ENG vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips: 1st T20 [Dream Team]

ENG vs SA Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of the 1st T20I match, South Africa tour of England.

England vs South Africa will play in the 1st T20I match of the three-match T20I series at County Ground, Bristol. 


After the ODI series, it’s now time for the T20Is. England lost their last T20I series against India at home and will be desperate to perform in this series.

Their batting will be heavily dependent on their skipper Jos Buttler at the top. Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone will be their key players in the middle order whereas, Moeen Ali and Sam Curran will do the finishing duties.

With the ball, David Willey and Chris Jordan will be their key pacers and will bowl the crucial overs along with Sam Curran. Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali will be their lead spinners in this series.

England look a much stronger side after the return of Adil Rashid and Jonny Bairstow back into the T20I squad and will look to perform at their best.

South Africa:

South Africa looked very good in their last T20I series against India in India which ended 2-2. David Miller is named as the skipper of the side for this series.

With the bat, Quinton De Kock and Rassie Van der Dussen will do the bulk of scoring for them at the top. Aidem Markram will be their key batter in the middle order along with David Miller who will do the finishing duties for the team.

With the ball, Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje will lead the pace attack along with Lungi Ngidi. Keshav Maharaj and Tabraiz Shamsi will be their key spinners. They look well balanced with both bat and ball.

South Africa has a full-strength squad and will fancy their chances of winning the series.

England vs South Africa Match Details

ENG vs SA, 1st T20I, South Africa tour of England, 2022.

Date: 27th July, 2022

Time: 11:00 PM IST

Venue: County Ground, Bristol.

ENG vs SA Pitch Report 2022

Average 1st Innings score: 149

Average 2nd innings score: 148

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(The average score based on the overall T20I matches played on the ground so far)

The pitch at Bristol is expected to be a very good wicket to bat on. Pacers can get good help from the surface initially. Winning the toss and bowling first will be ideal.

England vs South Africa 1st T20I Weather Forecast

There is no chance of rain at the venue during the game and we are likely to see the full game without any rain interruptions.

ENG vs SA Live Streaming

The live streaming of England vs South Africa, 1st T20I will be available on the Sony Sports Network and also on the Sony Liv app.

You can also catch the live commentary, scorecard, and latest updates of the 1st T20I match between ENG vs SA by clicking here ENG vs IND Live Score.

ENG vs SA Head to Head in T20I

Matches Played: 22

ENG Won: 11

SA Won: 10

Tied: 0

No Result: 1

England vs South Africa recent form

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Team News (ENG vs SA)


  • They have announced a 14-member squad for this series.
  • Their squad is almost same as their last series against India.

South Africa:

  • They have announced a 17-member squad for the T20I series.
  • David Miller is named as the Captain of the side.
  • Rilee Rossouw is also back in the South African set up after a long gap.

ENG vs SA Probable Playing 11


Player NameRole
Jos Buttler (C & WK)RHB
Jason RoyRHB
David MalanLHB
Jonny BairstowRHB
Liam LivingstoneRHB+RAL
Phil Salt/Harry BrookRHB/RHB
Moeen AliLHB+RAO
David Willey/Sam CurranLAFM+LAFM
Chris JordanRAFM
Adil Rashid RAL
Reece TopleyLAFM
England Probable Playing 11

South Africa:

Player NameRole
Quinton De Kock (WK)LHB
Rilee RossouwLHB
Rassie Van Der DussenRHB
Aiden MarkramRHB+RAO
Heinrich KlaasenRHB
David Miller (C)LHB
Dwaine PretoriusRHB+RAFM
K Maharaj/T ShamsiLAO/LAC
Kagiso RabadaRAF
Anrich NortjeRAF
Lungi NgidiRAF
South Africa Probable Playing 11

Top picks and Player Stats (ENG vs SA Match)

England player Stats:

Jos Buttler:

(91 M, 2162 R, 33 A)

He is the skipper of the team and will open the innings. Buttler was average in the ODI series and will be hungry for runs in this series. He is an excellent pick for C and VC in ENG vs SA Dream11 Prediction.

Liam Livingstone:

(20 M, 342 R, 24 A + 38 O, 12 W)

He will contribute with both bat and ball and is known for his hard-hitting. Livingstone was decent in the ODI series but can be a game-changer pick in this game.

Jonny Bairstow:

(63 M, 1190 R, 26 A)

He is a right-handed batsman and is likely to bat in the middle order. Bairstow is in decent form and is another top pick.

Jason Roy:

(61 M, 1477 R, 24 A)

He will open the innings along with Buttler. Roy is not in good form but is a quality player and scores big anytime.

Mooen Ali:

(52 M, 708 R, 19 A + 114 O, 36 W)

He is another experienced all-rounder and will contribute with both bat and ball. Ali will be crucial with the ball against the left-handers.

David Willey:

(34 M, 113 O, 40 W)

He is a very talented bowler and will bowl in the powerplay. Willey was decent in the last series against India.

Adil Rashid:

(73 M, 253 O, 81 W)

He is a right-arm leg spinner and will bowl in the middle overs. Rashid will return to T20Is after a long gap and will be the player to watch out for.

South Africa Player Stats

Quinton De Kock:

(64 M, 1863 R, 33 A)

He will open the innings and is one of the best batsman of the team. De Kock is in read hot form and is must-have pick. He is another solid option for C and VC in ENG vs SA Dream11 Team.

Rassie Van Der Dussen:

(39 M, 1030 R, 38 A)

He is likely to bat at 3 and is one of the most consistent performer. Van Der Dussen was excellent in the ODI series.

Aiden Markram:

(20 M, 588 R, 39 A)

He will bat in the middle-order and can also bowl a few overs with the ball. Markram is another must-have pick.

Anrich Nortje:

(21 M, 71 O, 22 W)

He will be their key pacer and will bowl in powerplay and death. Nortje bowled very well in the ODI series.

Kagiso Rabada:

(44 M, 155 O, 51 W)

He is a very experienced fast bowler and will bowl in powerplay and death. Rabada was brilliant in the last T20I series against India.

Lungi Ngidi:

(25 M, 83 O, 1 W)

He is right-arm fast bowler and will bowl in powerplay and death. Ngidi was also solid in the last series and be a trump card.

Dwaine Pretorius:

(27 M, 223 R, 20 A + 72 O, 28 W)

He is a very experienced all-rounder of the team and will contribute with both bat and ball. Pretorius is in very good form and will be a crucial pick.

David Miller:

(100 M, 1882 R, 32 A)

He is the skipper of the team and will do the finishing duties. Miller is in great touch in this format.

ENG vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction

ENG vs SA 2022 Dream11 Prediction for Small Leagues:

J Buttler (C), Q de Kock (Vc)

J Bairstow, R van der Dussen, A Markram

D Pretorius, L Livingstone

C Jordan, K Rabada, R Topley, A Nortje

There are many good players so this is a very risky match for small leagues.

ENG vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction of the 1st T20I
ENG vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction of the 1st T20I

ENG vs SA 1st T20I Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • R Rossouw, D Malan, L Ngidi, D Willey and Adil Rashid are also good picks.
  • D Pretorius and L Livingstone are also good for C and Vc.

Captain and Vice-Captain (ENG vs SA 2022)

  • Jos Buttler
  • Quinton De Kock
  • Liam Livingstone
  • Aiden Markram
  • Kagiso Rabada

Also read:

How to choose the best Captain and Vice-Captain in Dream11

ENG vs SA Trump Card pick:

Jason Roy:

He is a very attacking player and will open the innings. Roy is not at his best but can be a trump card pick in this game.

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

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.

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