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England vs South Africa 1st Match Prediction

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England
311/8 in 50.0
6.22
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South Africa
207/10 in 39.5
5.20
May 30, 201909:30
Kennington Oval - London, England
Finished
England won by 104 runs
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ENG vs RSA Prediction

South Africa To Win the Match, 3.01
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  • England's batting depth is awesome and it is the number one ranked side in the world for well-deserved reasons
  • South Africa is a very good ODI side as well and actually has a better bowling attack than England
  • We believe South Africa is available at a good price right now and offers a good betting opportunity especially if it wins the toss and chases
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ENG
100.0%
RSA
0.0%
  • TournamentCricket World Cup 2019
  • DateMay 30, 2019
  • FormatODI
  • VenueKennington Oval, London, England
  • Time09:30
  • WeatherLight drizzle, 71% Humidity, 5.4℃

ENG vs RSA Live Score

  • Toss: South Africa (Fielding)

England

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Joe Root 51 59 5 0 86.44
Liam Plunkett 9 6 1 0 150.00
Ben Stokes 89 79 9 0 112.66
Jason Roy 54 53 8 0 101.89
CR Woakes 13 14 1 0 92.86
Jonny Bairstow 0 1 0 0 0.00
Jofra Chioke Archer 7 3 1 0 233.33
Eoin Morgan 57 60 4 3 95.00
Moeen Ali 3 9 0 0 33.33
Jos Buttler 18 16 0 0 112.50
BowlerOMRWECO
Imran Tahir 10.0 0 61 2 6.10
Andile Phehlukwayo 8.0 0 44 1 5.50
Lungi Ngidi 10.0 0 66 3 6.60
Jean-Paul Duminy 2.0 0 14 0 7.00
Dwaine Pretorius 7.0 0 42 0 6.00
Aiden Markram 3.0 0 16 0 5.33
Kagiso Rabada 10.0 0 66 2 6.60

South Africa

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Imran Tahir 0 1 0 0 0.00
Andile Phehlukwayo 24 25 4 0 96.00
Lungi Ngidi 6 5 0 1 120.00
Jean-Paul Duminy 8 11 1 0 72.73
Dwaine Pretorius 1 1 0 0 100.00
Hashim Amla 13 23 1 0 56.52
Faf du Plessis 5 7 1 0 71.43
Aiden Markram 11 12 2 0 91.67
Kagiso Rabada 11 19 2 0 57.89
Rassie van der Dussen 50 61 4 1 81.97
Quinton de Kock 68 74 6 2 91.89
BowlerOMRWECO
Liam Plunkett 7.0 0 37 2 5.29
Ben Stokes 2.5 0 12 2 4.24
AU Rashid 8.0 0 35 1 4.38
CR Woakes 5.0 0 24 0 4.80
Jofra Chioke Archer 7.0 1 27 3 3.86
Moeen Ali 10.0 0 63 1 6.30

ENG vs RSA Match Prediction & Analysis

The biggest event in cricket is about to get underway and it will the hosts that are in action for the first match of the ICC World Cup 2019. There are several things different about the cricket world cup 2019 from the previous version.

There are only ten teams and every team is going to play each other once. There are no groups or Super Six stages and the top-4 teams will qualify for the semi-finals. At least three to four teams look capable of winning CWC 2019 but there is no doubt that England goes into this tournament as the favorite.

South Africa has never won a cricket world cup but it has probably never had such an under-rated build up to the event either. Unlike many previous occasions, South Africa is not being billed as the favorites and that may be a good thing for the side.

Every single match between every side is going to be important at the World Cup 2019. Losing the opening match is not going to be the end of the world but winning it is going to be a huge relief for both teams.

England vs South Africa ICC World Cup 2019 is going to be played at the Kennington Oval, London on the 30th of May 2019.

Team Previews

England

England is the World’s number one ranked team in ODI cricket right now and comes into this tournament full of confidence. They have won eleven out of the last twelve ODI bilateral series that they have played, drawing the remaining one with the West Indies.

England has just completed a 4-0 sweep against Pakistan where they chased down 340 plus totals in two consecutive matches. There is no team that has hit 300 plus scores more regularly than England since the last world cup and it is fair to say that this English team has reset the rules of ODI batting.

That does not mean England cannot be beaten. They lost to Pakistan at the semi-final stage of the Champions Trophy on a pitch that offered the Pakistanis some turn. Eoin Morgan has made it very clear that he believes England should get flat batting wickets to suits their game in the ICC World Cup 2019, although, the pitches are going to be prepared under ICC oversight and not by the English cricket board.

