ICC Cricket World Cup 2019- England vs South Africa Team Prediction and Preview

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019- England vs South Africa Team Prediction and Preview

The 12th edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup is knocking on our doorways and it will be played from 30 May to 14th of July in England and Wales, with the inaugural match to be played between the hosts England and South Africa.

England are the favorites to win this match as well as favorites of winning the world cup 2019. Given their super strong and match winners squad combined with the suitable home conditions, unarguably makes them the top contenders.

England vs South Africa 1st World Cup match preview

The hosts England will be taking on the “chokers” South African squad at the kickoff match of the ICC World Cup 2019 at the world famous – The Oval stadium in London from 3:00 PM.

English team is packed with some serious power hitters unlike any other team. They are capable of chasing and scoring any target and can literally destroy any bowling lineup. They will be looking forward to make their country proud with an impressive performance in the first match amidst the home crowd.

Meanwhile, South Africa will be playing without their prized possession AB De Villiers who retired last year. They still have a very decent team but there chances are considerably slim as compared to that of England.

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England vs South Africa Team Details

  • Teams: England vs South Africa
  • Match: 1st
  • Timing: 3 PM (IST)
  • Venue: The Oval, London

England vs South Africa Team Prediction

Both these teams must be willing to start strong so they will come up with their best possible playing XI. They won’t be taking any unnecessary risks. Below is what we think the England vs South Africa Playing XI prediction would be.

England Probably Playing XI

  • Eoin Morgan (c)
  • Jason Roy
  • Joe Denly
  • Joe Root
  • Ben Stokes
  • David Willey
  • Moeen Ali
  • Tom Curran
  • Jonny Bairstow
  • Chris Woakes
  • Alex Hales

South Africa Probably Playing XI

  • Faf Du Plessis (c)
  • Hashim Amla
  • David Miller
  • Quinton de Kock
  • JP Duminy
  • Chris Morris
  • Aiden Markram
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Lungi Ngidi
  • Dale Steyn
  • Imran Tahir

ENG vs SA Head to Head Prediction

  • Total Matches: 6 Match
  • England Won: 3 Match
  • South Africa Won: 3 Match
  • Tied/ Draw: 0 Match

Related: ICC Cricket World Cup All Time Winners List


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