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ENG vs SA: Is Jonny Bairstow Playing Today? Check Jonny Bairstow Instagram Story

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Jonny Bairstow ENG vs SA: After an exciting ODI series, England is now ready to lock horns with the visiting South African team in a three-match T20I series. The opening T20I encounter between England and South Africa is scheduled to be played on 27 July, 2022 (Wednesday) at the County Ground in Bristol. The England vs South Africa recently concluded three-match ODI series ended with a 1-1 scoreline after the third and final match got abandoned due to rain.

ENG vs SA: Is Jonny Bairstow Playing Today? Check Jonny Bairstow Instagram Story

There have been a lot of media reports doing the rounds recently about England’s batsman Jonny Bairstow sustaining a knee injury and him possibly being not available for selection in the first T20I game against South Africa on Wednesday. The speculations were believed to be true after Bairstow was seen lifting his teammate Sam Curran during an unusual workout session in a video going viral on the internet. However, on his Instagram story, Jonny Bairstow has rubbished all such injury claims and revealed that he is absolutely fit, available for selection in the 1st T20I against England.

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England vs South Africa: Probable England Playing 11

The duo of Jonny Bairstow and leg-spinner Adil Rashid will be making a comeback into the England T20I playing XI for the first game against England after having missed the previous home series against India.

England Playing 11
1. Jason Roy
2. Jos Buttler (c & wk)
3. Dawid Malan
4. Jonny Bairstow
5. Liam Livingstone
6. Phil Salt
7. Moeen Ali
8. Sam Curran
9. Chris Jordan
10. Reece Topley
11. Adil Rashid

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England vs South Africa 2022 Schedule

Date Format Match Time Venue Result
19 July, 2022 1st ODI England vs South Africa 5:30 PM IST Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street South Africa won by 62 runs
22 July, 2022 2nd ODI England vs South Africa 5:30 PM IST Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester England won by 118 runs
24 July, 2022 3rd ODI England vs South Africa 3:30 PM IST Headingley, Leeds No Result
27 July, 2022 1st T20I England vs South Africa 11 PM IST County Ground, Bristol TBA
28 July, 2022 2nd T20I England vs South Africa 11 PM IST Sophia Gardens, Cardiff TBA
31 July, 2022 3rd T20I England vs South Africa 7 PM IST The Rose Bowl, Southampton TBA
17 – 21 August, 2022 1st Test England vs South Africa 3:30 PM IST Lord’s London TBA
25 – 29 August, 2022 2nd Test England vs South Africa 3:30 PM IST Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester TBA
8 – 12 September, 2022 3rd Test England vs South Africa 3:30 PM IST Kennington Oval, London TBA

 

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.