The world is ready to witness yet another big battle of T20 cricket. The 2nd ODI match of England tour of South Africa, 2019-20 is scheduled to be held on Friday, 7th February 2020 at Kingsmead, Durban. We are posting 100 safe, perfect and accurate today match prediction for all matches of South Africa and England.
South Africa Reviews
After losing the test series, South Africa had a superb start to the ODI series. They won the first ODI against England with a massive margin of seven wickets. They won the toss and decided to field first. Their bowling unit had a good performance in that match. They leaked 258 runs in their inning of 50 overs. Tabraiz Shamsi was the most successful and highest wicket-taker from their side who picked three wickets in his 10 overs bowled out against 38 runs. Beuran Hendricks, JJ Smuts, Andile Phehlukwayo, and Lutho Sipamla picked one wicket each in the previous match.
The way how the batting order of South Africa performed in that match was just outstanding. They chased the target of 259 runs in 47.4 overs with seven wickets in hand. Almost all batsmen from their side put some runs on the board. The skipper, Quinton de Kock was the most successful and highest run-scorer from their side who scored 107 runs on 113 deliveries with the help of 11 boundaries and one maximum six. Temba Bavuma also had a superb performance with the bat. He scored 98 runs while he faced 103 balls and smashed five boundaries and two huge sixes. Rassie van der Dussen remained not out after scoring 38 runs.
England failed to have a good start to these three ODIs series. They lost the first ODI match by the margin of seven wickets. They lost the toss and were asked to bat first. Their batting order had an average performance in that match. They scored a total of 258 runs in their inning of 50 overs. Joe Denly was the highest run-scorer from their side who put 87 runs on the board. He faced 103 deliveries and smashed six boundaries and two huge sixes. Chris Woakes scored 40 runs while Jason Roy had 32 runs to his name.
The bowling unit of England failed to give their best performance in the first ODI. They could not defend the target of 259 runs and were charged for the target in 47.4 overs. Chris Woakes was the only economical bowler from their side who picked one wicket in his nine overs bowled out against 36 runs. Joe Root and Chris Jordan also picked one wicket each in the previous match. Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Matthew Parkinson, and Joe Denly were the bowlers who failed to pick any wicket in the previous match.
South Africa ODI History and Stats
South Africa had played a total of 620 ODI matches where they won 382 matches and opposing teams won 215 matches. Their six matches were tied and 17 matches ended with no result.
England ODI History and Stats
England had played a total of 745 One Day International matches so far. They won 375 while other teams won 335 matches. The 27 matches of England were ended with no result and 8 matches were tied.
South Africa vs England ODI History and Stats
South Africa had faced England in 61 ODI matches where they won 30 and England won 27 matches. Three matches between these two teams were ended with no result and one match was tied.
Favorite Team in Today Match Prediction
According to our match prediction, England is the favorite team to win this match. The reasons why England is a favorite team in this match, are mentioned below:
England had lost the first ODI but they are strong side as compared to South Africa
The Batting lineup of England team is much stronger than South Africa
England also had a strong bowling unit and batting order which is in excellent form
A better bowling attack and more depth in every aspect of the game gives England the edge
South Africa has the advantages of home crowd, ground and conditions
Winning Chances of Today Match for the Both Sides
The way how South Africa performed in the first ODI was just outstanding. They also have their key players in good form, so the winning chances of South Africa for today’s match have been increased. The equation of winning chances of both teams for today’s match is mentioned as under.
South Africa has 51% chances to win this match England has 49% chances to win this match
Toss Prediction in Today Match Prediction
The toss can play an important role in the decision of this match. According to our toss prediction, the team who will win the toss may elect to field first.
Pitch Report and Conditions
The 2nd ODI match between South Africa and England is going to be played at the Kingsmead, Durban. This is one of the biggest venues in South Africa in terms of crowd capacity.
Weather Report for This Match
The weather forecast in Durban on match day is good. There are almost no chances of rain and we may have a full match to watch.
Dream 11 Predictions for Today’s Match
Dream11 Prediction for South Africa vs England. After checking the latest player’s availability, the Dream 11 Team for this match of South Africa and England is mentioned under.
Full Match Info
Date: Friday, 7th February 2020
Time: 11:00 AM GMT / 01:00 PM LOCAL
Venue Details, Facts, and History
Location: Durban, South Africa
Known as: Sahara Stadium; Kingsmead
Ends: Umgeni End, Old Fort End
Time Zone: UTC +02:00
Home to: KwaZulu-Natal, Natal
Venue Scoring Pattern in ODIs
Total matches: 46
Matches won batting first: 22
Matches won bowling first: 18
Average 1st Inns scores: 239
Average 2nd Inns scores: 184
Highest total recorded: 372/6 (49.2 Ov) by RSA vs AUS
Lowest total recorded: 91/10 (29.1 Ov) by IND vs RSA
Highest score chased: 372/6 (49.2 Ov) by RSA vs AUS
Lowest score defended: 208/6 (50 Ov) by PAK vs RSA
England ODI Squad
Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Joe Denly, Tom Banton, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Matthew Parkinson, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Dawid Malan, Saqib Mahmood.
South Africa ODI Squad
Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, JJ Smuts, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Beuran Hendricks, Lungi Ngidi, Lutho Sipamla, Tabraiz Shamsi, Bjorn Fortuin, Janneman Malan, Sisanda Magala, Kyle Verreynne.