ENG vs SA Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Updates

Jonny Bairstow is a good captaincy pick for this match.

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England (ENG) will lock horns with South Africa (SA) in the first fixture of the T20I series at County Ground, Bristol. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

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ENG vs SA Team Preview:

England (ENG) will lock horns with South Africa (SA) in the first fixture of the T20I series at County Ground, Bristol. The ODI series witnessed being tied 1-1, and it is expected to be another hard-fought series. In their last T20I series, England lost to India, while South Africa are coming after a 2-2 T20I series against India.

The key players of the English team will be Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone. On the other hand, Proteas will rely on the contributions of Quinton de Kock and Anrich Nortje.

Match Details:

England vs South Africa, 1st T20I

Venue: County Ground, Bristol

Date & Time: 27th July at 11:00 PM IST and 6:30 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network & Sony LIV

ENG vs SA, 1st T20I, Pitch Report:

It will the pitch conducive for the batters and will make life a little tough for the bowlers. A total of 150 would be the par score on this surface. The team chasing down the score have won most of the games this year.

Injury News:

(will be added if there is any update)

ENG vs SA, 1st T20I, Probable Playing XIs:


Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Philip Salt, Dawid Malan, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan David Willey, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley/Richard Gleeson

South Africa

Reeza Hendricks, Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen/ Rilee Rossouw, David Miller (c), Dwaine Pretorius, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi

Top Picks for ENG vs SA Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Batters

Rassie Van der Dussen:

The in-form batter was the leading run-scorer in the ODI series with 160 runs in three innings. He has over 1000 runs in the T20I format.

Jonny Bairstow:

Bairstow has been in sensational form in the last few international series. In three games of the ODI series, he contributed 91 runs. In 63 T20Is, he has scored 1190 runs.

Top Picks – All-Rounders

Liam Livingstone:

The quality all-rounder has been consistent with his contributions in both departments. In 20 T20Is, he has 342 runs and 12 wickets.

Top Picks- Bowlers

Anrich Nortje:

The talented pacer picked up the most wickets (6) in the ODI series and should surely be on your radar.

David Willey:

Along with taking wickets in the powerplay, Willey is a useful floater with the bat, who can score quick runs.

Top Picks- Wicketkeeper

Quinton de Kock:

Quinton finally returned to form in the final ODI, wherein he remained not-out on 92 off 76 balls. He has 1863 runs in the shortest format.

ENG vs SA T20 Must Picks Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player T20I Stats
Jonny Bairstow 1190 runs
Liam Livingstone 342 runs & 12 wickets
Anrich Nortje 22 wickets
Quinton de Kock 1863 runs
Rassie Van der Dussen 1030 runs

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ENG vs SA Dream11 Team for Fantasy Cricket:

Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow (c), Rassie Van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Dawid Malan, David Miller, Liam Livingstone, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Jordan, Anrich Nortje (vc), Adil Rashid

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ENG vs SA Dream11 Team for Fantasy Cricket:

Quinton de Kock (c), Jonny Bairstow, Rassie Van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Liam Livingstone (vc), Moeen Ali, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Jordan, Anrich Nortje, David Willey

Dream11 Prediction for England vs South Africa Team for Today Match
Dream11 Team Today for the 1st T20I between England (ENG) vs South Africa (SA) with Quinton de Kock as Captain and Liam Livingstone as Vice-Captain.

ENG vs SA Risky Captaincy Choices:

Jos Buttler:

The England skipper scored only 31 runs in two innings of the 50-over series and has been out of form.

David Miller:

Although Miller was in terrific form in the IPL, he has not continued the same momentum in international cricket.

Players you should avoid:

Tabraiz Shamsi:

The talented spinner has not taken enough wickets in the last few appearances, and should be avoided at least for this game.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.