Match Preview: England vs South africa

The last game played between them was filled with thrill. South Africa scored a big total and won the match by just 3 runs.
After losing the first match South Africa has come back strongly.
Now in the third and final T20 at Cardiff as everything is at stake.
In the final T20, the English side will be to have a proper game plan and execute it in the middle. They will hold the advantage as they have been playing in home conditions.
A big relief for South Africa side will be that Bairstow won’t be playing the third T20.
Overton and Malan will be debuted in today’s game. As Morgan said that everyone will get a chance to play in this series.
South Africa on the hand will hope that their batting unit clicks together as a unit. Farhaan Behardein, Miller and Morris will be the ones to do the job with the bat. Meanwhile, since Cardiff might be suited to the slow bowlers, Imran Tahir might  make a return.

Last 5 Completed Matches
England LWLLW
South Africa WLWLL

Weather Condition:
There is a chance of some rain early on. It may assist the seamers

Pitch Condition:
The match is played in the same ground where Pakistan defeated England. This time the match will be on a fresh pitch.

Probable XI
South Africa 1 JJ Smuts, 2 Reeza Hendricks, 3 AB de Villiers (capt), 4 David Miller, 5 Farhaan Berhardien, 6 Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), 7 Chris Morris, 8 Andile Phehlukwayo, 9 Morne Morkel, 10 Dane Paterson, 11 Tabraiz Shamsi/Imran Tahir

England 1 Jason Roy, 2 Alex Hales, 3 Dawid Malan, 4 Eoin Morgan (capt), 5 Liam Livingstone, 6 Jos Buttler (wk), 7 Liam Dawson, 8 David Willey, 9 Craig Overton, 10 Liam Plunkett, 11 Tom Curran

Watch Out For:
Chris Morris: he was awarded man of the match in the last match where South Africa clinched the victory just by 3 runs. He got 2 important breakthroughs for his team. He makes bowling as well as batting unit strong by his Presence

Malan: Today would be his debut match. He would love to score runs for his team to mark his presence in the playing XI. He is a talented player. He is performing very well for England Lions side since a long time.

Stat and trivia

* England have previously played three T20 internationals at Cardiff, winning all of them.


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