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Match 20 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 will be played between England and South Africa (ENG vs SA). The match will be played at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on October 21 at 2:00 PM IST.

ENG vs SA (England vs South Africa), Match 20 - Match Information

Match: England vs South Africa, Match 20
Date: October 21, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM IST
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

ENG vs SA (England vs South Africa), Match 20 Preview

England have played 3 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fifth on the points table, while South Africa have also played 3 matches in the series and they are currently ranked third on the points table.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Points Table

The points table of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
New Zealand 4 4 0 8 +1.923
India 4 4 0 8 +1.659
South Africa 3 2 1 4 +1.385
Pakistan 3 2 1 4 -0.137
England 3 1 2 2 -0.084
Australia 3 1 2 2 -0.734
Bangladesh 4 1 3 2 -0.784
Netherlands 3 1 2 2 -0.993
Afghanistan 4 1 3 2 -1.250
Sri Lanka 3 0 3 0 -1.532

Both teams last played against each other in the 3rd ODI of England in South Africa, 3 ODI Series 2023 where Jos Buttler scored the highest fantasy points for England with 193 match fantasy points while Heinrich Klaasen topped the fantasy points leaderboard for South Africa with 131 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by England against Afghanistan, Afghanistan beat England by 69 runs. The top fantasy player for England was Adil Rashid who scored 107 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against the Netherlands, the Netherlands beat South Africa by 38 runs. The top fantasy player for South Africa was Marco Jansen who scored 83 fantasy points.

ENG vs SA, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 241 runs. The pitch at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

The temperature is expected to be around 30°C with 62% humidity. 2.29 m/s winds are expected. Cloud cover is expected, so expect some movement to aid the pace bowlers.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 71% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. 

ENG vs SA, Head-to-Head

In the 69 matches played between these 2 teams, England's bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the batters have earned the most fantasy points for South Africa.

ENG vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Quinton de Kock 5 340 68 0 0 20, 109, 100, 84, 27 -
Dawid Malan 5 317 63.4 0 0 32, 140, 14, 4, 127 -
Jos Buttler 5 138 27.6 0 0 9, 20, 43, 30, 36 -
  1. Quinton de Kock

    Quinton de Kock can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 82 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. This player is a top-order batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, Quinton de Kock has scored 20, 109, 100, 84 and 27 runs at an average of 68 per match.

  2. Dawid Johannes Malan

    Dawid Malan is a Batter and has an average of 76 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick in your team. He is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 32, 140, 14, 4 and 127 runs averaging 63.4 per match.

  3. Joseph Charles Buttler

    Jos Buttler is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 70 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Jos Buttler is a right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 138 runs at an average of 27.6 per match.

ENG vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Kagiso Rabada 3 9 1.8 7 1.4 0, 9, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 3, 2
Adil Rashid 3 46 9.2 4 0.8 0, 20, 11, 0, 15 3, 0, 0, 1, 0
Gerald Coetzee 4 22 4.4 4 0.8 0, 22, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 3, 0, 0
  1. Kagiso Rabada

    Kagiso Rabada is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Kagiso Rabada is a right-arm fast bowler and in the recent 3 matches, he has taken 2, 0, 0, 3 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.4.

  2. Adil Usman Rashid

    Adil Rashid is a bowler and has an average of 72 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.5 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a leg-break bowler and in the recent 3 matches, Adil Rashid has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  3. Gerald William Coetzee

    Gerald Coetzee is a bowler and has an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 8 games, a fantasy rating of 7.5 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a right-arm fast bowler and in the recent 4 matches, this player has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

ENG vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Aiden Markram 4 176 35.2 0 0 1, 56, 106, 0, 13 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Marco Jansen 3 47 9.4 4 0.8 0, 9, 26, 0, 12 2, 0, 0, 2, 0
Moeen Ali 3 70 14 0 0 11, 0, 0, 56, 3 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Aiden Kyle Markram

    Aiden Markram is an all-rounder and has an average of 86 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Aiden Markram is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 4 matches, he has scored 176 runs averaging 35.2 per match.

