matches out of their recent five Test matches while South Africa, too, won four of their recent five Test games.
These two teams have played 153 Test matches against each other to date. Out of those 153 matches, England won 64 matches while South Africa managed to secure 34 wins as the remaining 55 matches ended up with a draw. A great cricketing series is anticipated once again here.
ENG vs SA Match Weather Report South Africa Tour of England 1st Test:
The temperature is expected to hover around 17°C on the matchdays, with 76% humidity and 5-10 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
ENG vs SA Match Pitch Report South Africa Tour of England 1st Test:
The surface at the Lord’s provides a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive a decent amount of help from the surface. Spinners can come lethal in the middle overs while pacers will be in the game throughout. The surface is not expected to change much over the days of play.
Average 1st innings score:
The average first innings score on this wicket is 243 runs.
Record of chasing teams:
The team batting second has great records here. They have maintained a winning percentage of 60 on this ground.
ENG vs SA Match Injury Update South Africa Tour of England 1st Test:
(Will be added when there is an update)
ENG vs SA Match Probable XIs South Africa Tour of England 1st Test:
England: Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes ©, Ben Foakes (wk), Stuart Broad, Matthew Potts, Jack Leach, James Anderson
South Africa: Dean Elgar ©, Sarel Erwee, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Ryan Rickelton, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Marco Jansen, Simon Harmer, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Jonny Bairstow is a right-handed batsman from England. He has smashed 5415 runs in his 87 matches Test career so far and will be hoping to create a huge impact here as well.
Joe Root is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler from England. He has hammered 10458 runs and taken 47 wickets in 121 matches Test career so far. He has the potential to contribute massively with the bat in this game.
Ben Stokes is a left-handed batsman and right-arm medium fast bowler from England. He has smacked 5280 runs and picked up 183 wickets in the 82 matches Test career so far.
Aiden Markram is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler from South Africa. He has marked 1973 runs in his 31 matches Test career so far and can play a significant role once again in this match.
ENG vs SA Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices South Africa Tour of England 1st Test:
Captain – Joe Root, Ben Stokes
Vice-Captain – Aiden Markram, Jonny Bairstow
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ENG vs SA Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Jonny Bairstow
Batsmen – Rassie van der-Dussen, Dean Elgar, Zak Crawley
All-rounders – Joe Root (C), Aiden Markram (VC), Ben Stokes
Bowlers – James Anderson, Kagiso Rabada, Craig Overton, Anrich Nortje
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ENG vs SA Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Jonny Bairstow (VC)
Batsmen – Rassie van der-Dussen, Dean Elgar, Keegan Petersen
All-rounders – Joe Root, Aiden Markram, Ben Stokes (C)
Bowlers – James Anderson, Kagiso Rabada, Craig Overton, Marco Jansen
ENG vs SA Match Expert Advice South Africa Tour of England 1st Test:
Joe Root will be a safe multiplier choice for the mini grand leagues as well as small leagues. Keegan Peterson and Marco Jensen are among the punt-picks here. The best-suggested fantasy/Dream11 combination for this game is 1-3-3-4.
ENG vs SA Match Probable Winners South Africa Tour of England 1st Test:
Considering the home advantage, England is expected to win this match.