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| On Jan 1, 2022 3:02 PM IST

SA vs IND: Possible South Africa Playing 11 for 2nd Test

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SA Playing 11: The South African team will be up against the Indian team in the 2nd Test at Wanderers. Since 2016, the South Africa team have emerged victorious in 4 out of the 7 fixtures at this venue. The home team could not perform quite well in the 1st Test match and would be looking to improve their performances and maintain their fine track record in this ground.


Team News

  • South African team lost the 1st Test match by 113 runs.
  • The wicket keeper Quinton De Kock announced his immediate requirement from the test format.
  • The youngster Kyle Verreynne is a talented batter in domestic circuit, and is expected to replace De Kock.
  • The players like Rabada, Maharaj, Jansen, Ngidi are fit and confirmed to be playing.
  • Duanne Olivier is likely to make a comeback by replacing Wiaan Mulder in 11.

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SA Playing 11 (likely)


1. Dean Elgar (c)
2. Aiden Markram
3. Keegan Petersen
4. Rassie van der Dussen
5. Temba Bavuma
6. Kyle Verreynne (wk)
7. Wiaan Mulder/ Duanne Olivier
8. Marco Jansen
9. Keshav Maharaj
10. Kagiso Rabada
11. Lungi Ngidi

The team’s best batters were Dean Elgar and Temba Bavuma, who dislayed fine resistance in the 2nd innings. While the bowlers like Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi pitched in good lengths to take wickets in a consistent interval. The all rounder Jansen was impressive with his executions in 2nd innings. There can be 2 changes for 2nd Test, with one being forced change. The wicket keeper Kyle Verreynne is expected to feature in this test match replacing De Kock, while experienced Duanne Olivier is expected to be fit and making a comeback by replacing the retired Quinton De Kock.

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South Africa Squad

South Africa Squad: Dean Elgar (captain), Temba Bavuma (vice-captain), , Kagiso Rabada, Sarel Erwee, Beuran Hendricks, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne(wicket-keeper), Marco Jansen, Glenton Stuurman, Prenelan Subrayen, Sisanda Magala, Ryan Rickelton, Duanne Olivier


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1. Dean Elgar Stats in Tests

Name Matches Runs 50/100
Dean Elgar 70 4425 18/13

2. Kagiso Rabada Stats in Tests

Name Matches Wickets 5w/10w
Kagiso Rabada 48 220 10/4

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3. Temba Bavuma Stats in Tests

Name Matches Runs 50/100
Temba Bavuma 45 2184 16/1

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