South Africa v England 2nd Twenty20: betting tips, prediction & odds
Welcome to our South Africa v England betting tips, winner prediction and odds analysis for the second Twenty20 International at Boland Park, Paarl, on Sunday.
England got over the line in the opening T20 International at Newlands, Cape Town, on Friday thanks to an unbeaten knock from veteran Jonny Bairstow, who was man of the match. They can seal yet another T20 series win with victory in Paarl.
There was little between the teams outside of Bairstow’s knock on Friday, but that’s the beauty of this England team; they always seem to have someone capable of standing up on the day, even when the teams as a whole has not played particularly well.
For the match at Boland Park, the weather is expected to be warm and clear and it’s generally a flat pitch that offers some assistance to spinners. Left-arm wrist spinner George Linde was impressive in his first T20I game for the Proteas on Friday and it will be interesting to see if he is used early against powerful England opener Jason Roy, who Linde dismissed early in the first match.
England are likely to stick with the same team that won the opener, although speedster Mark Wood is a chance to come into this match or the third match at Cape Town on Tuesday.
For South Africa, express pace bowler Anrich Nortje, who did well in the recent IPL, could replace Beuran Hendricks, who had a match to forget on Friday.
Read on for our free South Africa v England tips ahead of their T20 clash in Paarl on Sunday, November 29.
South Africa v England 2020 T20, ODI series schedule, results
South Africa v England T20 series
First T20: Friday, November 27: South Africa 6-179 (Faf du Plessis 58; Sam Curran 3-28) lost to England 5-183 (Bairstow 86 no; George Linde 2-20, Lungi Ngidi 2-31) by five wickets in Cape Town. Man of the match: Jonny Bairstow.
Second T20: Sunday, November 29, Paarl.
Third T20: Tuesday, December 1, Cape Town.
South Africa v England one-day internationals
First ODI: Friday, December 4, Cape Town.
Second ODI: Sunday, December 6, Paarl.
Third ODI: Wednesday, December 9, Cape Town.
South Africa v England cricket squads
South Africa: Quinton de Kock (c), Temba Bavuma, Junior Dala, Faf du Plessis, Bjorn Fortuin, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Janneman Malan, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lutho Sipamla , Jon-Jon Smuts, Glenton Stuurman, Pite van Biljon, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne.
England: T20Is: Eoin Morgan (c), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Sam Billings, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood.
England: ODIs: Eoin Morgan (c), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Tom Curran, Lewis Gregory, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Olly Stone, Reece Topley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
South Africa v England 2nd T20 odds
Head to head odds: South Africa $2.31, England $1.59
Man of the match betting:
$8 Quinton de Kock, Jos Buttler
$9 Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow
$11 Ben Stokes, Dawid Malan
$13 Faf du Plessis, Kagiso Rabada, Eoin Morgan, Rassie van der Dussen, Reeza Hendricks, Jofra Archer
Top batsman South Africa odds:
$3.25 Quinton de Kock
$4.25 Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis
$4.50 Rassie van der Dussen
$5 Henrich Klaasen
$8 Pite van Biljon
$9 David Miller
Top batsman England odds:
$3.75 Jos Buttler
$4 Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow
$4.50 Dawid Malan
$5 Eoin Morgan
$7 Ben Stokes
$11 Sam Billings
Top bowler South Africa odds:
$3.50 Kagiso Rabada
$4.33 Lungi Ngidi
$4.50 Anrich Nortje
$5 Andile Phehlukwayo, George Linde
$6 Tabraiz Shamsi, Dwaine Pretorius, Junior Dala
Top bowler England odds:
$3.75 Jofra Archer
$4.33 Mark Wood, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid
$4.50 Sam Curran
$5 Tom Curran, Reece Topley
$7 Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali
* Full odds available at Betway.com.
South Africa v England betting tips
Our cricket tipsters have examined the odds and found several Proteas v England tips for Sunday’s T20 International.
Quinton de Kock top score for South Africa/South Africa to win double
We are backing up on our faith in de Kock from the opening match, simply because of the massive importance of the dashing opener for the home team. If de Kock cuts loose with a big knock, the Proteas win more often than not. He carries a heavy burden for his team but is simply one of the best and most damaging batsmen in world cricket.
Chris Jordan most wickets for England
Jordan is a real specialist in the short form of the game and just has a great knack of picking up wickets. Similar to with India’s Mohammed Shami, we have had a lot of success backing Jordan to take most wickets because even when he is conceding plenty of runs he often still manages to snare a couple.
South Africa v England prediction 29/11/2020
England were lucky to get over the line in the opener. Their bowling was plain, fielding ordinary and, Bairstow aside, so was the batting. South Africa also have their issues but this is T20 cricket and it will take only one or two great batting displays and a decent spell from the likes of Rabada or Nortje etc to put them right in the mix. There is never too much between these sides. Our final South Africa v England prediction: South Africa to win in a thriller.
South Africa v England lowdown
South Africa: SuperSport. England: Sky Sports Cricket. India: Sony Six, Sony ESPN. Australia: Fox Sports, KAYO.
All of the top online betting sites will offer markets on cricket.
The game starts at 2.30pm local time (12.30pm GMT) on November 29, 2020.
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