England faces South Africa in the third ODI on Sunday, July 24, 2022, at Headingley Carnegie in Leeds from 3:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The England cricket team beat South Africa by 118 runs in the second ODI and levelled the three-match series 1-1. The match was reduced to 29 overs per side due to rain. England were dismissed for 201 runs in 28.1 overs Liam Livingstone top-scored for England with a 26-ball 38. Sam Curran also smashed 35 of just 18 balls towards the end. Pacer Dawine Pretorius picked four wickets for the South African side.
South Africa were knocked out for just 83 runs in their innings. Adil Rashid picked 3/29 with the ball on his return to the England side while Reece Topley picked two wickets. Heinrich Klaasen scored 33 of 40 balls for the Proteas. The South African cricket team had earlier beaten the hosts by 62 runs in the first ODI.
England vs South Africa 3rd ODI odds
10CRIC odds: England: 1.54, South Africa: 2.44
Betway odds: England: 1.53, South Africa: 2.40
Parimatch odds: England: 1.54, South Africa: 2.44
1xBet odds: England: 1.50, South Africa: 2.40
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
England vs South Africa head-to-head in ODIs
England and South Africa have faced each other 65 times in ODI cricket. The Three Lions have won 29 matches whereas the Proteas have won 31. Four games have ended with no results while one game was tied.
England have won two out of their last three head-to-head matches against South Africa.
England vs South Africa 3rd ODI probable playing XI
England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Phil Salt, Jos Buttler (captain & wicket-keeper), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley.
South Africa: Quinton De (wicket-keeper), Janneman Malan, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj (captain), Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi
England vs South Africa 3rd ODI top picks
England: Jonny Bairstow will be the player to watch out for from the English side. Bairstow has scored 233 runs in seven innings against South Africa in ODI cricket. The wicket-keeper has scored 91 runs in two matches this series.
South Africa: Rassie van der Dussen will be the top pick from the South African side. The 33-year-old has scored 1499 runs in 31 innings at an average of 71.38 in this format. Van der Dussen scored 134 runs in the first ODI against England.
England vs South Africa 3rd ODI prediction
England will start as favourites against South Africa. The hosts have the home advantage against the visitors. The Jos Butler led-England side will go into the final match having hammered South Africa in the 2nd ODI.
South Africa have struggled against England in recent times and will go into the final game as underdogs. The Proteas have a better head-to-head record against England.
England vs South Africa 3rd ODI playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 22°C
Wind: 12 km/h