ENG VS SA: England national cricket team are currently involved in the ongoing ODI series against the Indian National cricket team. The series comes to a close with the third and final ODI scheduled to be played on July 17, Sunday.
Both teams have won a game apiece with one more game to go. It remains to be seen which team will have their say in the final battle. The series decider will kick off at Old Trafford at Manchester.
Meanwhile, England Cricket Board (ECB) have announced the squads for the white-ball series against South Africa at home. The Three Lions will play three ODIs and as many T20Is at home.
As usual, Jos Buttler will lead the team from the front for the white-ball series. The tour begins with the ODI series with the ODI opener scheduled to be played on July 19. The second game begins on July 22 while the third and final game will kick off on July 24.
England have been performing considerably well limited-overs format for quite a while now. However, they surrendered at the hands of the Indian cricket team in the recently concluded T20I series.
India beat England by 2-1 in the three-match T20I series. After that, England will be gearing up the Proteas challenge at home. Both teams have plenty of top players at their arsenal. Hence we can expect a top-quality contest.
ENG VS SA: ECB announces ODI and T20I squads against South Africa
Matthew Potts is expected to make his ODI debut for England. The selectors named him in the squad in the wake of his spectacular performances in all four Tests that he played for England.
The young Durham pacer is expected to deliver the goods in the upcoming ODI series against South Africa. Meanwhile, Adil Rashid who missed the T20I and ODI series against India is back in the set up to play against South Africa.
Joe Root who hasn’t been up to hkkwill look to turn up the ante in the white ball series. Reece Topley who has been in top form of late will look to do well once again.
England squads for South Africa ODIs and T20Is
ODI Squad: Jos Buttler (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Brydon Carse. Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Craig Overton, Matthew Potts, Adil Rashid. Joe Root, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey.
T20I Squad: Jos Buttler (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Harry Brook. Sam Curran, Richard Gleeson, Chris Jordan. Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan. Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, David Willey.
ENG vs SA ODI series schedule
1st ODI: England v South Africa, Tuesday 19 July, Seat Unique Riverside
2nd ODI: England v South Africa, Friday 22 July, Emirates Old Trafford
3rd ODI: England v South Africa, Sunday 24 July, Headingley
ENG vs SA T20I series schedule
1st T20I: England v South Africa, Wednesday 27 July 2022, The Seat Unique Stadium, Bristol
2nd T20I: England v South Africa, Thursday 28 July 2022, Sophia Gardens
3rd T20I: England v South Africa, Sunday 31 July 2022, Ageas Bowl