ENG vs SA: England will lock horns against South Africa in the 2nd T20I of the South Africa tour of England, 2022 on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
Jonny Bairstow’s imperious run of form with the bat continued as he smashed 90 in England’s 41-run win over South Africa in the 1st T20 international at Bristol on Wednesday.
Moeen Ali belted the Proteas bowlers all around the park to score England’s quickest T20 fifty, off just 16 balls and help the hosts post a mammoth total of 234 for the loss of 6 wickets.
South Africa, in reply, managed to score 193/8 in 20 overs. Tristan Stubbs’ 72 runs from 28 deliveries was the talk of the town as he announced himself on the international stage with the second fastest half-century in T20 matches for South Africa, off just 19 balls.
Heading into their next game, South Africa would be eager to level the series, while England will be looking to take an unassailable lead in the tournament.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 2nd T20I of the South Africa tour of England, 2022.
ENG vs SA Match Details
- Match: England vs South Africa, 2nd T20I
- Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022
- Time: 11:00 PM (IST)
- Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
The pitch at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff will be a balanced surface where pacers will get some early help with the new ball but overall batters will enjoy the shorter boundaries. Both teams will look to chase after winning the toss.
ENG vs SA Probable Playing XI
England Playing XI
Jos Buttler (C & WK), Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Richard Gleeson, Reece Topley.
South Africa Playing XI
Quinton de Kock (WK), Reeza Hendricks, Rilee Rossouw, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller (C), Tristan Stubbs, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches is 148 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 4
- Matches Lost: 1
- Draw/No Result/Abandoned: 0
England & South Africa Last 5 Matches Stats
ENG vs SA Player Record/Stats (Must Picks)
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Jonny Bairstow||90 Runs|
|Lungi Ngidi||5 Wickets|
|Tristan Stubbs||72 Runs|
|Moeen Ali||52 Runs & 1 Wicket|
|Dawid Malan||43 Runs|
ENG vs SA Captaincy Picks
- Jonny Bairstow
- Lungi Ngidi
- Moeen Ali
ENG vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Jos Buttler, Tristan Stubbs
- Batters: Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan
- All-Rounders: Moeen Ali
- Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Reece Topley, Lungi Ngidi, Richard Gleeson
- Captain: Jonny Bairstow
- Vice-Captain: Lungi Ngidi
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Tristan Stubbs, Quinton de Kock
- Batters: Jonny Bairstow, Reeza Hendricks, Dawid Malan, David Miller
- All-Rounders: Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali
- Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Reece Topley, Lungi Ngidi
- Captain: Moeen Ali
- Vice-Captain: Tristan Stubbs
Probable Winner Of The Match
South Africa is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.