Former South Africa tempo bowler Morne Morkel mentioned that South African bowlers must carry out their greatest to win in opposition to a formidable England staff.
Regardless of taking place to Australia in a slim defeat within the opening recreation, South Africa has bounced again with three successive wins in Group 1 of the T20 World Cup.
The proteas are nonetheless a win away from sealing their berth within the semi-final stage, and they are going to be up in opposition to Eoin Morgan and his males, who’re unbeaten within the match.
South Africa can beat England: Morne Morkel
Morkel, who performed 44 T20 Worldwide matches for South Africa, feels the Proteas can get the higher of England within the coming match.
“South Africa can beat England. The Sharjah wicket will go well with the Proteas and after successful a detailed recreation in opposition to Sri Lanka they may have an excellent understanding of situations,” Morkel wrote in his column for ICC.
The bowling assault is actually the Proteas’ energy: Morne Morkel
South Africa’s tempo duo of Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada have shared 13 wickets within the match between them to this point, and so they would be the key for them in opposition to the in-depth batting line-up of England.
Morkel feels South Africa’s new-ball pair can topple the England top-order and assist the staff seal a spot in semis.
“The bowling assault is actually the Proteas’ energy and I imagine they’ll bowl us into the semifinals,” Morkel talked about.
“If South Africa’s prime bowlers can hearth, they’ll actually rattle the England prime order,” he added.
Australia would be the different staff in rivalry given their superior web run-rate to South Africa on the factors desk, Aaron Finch and his males will maintain the higher hand.
Morkel feels that the destiny of Group 2 will probably be decided by the outputs of each the matches on Saturday.
“It’s a must-win recreation for South Africa in opposition to England on Saturday however the West Indies vs Australia can also be going to have large ramifications, with web run-rates doubtlessly coming into play,” Morkel mentioned.
Australia vs West Indies match will probably be staged first in Abu Dhabi, adopted by England’s conflict in opposition to Temba Bavuma-led facet in Sharjah on Friday.