The final game of the 3-match T20I series is a do or die situation for both the teams as the series is currently tied at 1-1. While South Africa won the first game of the series by a close margin, England showcased their dominance in the second game of the series. Now, the upcoming match scheduled to be held on February 16th at the SuperSport Park, Centurion will decide who will be the one walking away with the final victory. The game will set in motion at 6:00 PM IST.
Both the teams recorded a close-end victory and shall be looking forward to sealing the series with their best efforts. Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Jason Roy are strengthening the batting line-up of England while the bowling segment is highly supported by Tom Curran and Chris Jordan.
On the other hand, South Africa’s top-order comprising of Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, and Rasse van der Dussen is on fire, laying down the foundations of team’s victory. Meanwhile, Lungi Ngidi and Andile Phehlukwayo have been taking the bowling action of the Proteas a notch up.
Pitch Report and Weather Conditions
The Centurion pitch is considered to be one of the quickest pitches in South Africa. It has a lot to offer for the batsmen with the ball easily coming onto the bat. The team winning the toss is expected to bat first.
Talking about the weather in Centurion, it is perfect for a game day. The sun will be shining bright with no chances of rain. The temperature will be around 24-28 degrees Celsius.
Probable Playing XI
Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Rassie van der Dussen, JJ Smuts, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Bjorn Fortuin, Beuran Hendricks, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi
Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (c), Joe Denly, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
Quinton de Kock