SA vs ENG Today Match Prediction for South Africa vs England 2nd ODI– Who Will Win SA vs ENG match?

Updated on: Jan 28, 2023 3:11 pm IST

South Africa vs England

SA vs ENG 2nd ODI: South Africa kick started the ODI series on high as they pounded England by 27 runs in the first game to keep their hopes alive for the direct qualification into the Cricket World Cup 2023. They batted and bowled staggering well and made sure that they made England toil hard. However, the road doesn’t end here for them as they will need to win next two games as well against a side, who is best in the World.

SA vs ENG Match Details

Fixture Name: South Africa vs England, 2nd ODI
Competition: England tour of South Africa 2023
Date: 29th January 2022
Time: 4:30 PM IST
Ground: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein

SA vs ENG Pitch Report

The pitch at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein favours both batters as well as the bowlers. South African pitches traditionally have something for pacers, who can extract from the pitch at any given time. The ground seems to be a low scoring as average first innings score at his venue is 241 which dips down to 198 in second innings. The venue so far has hosted 32 games out of which 14 have been won by teams batting first and 16 being won by teams bowling first. The first game was played at the same venue and it saw over 550 runs being scored.


South Africa – L W L L W
England – NR L L L L

SA vs ENG Probable Playing XIs

South Africa:

Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Wayne Parnell, Sisanda Magala, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi


Philip Salt, Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Jos Buttler (WK)(C), Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, David Willey, Jofra Archer, Olly Stone, Adil Rashid

ENG vs SA Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter

Rassie van der Dussen – Stats in ODI 

South African batter Rassie van der Dussen  is expected to be the best batter in the second ODI between South Africa and England. He has been one of the best batters in the 50-over format of late. He scored century in the first game and his stats too are exceptional as in just 39 ODIs he has 1636 runs.

Matches Runs Average Strike rate 100s/50s H/S
39 1636 71.13 90.24 4/11 134

Probable Best Bowler

Jofra Archer– Stats in ODIs  

England pacer Jofra Archer is expected to be the best bowler in the second ODI between South Africa and England. The pacer is returning from the injury after a while but his comeback wasn’t as he would’ve liked. He is expected to set stage on fire. His stats are staggering as in 18 games he has taken 31 wickets.

Matches Wickets Economy Average 5W Best
18 31 4.95 25.84 0 3/27

SA vs ENG Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between South Africa and England   

  • The last time South Africa and England played in the ODI series, the series ended in a 1-1 draw.
  • South Africa are one the brink of elimination for direct qualification in the World Cup. They kept themselves in the hunt with win in first game.
  • England are placed 4th on the points table. Whereas South Africa with win in first game climbed to No.10
  • Overall in 67 games, South Africa has 32 wins whereas England has 29.
  • According to the SA vs ENG today match prediction, SA is the favorite to win this match.

SA vs ENG Head to Head ODI Record 

Matches Played SA Won ENG Won Draw
67 32 29 5

Today’s Match Prediction: South Africa to win the match

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