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Updated on August 16th 2022, 3:45:35 am

ENG vs SA Betting Odds, Tips and Match Predictions – 1st Test, 2022

Check out the England vs South Africa Betting Odds for 1st Test, 2022. Also have a look at the Match Preview, Toss Prediction, Pitch Report and Match Predictions of ENG vs SA.

Let’s get into the preview for the 1st Test between England and South Africa which will be held at Lord’s. England are the best test team playing at the moment especially at their home in England and they will look to carry on the momentum they had from the New Zealand and India test matches and win this match and get ahead in the World Test Championship standings.

On the other hand South Africa will be the underdog team but they are a very good test team so they will also be raring to go and get a great start to this series and win this test match and break the momentum for England. It will be a cracking test match.

ENG vs SA 1st Test Details:

When: 17tb August 2022

Where: Lords, London

Capacity: 30,000

Time: 3:30 PM IST

ENG vs SA Players to Watch Out For:

ENG: Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, James Anderson, Stuart Broad

SA: Dean Elgar, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Keegan Pietersen, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje

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ENG vs SA 1st Test Possible Playing XI:

ENG: Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (C),Harry Brook, Ben Foakes (WK),Craig Overton, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson

SA: Dean Elgar (C), Aiden Markaram, Keegan Pietersen, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Ryan Rickelton (WK), Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Glenton Stuurman, Duanne Oliver

ENG vs SA 1st Test Pitch Report:

The pitch at Lord’s will be one that will assist the fast bowlers in the start of the match and as the match goes on it will be better for batting so the team batting first has to get a score in excess of 300 to stay ahead in the game.

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ENG vs SA 1st Test Toss Prediction:

If England win the toss they will choose to bowl first but if South Africa win the toss then they will choose to bat first in this match

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ENG vs SA 1st Test Weather Report:

The first 2 days of the test match will be cold and the temperature will be around the 15 degrees mark with some chances of rain and the last 3 days of this year's match will be perfect for playing as the temperature will be around the 23 degrees mark.

ENG vs SA Betting Odds:











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Other Betting Odds:


Bet Category 



Which team wins the toss?- Equal 



Any player to score 100 in the match - 

Yes- 1.72

No - 1.92


Total runs in 1st over of match - 1.5

Over- 1.91

Under- 1.91


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