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Editor’s Pick - England South Africa Second Test

In the first test, England Beat South Africa by 211 runs. The match was over on the fourth day, with Moeen Ali taking six wickets to stump the opponents. South Africa was truly taken by surprise and bowled out for 119 runs.
England’s first innings saw 458 runs on the board. South Africa replied with 361, falling short by 97 runs. In a test match, this difference is honestly not much. England came in to add on 233 more runs, giving SA a target of 330. They did not see what hit them. They did not see Moeen Ali. South Africa fell short by a massive 211.

Now for our game. In the first test match on our fantasy app, Vernon Philander and Keshav Maharaj have performed better than expectations. My previous lineup did not include Moeen Ali, Vernon Philander, and Keshav Maharaj.
Stuart Broad and de Kock can also be included.

So keeping all this in mind, let’s see what our lineup for the second test could be

Batsmen
Temba Bavuma
Joe Root
Alastair Cook

Bowlers
Morne Morkel
Keshav Maharaj
Stuart Broad
Kagiso Rabada

Wicket-Keepers
Jonny Bairstow
Quinton De Kock

All-Rounders
Ben Stokes
Moeen Ali

I have done this before. Pick the top performing players while ignoring the percentage of the fans selection. There are always differences. For instance, Amla has a 70% selection rate by the fans. I am not adding him in my team.

Trend analysis is quite hard because the same player does not always consistently perform. Oh well. No one said it was easy.

Indu
P.S. Please note that the above-expressed opinions are purely the Editor’s. We do not take responsibility, nor can we guarantee the performance of the players. All the best !!!

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