  2. Marco Jansen

    Marco Jansen is an all-rounder and has an average of 81 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a left-arm medium-fast bowler and in the recently played 3 matches, Marco Jansen has taken 2, 0, 0, 2 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  3. Moeen Munir Ali

    Moeen Ali is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 73 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.2. This player is a batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 3 matches, Moeen Ali has scored 11, 0, 0, 56 and 3 runs at an average of 14 per match.

ENG vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Adil Rashid 3 46 9.2 4 0.8 0, 20, 11, 0, 15 3, 0, 0, 1, 0
Joe Root 4 196 39.2 1 0.2 0, 11, 82, 77, 26 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
Harry Brook 5 138 27.6 0 0 66, 20, 25, 17, 10 -
Marco Jansen 3 47 9.4 4 0.8 0, 9, 26, 0, 12 2, 0, 0, 2, 0
Keshav Maharaj 3 40 8 5 1 0, 40, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 2, 2
Kagiso Rabada 3 9 1.8 7 1.4 0, 9, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 3, 2

The top point-getters for England are Adil Rashid with 107 match fantasy points, Joe Root with 86 match fantasy points and Harry Brook with 85 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for South Africa are Marco Jansen with 83 match fantasy points, Keshav Maharaj with 78 match fantasy points and Kagiso Rabada with 77 match fantasy points.

ENG vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Quinton de Kock 5 340 68 0 0 20, 109, 100, 84, 27 -
Kagiso Rabada 3 9 1.8 7 1.4 0, 9, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 3, 2
Dawid Malan 5 317 63.4 0 0 32, 140, 14, 4, 127 -
Jos Buttler 5 138 27.6 0 0 9, 20, 43, 30, 36 -
Aiden Markram 4 176 35.2 0 0 1, 56, 106, 0, 13 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Quinton de Kock

    Quinton de Kock is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 82 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He is a top-order batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 340 runs at an average of 68 per match.

  2. Kagiso Rabada

    Kagiso Rabada is a bowler and has an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Kagiso Rabada bowls right-arm fast and in the recent 3 matches, he has taken 2, 0, 0, 3 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.4.

  3. Dawid Johannes Malan

    Dawid Malan is a batter and has an average of 76 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 5 matches, Dawid Malan has scored 317 runs at an average of 63.4 per match.

  4. Joseph Charles Buttler

    Jos Buttler is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 70 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 138 runs averaging 27.6 per match.

  5. Aiden Kyle Markram

    Aiden Markram is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Aiden Markram has an average of 86 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 4 matches, this player has scored 1, 56, 106, 0 and 13 runs at an average of 35.2 per match.

ENG vs SA Squad Information

England (ENG) Squad: Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali, Dawid Malan, Jos Buttler, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, David Willey, Mark Wood, Reece Topley, Liam Livingstone, Jofra Archer, Sam Curran, Harry Brook and Gus Atkinson.

South Africa (SA) Squad: Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Quinton de Kock, Tabraiz Shamsi, Keshav Maharaj, Lizaad Williams, Heinrich Klaasen, Kagiso Rabada, Aiden Markram, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lungi Ngidi, Gerald Coetzee and Marco Jansen.

ENG vs SA Possible Playing XI

England (ENG) Possible Playing XI: Dawid Malan, Jos Buttler, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley, Mark Wood, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran and Chris Woakes.

South Africa (SA) Possible Playing XI: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Gerald Coetzee, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram and Marco Jansen.

ENG vs SA Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Quinton de Kock and Jos Buttler

Batters: Dawid Malan, Temba Bavuma and Harry Brook

All-Rounders: Aiden Markram and Marco Jansen

Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Adil Rashid, Gerald Coetzee and Reece Topley

Captain: Marco Jansen

Vice-Captain: Kagiso Rabada

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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