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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: England vs South Africa, 1st Test: 17th August

England vs South Africa, 1st Test
England vs South Africa, 1st Test
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The England vs South Africa, 1st Test will be played at Lord's, London.

Live Scores - England vs South Africa - 17th August

In the last five matches between the two teams, England have won 4 while South Africa have won one. The last encounter between the two sides saw England beat South Africa by 191 runs.

Jonny Bairstow is the top run-scorer for England with 1034 runs from his last 9 matches at an average of 68 and a strike rate of 74.

Joe Root has also made 1005 runs from his last 10 matches.

Jack Leach has been the best bowler for England and has picked up 30 wickets from his last 9 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 2.61 and a strike rate of 80.

Stuart Broad has also picked up 26 wickets from his last 6 matches.

Dean Elgar is the top run-scorer for South Africa with 636 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 35 and a strike rate of 46.

Keegan Petersen has also made 453 runs from his last 7 matches.

Kagiso Rabada has been the best bowler for South Africa and has picked up 43 wickets from his last 8 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 2.96 and a strike rate of 39.

Keshav Maharaj has also picked up 36 wickets from his last 9 matches.

 Squads

England - Ben Stokes (c), Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes (wk), Harry Brook, Ollie Pope, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Ollie Robinson, Matthew Potts, Craig Overton

South Africa - Dean Elgar (c), Sarel Erwee, Marco Jansen, Simon Harmer, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Keegan Petersen, Kagiso Rabada, Ryan Rickelton, Lutho Sipamla, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Khaya Zondo, Glenton Stuurman

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Engalnd

Who will win? – Engalnd

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Dean Elgar (South Africa), Jonny Bairstow (England)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Kagiso Rabada (South Africa), James Anderson (England)

Most Sixes – Aiden Markram (South Africa), Ben Stokes (England)

Player of the Match –  Jonny Bairstow

Team Scores Batting first – South Africa 280+, England 320+

Match Handicap Engalnd

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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