Second ODI between England and South Africa will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester on Friday (July 22, 2022).
South Africa is leading the 3 match series 1-0. They defeated England by 62 runs in the first ODI. Rassie van der Dussen scored a scintillating hundred. Their batting order looks settled. Malan was impressive batting with experienced de Kock at the top. Aiden Markram has been in great form in the last one year. He is finally delivering for SA. David Miller has been an awesome touch since the IPL 2022. He scored 24* off 14 in the first ODI. Anrich Nortje bowled brilliantly in the first ODI and took 4 wickets. Captain Maharaj was economical and Shamsi was among wickets as well. They are favorite to win the second ODI and the series.
England lost the last ODI series against India to 1-2. They lost the first ODI against SA by 62 runs. Jason Roy finally got some runs at the top for England. Bairstow has been in exceptional knick. Joe Root scored 86 in the first ODI. Ben Stokes will not feature in the second ODI as he has retired from this format. Buttler has struggled to make contributions in the last 7 games in limited –over format. England will have to find ways to win the second ODI to stay alive in the series.
Old Trafford has traditionally produced even wickets. It has something for both batters and bowlers. In the first 10 overs there will be swing to purchase form the pitch. Batting becomes a bit easy after the power play. Bowlers get extra bounce on this pitch that might trouble batters a bit. This will be the second match in a week on this ground. Dry nature of the pitch will help spinners as well.
ENG vs SA, 2nd ODI
- Date: July 22, 2022
- Venue: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
- Time: 5.30 PM (IST)
- Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network
Probable Playing XIs
CRICOPIA Predicted Playing XI ENGLAND:
Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Jos Buttler (C), Harry Brooks, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Brydon Carse, Matty Potts, Adil Rashid,
CRICOPIA Predicted Playing XI SOUTH AFRICA:
Quinton de Kock, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Henrich Klassen, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj (C), Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi
TOP FANTASY PICKS:
Captain – Rassie van der Dussen
Vice-captain – Jos Buttler
Wicketkeeper – Jonny Bairstow
Dream11 Fantasy Team for the match between ENGLAND and SOUTH AFRICA.
Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (VC), Joe Root, Rassie van der Dussen (C), Aiden Markram, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Tabraiz Shamsi, Brydon Carse, Anrich Nortje