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England vs South Africa ()

Status-Match Ended Venue - The Oval, London, Date - 01/01/1970, Toss won by - England
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Squad details .

England

Alastair Cook, Andrew Strauss, Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Ravi Bopara, Graeme Swann, Graham Onions, James Anderson, Steven Finn, Stuart Broad, Tim Bresnan, Matt Prior,

South Africa

Alviro Petersen, Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla, Jacques Rudolph, JP Duminy, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Morne Morkel, Robin Peterson, Albie Morkel, Jacques Kallis, Vernon Philander, AB de Villiers, Thami Tsolekile

Pitch report

The pitch looks good for batting although the early seam movement might help the bowlers.
Weather

The weather has been forecasted to be rainy.


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SWOT Analysis
EnglandSouth Africa
StrengthStrong batting line-upLethal pace attack
WeaknessUnknownAlien conditions
OpportunitiesTo keep winning momentum goingTo start off the tour with a win
ThreatsDale Steyn and Jacques KallisKevin Pietersen and James Anderson
Head to head
  • Total match played: 138
  • Tied: 0
  • Drawn: 53
EnglandSouth Africa
Matches won5629
Home Wins2718
Away Wins2911
Highest Innings Score654 on March 03, 1939682 on July 31, 2003
Lowest Innings Score76 on July 29, 190730 on February 13, 1896
Top Performers
EnglandSouth Africa
Highest Total Chased248 on January 14, 2000283 on January 02, 1906
Lowest Total Defended76 on July 29, 1907126 on December 24, 1930
Most Prolific BatsmanDenis Compton - 2205 RunsBruce Mitchell - 2732 Runs
Highest Individual Score243 by Eddie Paynter On January 20, 1939277 by Graeme Smith On July 24, 2003
Most Successful BowlerSydney Barnes - 83 WicketsShaun Pollock - 91 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis9/28 by George Lohmann On March 02, 18969/113 by Hugh Tayfield On February 15, 1957