World Cup 2023 England vs. South Africa: preview, team news, kickoff time


England vs South Africa Highlights:Due to net-run-rate calculations, South Africa lost their final Super 12 Group 1 encounter against England by 10 runs, but they were still unable to advance to the ICC T20 World Cup semifinals on Saturday. As he was put to bat, Aiden Markram made 52 off 25 deliveries without conceding a run, and Rassie van der Dussen hit an unbeaten 94 off 60 deliveries to lead South Africa to a dominant 189 for two. On 27 balls, Quinton de Kock scored 34.

At the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on Friday, South Africa defeated England by 27 runs in the first one-day international. England were bowled out for 271 when chasing a target of 299, despite a 146-run opening partnership between Jason Roy (113) and Dawid Malan (59). The Proteas reached 298/7 in 50 overs after David Miller struck a well-rested 53 and Rassie van der Dussen hammered his fourth century. Sam Currant took three wickets for England. South Africa had initially chosen to bat first after winning the toss.

Rugby World Cup semi-final 2023: South Africa vs England:

Venue: Stade de France, Paris 
Date: Saturday, 21 October 
Kick-off: 20:00 BST
Coverage: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live (build-up from 19:30 BS), plus live text on the BBC Sport website and app.

Head to head:

  • South Africa have won four out of their five games with England at World Cups, the last being the 32-12 victory in the 2019 final in Japan.
  • England have won three out of their last five Test matches against South Africa.
  • Overall in 45 games between the sides South Africa lead with 27 wins to England’s 16.

England vs south africa (Playing XI):

England (Playing XI):Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Ben Duckett, Harry Brook, Jos Buttler(w/c), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Olly Stone

South Africa (Playing XI):Temba Bavuma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Wayne Parnell, Sisanda Magala, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi.

England v South Africa Full squad:

South Africa squad: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock, Heinrich Klaasen, Rassie van der Dussen, Keshav Maharaj, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Sisanda Magala, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi.

England squad: Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Dawid Malan. Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Olly Stone, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes.

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