AUS vs SA: Australia Playing 11 Announced for Australia vs South Africa 2nd Test. Check official update

Updated on: Dec 25, 2022 9:52 am IST

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    Australia Playing 11 for AUS vs SA 2nd Test: In a massive breaking news development, hosts Australia have revealed their playing XI for the upcoming second Test match against Australia scheduled to be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne from 26 December, 2022. On a pretty tough Gabba wicket for batsmen, Australia managed to register an impressive 6-wicket victory against South Africa in the opening Test match. Australia have picked up a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series.

    AUS vs SA: Australia Playing 11 Announced for Australia vs South Africa 2nd Test. Check official update

    On the eve of the Boxing Day Test match against South Africa, Aussie captain Pat Cummins announced an unchanged playing 11 from the opening Test in Brisbane. Cummins also stated that their premier pace bowler Josh Hazlewood is still not completely fit after having missed the opening Test against the Proteas due to a side strain. This means that right-arm pacer Scott Boland retains his place in the Australian Test team for the 2nd Test against South Africa. Australia’s senior opening batsman David Warner will be playing his 100th Test match starting from Monday.

    “We gave Joshy (Hazlewood) every chance, (but) it just got to a stage where (he) more than anyone else felt like he was a little bit underdone,” Australia captain Pat Cummins told reporters on Christmas morning.

    “It’s a mark of the man really, he himself said ‘don’t feel quite right’ so he kind of pulled himself out of selection. We talk a lot about how (as) a team we need a squad mentality and I think it’s another great example,” he added.

    AUS Playing 11

    1. David Warner
    2. Usman Khawaja
    3. Marnus Labuschagne
    4. Steve Smith
    5. Travis Head
    6. Alex Carey
    7. Cameron Green
    8. Pat Cummins
    9. Mitchell Starc
    10. Nathan Lyon
    11. Scott Boland

     

    Australia vs South Africa Schedule

    Date Format Matches Time Venue Result
    17 – 21 December, 2022 1st Test Australia vs South Africa 5:50 AM IST Brisbane Australia won by 6 wickets
    26 – 30 December, 2022 2nd Test Australia vs South Africa 5 AM IST Melbourne
    4 – 8 January, 2023 3rd Test Australia vs South Africa 5 AM IST Sydney
    12 January, 2023 1st ODI Australia vs South Africa 8 AM IST Hobart
    14 January, 2023 2nd ODI Australia vs South Africa 7:10 AM IST Sydney
    17 January, 2023 3rd ODI Australia vs South Africa 10:10 AM IST Perth

     

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