Dream11 Prediction: ENG vs SA World Cup 2019, Match 1, Team Best Players to Pick for Today’s Match between England and South Africa at 3:00 PM

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TOSS: South Africa win toss and opt to field first

Teams:

South Africa (Playing XI): Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock(w), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Jean-Paul Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir

England (Playing XI): Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid

Match 1 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played between England and South Africa at the Oval, London on Thursday. England are even threatening to smash the 500-run barrier for the first time in an ODI innings, having set a new record total of 481 for six against Australia in Nottingham last year. And their attack now has an extra threat in recently qualified Barbados-born fast bowler Jofra Archer. So embarrassing was England’s first-round exit at the 2015 edition in Australia and New Zealand it prompted a major rethink of their attitude to the white-ball game.

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The transformation has been remarkable, with Eoin Morgan‘s men climbing to the top of the one-day international rankings and twice setting a new record for the highest one-day international total, which now stands at 481 for six.

South Africa have been dealt with a major blow with Dale Steyn unavailable for the opener and have largely flown under the radar to the build up to the mega event, largely owing to the lack of form of Hashim Amla and inexperienced top-order. but in Lungi NgidiKagiso Rabadaand seam-bowling allrounders, the Proteas will most definitely pack a punch

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Here is today’s Dream11 pick for ENG vs SA

My Dream XI Team

1.Jonny Bairstow, 2.Jos Buttler (VICE CAPTAIN), 3. Quinton de Kock, 4. Joe Root, 5. Faf du Plessis, 6. Hashim Amla (CAPTAIN), 7. Moeen Ali, 8. Andile Phehlukwayo, 9. Liam Plunkett, 10. Jofra Archer, 11. Imran Tahir

ENG vs SA squads

ENGLAND:Eoin MorganJason RoyJoe RootBen StokesMoeen AliChris WoakesTom CurranJonathan BairstowJos ButtlerLiam PlunkettAdil RashidMark WoodJofra ArcherLiam Dawson

SOUTH AFRICA: Faf du PlessisDavid MillerAiden MarkramHashim AmlaRassie van der DussenJP DuminyAndy PhehlukwayoDwaine PretoriusChris MorrisQuinton de KockKagiso RabadaLungi NgidiImran TahirDale SteynTabraiz Shamsi

The match starts at 3:00 PM IST. The game will be live on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD. Live streaming available on Hotstar.

Head to Head

Played: 59

England wins: 26

South Africa wins: 29

No-Results: 3

Ties: 1

Head to Head in World Cups:

Played: 6

England wins: 3

South Africa wins: 3

No-Results: 0

Ties: 0

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