England last lost a game at oval vs Proteas was in 1999
England vs South Africa: England, one of the top picks to win the World Cup, is good to go to play their first match against South Africa at the Kennington Oval in London. The Poms have needed to confront a couple of injury concerns, however, the majority of their players have recouped and are raring to go. The Eoin Morgan-drove group lost their practice match to Australia, yet made a breathtaking rebound, beating Afghanistan by nine wickets at The Oval.
The Proteas, then again, neglected Sri Lanka by 87 runs in Cardiff. Somehow, regrettably, their second match versus the Windies got surrendered because of the industrious downpour. Still, they had something to cheer as Hashim Amla got an unbeaten 51. To the extent their next match is concerned, South Africa last beat England at the Oval was in 1999 under the captaincy of Late Hansie Cronje.
There is a 40 percent shot of downpour at around 9 AM, which implies that there could be a deferred begin. The rate will descend, however, there is a slight shot of the challenge getting washed out. The humidity will remain around the 60s. There will be a lot of overcast spread for the duration of the day and the sun is probably not going to make its quality felt.
The Three Lions’ top-order is essentially arranged with Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow in amazing form. James Vince may not get an opportunity. Joe Root and Eoin Morgan, who recouped from a hand injury, shine the middle order. Jos Buttler will be basic as he needs to give them the completing kicks. Liam Plunkett and Jofra Archer did well in the warm-ups. The onus will likewise be on Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid to likewise contribute and attempt.
Probable Playing XI
J.Roy, J.Bairstow, J.Root, E.Morgan, B.Stokes, J.Buttler, M.Ali, C.Woakes, J.Archer, L.Plunkett, Adil Rashid
Quinton de Kock didn’t play the warm-ups and he may get a chance in the lineup. Hashim Amla coming back to frame is additionally a positive sign for the Proteas. Faf du Plessis and Van der Dussen additionally looked in OK contact in the last match. In the bowling office, Dale Steyn is set to pass up a great opportunity inferable from a shoulder injury. Regardless of that, the Proteas bowling assault looks a truly imposing one.
Probable Playing XI
H.Amla, Q.De.Kock, A.Markram, Faf.du.Plessis, J.P.Duminy, D.Miller, C.Morris, A.Phehlukwayo, K.Rabada, L.Ngidi, I,Tahir
Kagiso Rabada – South Africa , Joe Root – England
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Timings:- 15:00 IST; 10:30 local