England vs South Africa, 3rd T20I: Match Preview and Probable XI

Fixture: England vs South Africa, 3rd T20I

Time/Date: 01:30 PM GMT/ 02:30 PM Local / June 25

Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Here we will be talking about the possible scenarios of the match that could help the fantasy players such as Dream11 users to make their dream team better and help them win big.

Weather and Pitch Report

Weather: There is rain expected in the morning but likely to stay clear during the game. The maximum temperature is expected to be around 19°C during the match.

Pitch Condition: A fresh pitch will be used for this match. So, good bounce and runs can be expected on the boards. The overcast condition is likely to help the fast bowlers.

Team News


  • Jonny Bairstow has left the squad to join the Yorkshire team for the county championship match against Surrey. David Malan is likely to come in at his place.
  • Craig Overton will also get the game as Eoin Morgan said that all uncapped players will get a game. Chris Jordan might be the likely omission.
  • Alex Hales is also expected to come in after being rested in the last game.
  • Mason Crane is also likely to get the game in place of Liam Dawson or Liam Plunkett.

South Africa:

  • The only change they might make is to bring back Imran Tahir in place of Tabraiz Shamsi.

Probable Playing XI: (In the Batting order)

England: Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Alex Hales, Liam Livingstone, Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler/Sam Billings (wk), Mason Crane/Liam Dawson, David Willey, Tom Curran, Craig Overton, Liam Plunkett/Chris Jordan.

South Africa: JJ Smuts, Reeza Hendricks, Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), AB de Villiers (c), David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dane Paterson, Imran Tahir/Tabraiz Shamsi, Morne Morkel.

  • At the options where players are separated by slash ‘/’, the first player mentioned is more likely to play.

My Dream11 pick

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Dream11 Tips for this Match

  • The team I have suggested may not win surely, so try making at least 2-3 teams and include few players that I have missed in ‘My Dream11 pick’.
  • Include Liam Livingstone, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Dane Paterson, Imran Tahir, Liam Plunkett, Reeza Hendricks, and David Miller in other teams.

Captain and Vice-Captain Choices

  • AB de Villiers, Alex Hales, Jason Roy, JJ Smuts, and Mangaliso Mosehle are top my picks for captain and vice-captain (written in the decreasing order of my priority).


England: Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wk), Liam Livingstone, Liam Dawson, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Tom Curran, Craig Overton, Chris Jordan, Mason Crane.

South Africa: Reeza Hendricks, JJ Smuts, AB de Villiers (c), David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Mangaliso Mosehle (wk), Chris Morris, Dwaine Pretorius, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dane Paterson, Morne Morkel.


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