Three last-minute changes to the England World Cup 2019 squad have strengthened the side even more. Jofra Archer, James Vince, and Liam Dawson have all found a place in the squad. Selecting the first eleven is going to be difficult but there is not a single player in the entire squad that can be considered a liability.

England’s biggest strength is its depth in batting. Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, and Tom Curran are expected to start for the England side.

Liam Plunkett and Liam Dawson could get a chance depending upon the conditions but we don’t think there will be too much of changing the side around just for the sake of it.

This means that England has batting till number eleven and seven bowling options to choose from. We expect England to come out playing aggressive cricket and go hard at the South Africans. This approach has been successful for England but can sometimes backfire spectacularly as well.

England Playing 11

JJ Roy, Jonny Bairstow, JE Root, Eoin Morgan, BA Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, CR Woakes, LE Plunkett, Jofra Chioke Archer, AU Rashid.


South Africa

We cannot remember a single other cricket world cup where South Africa was almost unnoticed, to begin with. This is not a bad thing for the South Africans since they have not been very good at handling the bright spotlight in the past.

There is a lot to like about South Africa’s ODI team. They are led by Faf du Plessis, who we believe is one of the sharpest cricketing minds around, and they are filled with match winners. There has been a lot more experimentation in the South African squad in the build-up to the ICC World Cup 2019 and a few injuries to contend with as well.

South Africa has suffered some big defeats to India at home in the ODI format and was run close by Pakistan as well. Their batting is going to be led by Quinton de Kock at the top of the order but it is unclear who is going to open the batting with him.

South Africa has the option to choose between Hashim Amla and Aiden Markram. We think the experienced Amla will get the nod for the first match of the world cup. Amla has not been in great touch over the last couple of years and his domestic performances are not too encouraging either.

Amla is still an ODI legend, though, and we would not write him off just yet.

Faf du Plessis bats at three followed by JP Duminy, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Tabraiz Shamsi, and Imran Tahir.

This is a very strong batting lineup with plenty of firepower. Like England, South Africa also has some world-class all-rounders to help lengthen the batting without compromising the bowling quality. Chris Morris, Tabraiz Shamsi, and Lungi Ngidi are all excellent options that could play if the conditions demand it.

In terms of bowling quality, we think South Africa is stronger than England. Rabada, Steyn, and Tahir are going to be hard for the England batting to target. The trick for South Africa is going to be score as many runs as England.

This is where Faf du Plessis is our pick to be the leading run-scorer for South Africa and Rassie van der Dussen is another player that we strongly recommend keeping an eye on.

South Africa Playing 11

Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, RVD Dussen, Jean-Paul Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir.

ENG vs RSA Toss Prediction

The team winning the toss is likely to want to field first. Chasing is the way to go on the small English grounds where the conditions for batting remain good throughout the match.

Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.

Pitch and Conditions

England vs South Africa ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is going to be played at the Kennington Oval, London. The weather forecast for the first match of CWC 2019 is pretty good. There is a 20% chance of rain but we should have sunny skies for the majority of the day. There is also a very good chance of no rainfall at all.

The pitch at the Oval is going to be completely flat. The batsmen will be able to hit through the line and a score of 330 appears to be par for the venue.

ENG vs RSA Dream11 Prediction

The new Dream11 rules are in place for the ICC World Cup 2019 and we are making the full use of them. Our Dream11 team for England vs South Africa is going to be loaded with hard-hitting batsmen and bowlers that are genuine wicket-takers. We will be updated the Dream11 team after the pitch report, toss, and final team announcement on Twitter. Please follow @cricketbettings for the latest updates.

Wicketkeeper: There are three options available for this match and we have picked all of them. Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, and Quinton de Kock are all among the leading batsmen of their sides. Bairstow and de Kock had an excellent IPL while Jos Buttler regained form against Pakistan.

Batsmen: We have selected Joe Root, Faf du Plessis, and Hashim Amla ahead of players like Morgan, Roy, and Miller. Root and Faf du Plessis are very consistent in this format and try to bat through the entire inning while Hashim Amla has been scintillating form during the warm-ups.

All three of these batsmen are modern ODI greats but Amla is the one that has the most dangerous look about him right now.

All-rounders: Picking three wicketkeepers has limited the number of all-rounders available to us to two. We have chosen Moeen Ali and Andile Phehlukwayo. These players are available for just 8.0 points each and that is a steal.

Both these players are going to be bowling a majority of their overs and are powerful hitters of the ball.

Bowlers: There are some excellent bowling options available and clarity on who is going to miss out is not yet available. Assuming that everyone is fit, we think that Imran Tahir, Liam Plunkett, and Jofra Archers should be able to make the team. Tahir's wrist spin could challenge the big hitters from England while Jofra Archer is going to be a force during the end overs. Liam Plunkett has been quite successful at picking wickets in the middle.

