Eng vs SA ICC WC 2019 - England vs South Africa 1st ODI ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – Live Cricket Score | Eng vs SA
Eng vs SA ICC WC 2019 - England vs South Africa 1st ODI ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – Live Cricket Score | Eng vs SA

Eng vs SA ICC WC 2019 | England vs South Africa 1st ODI ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Preview

Host England is going to take on South Africa in the opening game of ICC world cup 2019 at The Oval, London.

Venue:

The Oval, currently referred to for sponsorship purposes as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, in south London. The Oval has been the home ground of Surrey County Cricket Club since it was opened in 1845. It was the first ground in England to host international Test cricket in September 1880. The final Test match of the English season is traditionally played there.

The Oval, London, England
The Oval, London, England | Source: Wikimedia

England will enter the world cup 2019 as the No 1 ODI team. This time England are eager to win their first world cup. England has a good mix of players in the team. They have a good bunch of young and experienced players in their side. And look to make a solid first impression at the start of the tournament. They have the home advantage and is one of the favorite team for the cricketing legends.

South Africa is standing in the 3rd position of ICC Men’s ODI ranking. They look to start the tournament on a high note and look to win their maiden world cup. South Africa bowlers will play a key role in South Africa innings. Batting is heavily dependent on Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock and David Miller and they are going to take on England in the absence of Dale Steyn, he may not be available for the team for two games. Proteas camp looks calm and has a low expectation.

England Cricket Final Squad List For ICC World Cup 2019

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South Africa Final Squad List For ICC World Cup 2019

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PROBABLE PLAYING XI Of England

Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (C), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (WK), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett / Mark Wood, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid.

PROBABLE PLAYING XI Of South Africa

Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (WK), Aiden Markram / Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis (C), JP Duminy, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir.

England vs South Africa Head to Head

Overall Matches: 59

  • England Won: 26
  • South Africa Won: 29

Overall World cup Matches: 6

  • England Won: 3
  • South Africa Won: 3

Team Form in Last 5 Matches | Eng vs SA – 1st ODI ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

  • England: W,L,W,W,W
  • South Africa: N/R,W,W,W,W

Key Players to watch in England Team for ICC World Cup 2019

  • Eoin Morgan (c)
  • Jonny Bairstow
  • Jos Buttler
  • Ben Stokes
  • Chris Woakes

Key Players to watch in South Africa for ICC World Cup 2019

  • Faf du Plessis (c)
  • Quinton de Kock
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • David Miller
  • Imran Tahir

Eng vs SA – 1st ODI ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

  • Match: Match 1
  • Event: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
  • Date:
  • Venue: The Oval, London

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