Get England vs South Africa Match 1st T20 Match Prediction. The 1st T20I match of the ongoing series between England vs South Africa is scheduled to be played on 27th July 2022 at Bristol. Who will win Eng vs SA 1st T20 2022.
South Africa is playing a Bilateral series against England. The tour will feature 3-ODIs, 3-T20Is, and as many Test Matches. The 3-match ODI series between both teams was equalized by 1-1 as the last game was delayed due to poor weather conditions.
Notably, the upcoming T20 matches are quite crucial for both engaging sides as their performances during these games will reveal their preparations for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Besides, the series will help them find vital combinations of bowlers and batters.
England vs South Africa 1st T20I Match Prediction
South Africa is a hot favorite for the 1st T20 Match. There are various reasons behind this crucial call. Above all, Proteas holds a pretty decent winning record against England in the T20 format. Out of the last 5 T20 games, South Africa won 3, while England claimed victory in 2-matches only.
The English side has named their Best and Experienced T20 squad for the upcoming match against South Africa. They have World’s Best T20 Batsmen, like Jos Buttler, Jonathan Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, and Dawid Malan. In addition, the team showcases a quality pace attack.
In Contrast, South Africa will highly rely on Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, and David Miller during the upcoming game. No doubt, they have strong batting and bowling unit. However, the team expects more from the players named above.
The playing conditions at Bristol are looking favorable for Batters. However, bowlers will get a bit of swing and bounce with the new bowl. According to experts, any total above 170-runs is defendable on this surface.
England vs South Africa 1st T20 Team Squads
Both participating sides have announced their initial 15-Member Squads ahead of the 3-match T20 series. Jost Buttler will lead the English side in this crucial series, whereas Proteas will play under the captaincy of Temba Bavuma.
England T20 Squad (possible): Jos Buttler (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Richard Gleeson, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, David Willey.
South Africa T20 Squad (possible): Temba Bavuma (captain), Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock (wk), Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, George Linde, Andile Phehlukwayo and Lizaad Williams.