The three-match T20 series will begin on November 27 (Friday) between South Africa and England. After this, the second and third T20 matches will be played on 29 November and 1 December respectively.
While England are in the second place in the ICC rankings, headed by Eoin Morgan, on the other hand, South Africa are in fifth place led by Quinton de Kock.
Read first T20 match preview, Dream 11 and TV Info.
Pitch Report and Weather Condition
The first match will be played at Newlands in Cape Town on Friday, which will start at 09:30 pm Indian time.
According to reports, the time of day can be cloudy. Temperatures during the match are likely to hover around 23 degrees Celsius. The pitch can be helpful for batsmen. However, spinners may get some help.
In such a situation, a good scoring match can be expected in the first T20.
Best playing xi
The best playing XI of both the teams are as follows:
South Africa’s Best Playing XI: Quinton de Cock (captain and keeper), Reeja Hendrix, Rasi van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Heinrich Klassen, David Miller, Andile Fehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Tabrez Shamsi and Enrique Norkhia.
England’s Best Playing XI: Jose Butler (wicketkeeper), Jason Roy, David Malan, Johnny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (captain), Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Joffra Archer, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid and Mark Wood.
These IPL players will keep an eye on
The recent Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season was attended by several players from both teams.
Where Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada, Enrique Norkhia and Faf du Plessis will be seen in South Africa’s jersey. On the other hand players like youngster Sam Curran, Jose Butler, Joffra Archer and Johnny Bairstow will appear in the English team.
This series can be expected to be interesting due to the presence of big stars.
Rabada and Norkhia would like to take advantage of domestic conditions
England, led by Eoin Morgan, looks stronger. There are good all-rounders in the team, whose presence will strengthen the team. At the same time, everyone’s eyes will be on Jofra Archer’s performance.
On the other hand, Kagiso Rabada and Enrique Norkhia from South Africa would like to take advantage of their domestic situation. Both these bowlers had done a great performance on behalf of DC in IPL.
Our Best Dream 11 and TV Info
Best Dream 11: Di Cock (captain and keeper), Butler, Morgan (vice-captain), Malan, Du Plessis, Stokes, Curran, Archer, Rabada, Norkhia, Shamsi.
South Africa played two T20 series earlier this year and lost in both. England, on the other hand, have won two T20 series this year, while a series against Pakistan has been drawn.
The match will be broadcast live on Sony Ten Network and the Sonilive app.