South Africa vs England First T20 Match Preview, Team News, Prediction

South Africa vs England First t20 Match Preview, Team News, Prediction.

South Africa will lock horns against England in the first T20 match of the series starting on November 27. The South Africa vs England First t20 will be a star studded clash and  Alley Sport is here to bring you all the updates from the cricket world.

South Africa vs England First T20 Match Preview

South Africa vs England First t20 Match is set to take place on November 27 at the newlands, cape town. South Africa have been handed their first assignment after a long pandemic break due to the corona virus and they will look to start their international campaign back on track on a high note. After all the issues around the CSA board, England have landed in South Africa and a high voltage game is expected.

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South Africa vs England First T20

With no spectators allowed at the stadiums yet, England will look to stamp their authority in the T20 series with their star players having a good IPL. The captaincy of Eoin Morgan has been excellent in the white ball setup and on that account he replaced Dinesh Karthik as the captain of Kolkata team at the midway stage of the IPL.

South Africa vs England First t20 Team News

The South Africa side will be captained by their star batsman Quinton De Kock who had an impressive IPL and experienced hands of Faf Duplessis and David Miller will need to step up. Rassie van der Dussen is one of the brighter youngsters coming up and has been a wonder since breaking into the internationals. Kagiso Rabada will lead the pace attack with the likes of Nortje and Ngidi to support him through the ranks.

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On the other hand, England will have the services of Jofra Archer who has been sensational in the 2020 IPL. Ben Stokes returns to the T20 squad along with his RR team mate Jos Buttler while Joe Root misses out on the T20 squad. Dawid Malan and Sam billings has been in great form of late and allrounders Sam Curran, Moeen Ali and Chris Jordan, all make it to the squad after some game time from the IPL.

South Africa vs England First T20 squads

England Men’s T20I Squad: Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wk), Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood 

South Africa Men’s Squad: Quinton de Kock (captain), Temba Bavuma, Junior Dala, Faf du Plessis, Bjorn Fortuin, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Janneman Malan, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lutho Sipamla, Jon-Jon Smuts, Glenton Stuurman, Pite van Biljon, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne

South Africa vs England First T20 match prediction

On paper, England have really high quality players and it will be a battle between the South African quicks and the hard hitting top order of England. It will be a close encounter for sure and South Africa seems to have an upper hand on the overall look of the side with conditions favoring the home side. What’s your South Africa vs England First T20 Match Preview?

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