Cricket: Hales and hearty…

England host South Africa in a day-night T20 international at the Ageas Bowl later Wednesday.

The home team will be looking to move on from the disappointment of their semifinal defeat in the ICC Champions Trophy last week, and have rested a number of stars to give younger players a chance.

South Africa will also be without some established players, and will be led by star batsman AB de Villiers as captain Faf du Plessis awaits the birth of his first child.

Even with the likes of Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali missing, the England will expect to win this clash. That said, they will be relying on their experienced players to come to the fore.

Opener Alex Hales has looked in great touch all summer, and we look for him to score heavily against an inexperienced South African attack.

Recommendation: Hales to be top match batsman at 6/1, Paddy Power 

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