It is the second T20 International of the series where England have been on the dominating side, after winning ODI series they were able to defeat South Africa easily in the first T20I. This game will be played in Taunton which is one of the most high scoring ground in England.
Here is what are experts think about this game :
If England bats first
First inning score : 190-95
Win prediction : South africa will win the match by 4-5 wickets in a close contest
If South Africa bats first
First inning score : 185-90
Win prediction : England will win the match by 5 wickets.
From win prediction meter
England 55% , South Africa 45%.
It has been a good ground for chasers, so a lot will depend on the toss. England have a edge over South Africa being home conditions for them. A lot will depend on team combinations these two will play for this match.
It is very unpredictable to decide what will be Morgan’s choice going into this game Craig Overton may get a preference as it is his home venue. Rest will depend on how Morgan thinks.
England : 1 Jason Roy, 2 Alex Hales/Dawid Malan, 3 Jonny Bairstow, 4 Eoin Morgan (capt), 5 Sam Billings/Liam Livingstone, 6 Jos Buttler (wk), 7 Liam Dawson, 8 Chris Jordan, 9 David Willey 10 Liam Plunkett/Tom Curran., 11 Craig Overton
South Africa will definitely rope in services of Chris Morris who is considered as one of the best allrounder’s in the shortest format of the game.
South Africa : 1 JJ Smuts, 2 Reeza Hendricks, 3 AB de Villiers (capt), 4 David Miller, 5 Farhaan Berhardien, 6 Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), 7 Wayne Parnell, 8 Chris Morris, 9 Andile Phehlukwayo, 10 Imran Tahir, 11 Tabraiz Shamsi
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