England bowl with Willey in; South Africa swap Rabada out for Nortje

Toss England selected to bowl vs South Africa

Jos Buttler opted to chase within the deciding T20I towards South Africa as his males search a primary white-ball trophy at residence this summer season. England have managed not less than one limited-overs sequence win at residence since 2013, and this match is their final alternative to get their fingers on a cup after dropping the ODI and T20I sequence to India and sharing the ODI sequence with South Africa.
Likewise, South Africa are chasing historical past. They’ve by no means gained a T20I sequence in England and final gained an ODI sequence within the nation in 1998. They will make their push for a sequence win with out senior seamer Kagiso Rabada, who was dominated out of the deciding T20I after sustaining a left ankle damage. Rabada was rested for the ODIs and is about to play a key position within the three-Check sequence, which begins on August 17, and can be monitored by Cricket South Africa’s medical workforce. Anrich Nortje was most well-liked over Marco Jansen in Rabada’s absence.
South Africa made one different change, with Aiden Markram, ranked No.3 on the T20 batting charts, instead of Heinrich Klassen. Markram additionally affords a sixth bowling possibility, along with the 2 specialist spinners – Keshav Maharaj and Tabraiz Shamsi – and three seamers. Lungi Ngidi will lead the assault, with Andile Phehlukwayo within the allrounder position.
England additionally made a change to their tempo assault, albeit not injury-enforced. Richard Gleeson, who was costly within the first two T20Is, was changed by David Willey.
In the meantime, South Africa’s stand-in captain David Miller marked a milestone on this match. He earned his one centesimal cap for South Africa (and 103rd T20I cap after three appearances for a World XI). “Wanting again, it is gone so shortly. I might by no means have dreamt to have performed as many video games for South Africa as I’ve,” Miller mentioned in an announcement. “It is taken me 13 years to succeed in this milestone, and I am simply actually privileged to have represented my nation for so long as I’ve, and I am actually excited for right now.”

England: 1 Jason Roy, 2 Jos Buttler (capt & wk), 3 Dawid Malan, 4 Moeen Ali, 5 Jonny Bairstow, 6 Liam Livingstone, 7 Sam Curran, 8 Chris Jordan, 9 Adil Rashid, 10 David Willey, 11 Reece Topley

South Africa: 1 Quinton de Kock (wk), 2 Reeza Hendricks, 3 Rilee Rossouw, 4 Aiden Markram, 5 Tristan Stubbs, 6 David Miller (capt), 7 Andile Phehlukwayo, 8 Keshav Maharaj, 9 Anrich Nortje, 10 Lungi Ngidi, 11 Tabraiz Shamsi

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