SA vs ENG Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips for 1st ODI South Africa vs England Dream11 Team for Today’s Match

Updated on: Jan 25, 2023 1:23 pm IST

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SA vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: England are the current holders of both the limited overs World Cup trophies. They are traveling to South Africa for a 3 match ODI series starting on Friday, 27 January. The Lions were whitewashed 3-0 by Australia in their previous ODI series where their batting failed miserably. Meanwhile it is an important series for the Proteas who are seeking direct qualification for this year’s World Cup in India. They are heading into this series on the back of a 2-0 Test series defeat at the hands of Australia.

SA vs ENG Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

South Africa vs England, 1st ODI

27 January, 04:30 PM IST

Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein

Where to Watch SA vs ENG 1st ODI?

You can watch the first ODI between South Africa and England Live on Sony Sports Network and SonyLiv app.

Mangaung Oval Pitch Report

Mangaung Oval has been regularly used for day-nighters and boasts of grassy banks where spectators enjoy the action. The pitch historically favors pace and bounce and the quicks can get some joy. The average first innings score here is 239. We feel the side winning the toss might like to post a score here.

Team Form Guide:

SA (recent last): L NR W L L
ENG (recent last): W NR L L L


1. Quinton de Kock
2. Temba Bavuma (C)
3. Rassie van der Dussen
4. Aiden Markram
5. Heinrich Klaasen
6. David Miller
7. Marco Jansen
8. Wayne Parnell
9. Keshav Maharaj
10. Kagiso Rabada
11. Anrich Nortje 

  • Quinton de Kock should open with skipper Temba Bavuma with van der Sussen and Markram to follow. Janneman Malan and Reeza Hendricks should be waiting in the wings.
  • Klassen and Miller will be providing the finishing touch to the innings. Left-arm bowling all-rounders Marco Jansen and Wayne Parnell provide depth to the batting order.
  • Keshav Maharaj will be the only spinner in the side. Rabada and Nortje could prove to be too hot to handle and will complete the XI.

Here are the best fantasy cricket picks for the match from South Africa:

Aiden Markram Stats in ODIs

Markram comes into bat when the swinging ball is seen off. He is a good player of spin and plays risk free cricket.

Innings Runs Average Strike Rate HS
41 1088 28.63 87.31 96

Kagiso Rabada Stats in ODIs

Rabada is our pick from the bowling department who should enjoy the bounce this pitch has on offer.

innings Wickets Economy Rate Average Last 3 ODIs
85 135 5.03 27.7 0/37. 2/36, 1/59


1. Phil Salt
2. Jason Roy
3. Dawid Malan
4. Harry Brook
5. Jos Buttler
6. Moeen Ali
7. Chris Woakes
8. Sam Curran
9. Adil Rashid
10. Jofra Archer
11. Reece Topley

  • The big news is the return of Jofra Archer who will don the Three Lions’ jersey for the first time since 2021. He should open the bowlng with Reece Topley.
  • All-rounders Sam Curran, Chris Woakes and Moeen Ali provide balance to the side.
  • Phil Salt, Jason Roy and Dawid Malan could be the top three with Harry Brook, Jos Buttler and Moeen Ali swicthing things according to the state of play. The likes of Olly Stone, Ben Duckett, and David Willey will be warming the bench.

Here are the best fantasy cricket picks for the match from England:

Dawid Malan Stats in ODIs

With an average of 50+ and an impressive strike rate too, look no further. Not long ago he was the No.1 T20I batter too. Here are Malan’s stats in ODIs so far:

Innings Runs Best Bat Avg SR
12 455 134 50.5 95.6

Chris Woakes Stats in ODIs

A hard working all-rounder anybody will love to have in their side. He can also tonk the ball a long way should need arise. Take a look at his bowling stats:

Innings Wickets Econ Rate Bowl Avg Recent Form in ODIs
104 157 5.4 29.7 2/28, 2/42, 0/62

Who will win South Africa vs England Today match?

  • Both teams are heading into this contest on the back of series defeats.
  • Looking at the historical record, there is not much to choose between the two sides.
  • South Africa have won thrice as opposed to England’s four wins in their previous seven ODIs.

Tough game to call but we are siding with England as per our today match prediction.

SA vs ENG Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Jos Buttler, Quinton de Kock

Batsmen: Dawid Malan, Rassie van der Sussen, Aiden Markram

All-rounder: Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes

Bowlers: Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje 

SA vs ENG Dream11 Captain and Vice Captain?

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Dawid Malan, Chris Woakes
For Grand League: Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen

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