ENG vs SA: England and South Africa will take on each other in the 1st test match on Wednesday, August 17. Moreover, that game will be played at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, England.
England are coming into this test series after losing against South Africa in the three match T20 series in July. The Proteas won the three match T20I series by 2-1 against England in the end.
The hosts won the first T20 match by 41 runs against South Africa. England scored 234 runs and South Africa put up 193 runs. But South Africa made a comeback by winning the second match.
They put up 207 runs and England in response could score only 149 runs. South Africa won the third match by 90 runs after successfully defending 191 runs against England.
Jonny Bairstow is the poster boy of England’s new bazzball play type. The England international continued his fine form as he smacked 90 runs from 53 balls in the first T20I.
ENG vs SA: When and Where England vs South Africa?
England vs South Africa match will take place at the Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, England on Wednesday, August 17.
ENG vs SA: What is the venue of the England vs South Africa game?
The venue of the game is the Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, England.
Players to watch out
Lungi Ngidi (South Africa)
Lungi Ngidi picked up a five wicket haul in the first T20I against England. Moreover, he did so by giving away 39 runs in his four over spell.
James Anderson (England)
James Anderson will be a crucial player for England’s bowling unit. The English fast bowler has picked up 657 in 172 matches so far in his international test career.
What is the weather update at the Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, England?
The maximum temperature in London on Wednesday will be 23°C while the minimum temperature will be 16°C. Rainy conditions are expected throughout the day.
ENG vs SA: Live Full Squad
England – Ben Stokes, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach, Alex Lees, Craig Overton, Matthew Potts, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root.
South Africa – Dean Elgar, Sarel Erwee, Simon Harmer, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Duanne Olivier, Keegan Petersen, Kagiso Rabada, Ryan Rickelton, Lutho Sipamla, Glenton Stuurman, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Khaya Zondo.