Captain and Vice-Captain: We have picked Hashim Amla as captain and Jos Buttler as our vice-captain for this match.

ENG vs RSA Playing 11

  • Wicketkeeper:
    • Jonny Bairstow
    • Jos Buttler (vc)
    • Quinton de Kock
  • Batsmen:
    • Joe Root
    • Faf du Plessis
    • Hashim Amla (c)
  • All-rounders:
    • Moeen Ali
    • Andile Phehlukwayo
  • Bowlers:
    • Liam Plunkett
    • Jofra Archer
    • Imran Tahir
England vs South Africa Dream11 Prediction

ENG vs RSA Betting Tips

The team that wins the toss and chases is going to have a huge advantage. That being said, we like the chances of South Africa’s bowling lineup against England. South Africa has won four out of the last six matches it has played against England, although the most recent meeting was in 2017.

England’s batting strength is much better than that of South Africa and they are especially dangerous while chasing. We recommend betting on South Africa but hedging on England if the hosts are chasing.

Bet on South Africa to win.

ENG vs RSA Betting Tips

South Africa To Win the Match, 3.01

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Who will win ENG vs RSA?

England 60.3% (1378)
South Africa 39.7% (909)
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Eng
Eng win the match
2019-05-24 02:26:54
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Eetff
G Er
2019-05-24 15:36:50
Anonymous
South Africa win
2019-05-25 04:04:11
Anonymous
South Africa win the game
2019-05-25 04:05:43
Anonymous
Ok
2019-05-29 18:01:17
England win the matc
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2019-05-30 12:07:16
Akhilesh goswami
England win 4 wicket
2019-05-24 16:11:26
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Shakeel Ahmed Khan
Very useful information about betting
2019-05-24 22:52:37
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Tushar mehta
Accept the reality
2019-05-25 03:09:03
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Asif wajih
I think england will win the match
2019-05-26 17:37:45
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A.B MArri
England Will Win Poms Poms Poms...What a team ...
2019-05-27 07:45:24
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Hanu darling
If South Africa chase defneatly win the match....
2019-05-27 18:38:46
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you are right
yup
2019-05-29 17:12:57
Suman
England lions crashed the proteas
2019-05-28 02:42:09
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V-dev
If England bat first they will score only 250-300 because of SA Pace attack is so strong..and SA will chase the total easily since Dekock fires up in the opening and FaF along with Amla and VanderDussen will play a calm game without loosing the wicket. Team batting first will loose the game ...I want Proteas to win
2019-05-28 13:26:55
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rrr
South Africa win
2019-05-28 16:49:21
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rrr
South Africa win
2019-05-28 16:49:39
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Jahangeer khan
I think England will win this match Because England has best bowlers And batsman's
2019-05-29 08:00:08
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Anonymous
England bowling weak
2019-05-30 13:30:48
Hridoy
There are very inportand 1st toss wining team. south africa if they win the toss and bowl 1st then africa win this match.
2019-05-29 08:23:05
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Hridoy
South Africa win this match
2019-05-29 08:25:35
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Rana karan thakur
Amla will play well
2019-05-29 08:31:48
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Akki
Batting second will win
2019-05-29 09:28:40
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Akki
Batting second will win
2019-05-29 09:28:59
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Farid
South win the match
2019-05-29 10:44:29
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SA
England will win
2019-05-29 10:49:28
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Charan
England will win the match
2019-05-29 17:06:23
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Ashu
England win
2019-05-29 17:12:38
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Shahbaz shahzada
Eng win the match
2019-05-29 17:18:49
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Win
Eng vs Sa will win % jitega??
2019-05-29 22:10:45
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Englnd
England
2019-05-30 06:16:39
Akashtaankakashtaank
Akash Taank
2019-05-30 01:11:01
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Eng win by 3 wickets
MS Lamoria
2019-05-30 05:09:32
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Eng win by 3 wickets
Eng will win by 3 wickets
2019-05-30 05:09:51
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kaushal
south africa win
2019-05-30 08:01:57
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Anonymous
Jitade kaushal
2019-05-30 16:02:35
Anonymous
Pls bahot pese ja rahe he
2019-05-30 16:02:57
Santosh sharma
South Africa won
2019-05-30 10:48:26
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Santosh sharma maths
South Africa won
2019-05-30 10:48:52
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Santosh sharma maths
South Africa
2019-05-30 10:49:15
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Raju
Very bad prediction
2019-05-30 13:29:04
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Raju
Very bad prediction
2019-05-30 13:29:20
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