Jonny Bairstow and Anrich Nortje are the top picks of this game.
ENG vs SA Team Previews:
England (ENG) and South Africa (SA) will clash in the third fixture of the bilateral ODI series at Headingley, Leeds. In the second ODI, England was all-out for a total of 201, with the match being reduced to 29 overs due to rain. Then, South Africa was dismissed for a low score of 83 and lost by 118 runs. With the series tied 1-1, it will be an intense battle between both teams to secure a series victory.
The likes of Dwaine Pretorius and Anrich Nortje will be the key players for Proteas, while England will rely on the contributions from Liam Livingstone and Jonny Bairstow.
England vs South Africa, 3rd ODI
Venue: Headingley, Leeds
Date & Time: 24th July at 3:30 PM IST and 11 AM Local Time
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network & Sony LIV
ENG vs SA, 3rd ODI Pitch Report:
The surface is expected to assist the batters in this game, and it will be a little tough for the bowlers to stop the flow of runs. The team chasing down the score have won most of the games at Leeds. A total of 275 will be the par score.
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ENG vs SA, 3rd ODI, Probable Playing XIs:
Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Philip Salt, Joe Root, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley
Janneman Malan, Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj (c), Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi
Top Picks for ENG vs SA Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batters
The prolific batter has been a saviour for the English team in the last few internationals with his hefty contributions. He has 48 runs in two games in this series.
Rassie van der Dussen:
Although the in-form Dussen could not provide a contribution in the second ODI, he still is the top scorer with 134 runs.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
The talented all-rounder finished with his career-best figures of 4/36 in the 2nd ODI and can also be handy with the bat.
Top Picks – Bowlers
The best bowler of this series has scalped six wickets at an economy of 7.57, with the top performance of 4/53.
The talented bowling all-rounder picked a single wicket and scored 21 in the second ODI and will be a key to the England side.
He is probably in his best form of life and returned with 2/17 in four overs of the second ODI. He was the leading wicket-taker in the last bilateral series against India.
Top Picks – Wicketkeeper
The experienced campaigner has been providing good starts to the team and has 91 runs in two innings of this series.
Klaassen played a fighting knock of 33 in the last game, and has 45 runs to his name in the ODI series.
ENG vs SA Must Picks Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ENG vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Heinrich Klaasen, Jonny Bairstow (c), Liam Livingstone, Rassie Van der Dussen, Joe Root, Sam Curran, Dwaine Pretorius, Tabraiz Shamsi, David Willey, Anrich Nortje (vc), Adil Rashid
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ENG vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Quinton de Kock, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone (c), Rassie Van der Dussen, Phil Salt, Sam Curran, Dwaine Pretorius (vc), Tabraiz Shamsi, Reece Topley, Anrich Nortje, Adil Rashid
ENG vs SA Risky Captaincy Choices:
The all-rounder was impressive with the contribution of 35 and a single wicket in the first ODI but still is a risky pick due to inconsistency in domestic cricket.
Quinton de Kock:
He is undergoing a rough phase for the Proteas and has not scored enough runs in the last few matches. He scored only 5 in the last game.
Players you should avoid:
The southpaw should be strictly avoided for this game, due to his poor form in the ODI series. He was dismissed for 12 in the second ODI.
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