Eoin Morgan’s squad have currently won all four of the matches in the 2021 T20I World Cup so far and will hope to secure their semi-final place with a win over South Africa on Saturday.
Jos Buttler has starred with the bat and in their last game against Sri Lanka he became the first ever England men’s player to have scored a century in all three formats of the game: Test, ODI and T20.
England’s spinners, Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali, have both seen great success with the ball and have ravelled opponents in all matches taking 11 wickets between them, including an incredible 4-2 from Rashid in their opening match against the West Indies.
South Africa currently sit two points behind England in the table having won three out of their four matches.
Their first match against Australia ended in a nail-biting end as the Aussies managed to win by five wickets with only two balls remaining. The 2016 T20 World Champions, West Indies, lost to South Africa by eight wickets before South Africa then had another tense finish with Sri Lanka, winning by four wickets with one ball left.
Bangladesh were thrashed by South Africa only making it to 84 before all players were out.
Here is all you need to know ahead of both teams’ final Super12 group stage match
When is England v South Africa?
England will play South Africa on Saturday 6 November 2021.
Where is the England v South Africa match taking place?
The match will be held at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Both teams have played once at the stadium and with both teams winning.
What time is the England v South Africa match taking place?
The match is due to start at 2pm GMT.
How can I watch the T20 World Cup on TV?
Every game will be available to watch through the Sky Sports Cricket channel on Sky. The Coverage will begin an hour before the scheduled start time for each game.
Live streams will be available for those who have a subscription to Sky Sports. Live streaming is available to watch through Sky Go or through the Sky Sports website if you have a subscription through Virgin Media or Now TV.
Subscription to Sky Sports is available from £18.99 a month.
NOW TV Sports Day Membership is from £9.99 for 24 hours of sport.
England vs South Africa - T20 history
England have faced South Africa a total of 20 times in T20 history with England winning 10 of these times, South Africa winning nine and the two teams drawing on one occasion.
The last time the two teams played each other in a T20 match was in 2020 during England’s tour of South Africa. England won the T20 series 2-1 with the last two matches seeing both teams reach scores of 204 in the second T20 and 226 in the decider.
What is the team news?
The biggest setback for the current number one ranked team in T20 came during their match against Sri Lanka on Monday. Tymal Mills limped off the pitch after bowling only nine balls. A scan on Tuesday has since revealed the extent of his thigh strain which has now ruled him out of the remaining matches in the World Cup.
Reece Topley has been named in the squad having initially been a listed reserve.
Possible starting line ups:
England: Eoin Morgan (c), Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
South Africa: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi
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