The 4 matches test series between South Africa and Australia begins tomorrow. The first test match will be played tomorrow at Kingsmead Durban. Both the teams have named their squad ahead of the match. While Australia will thrive on its pace attack and inform skipper Steve Smith who is in magnificent form, South Africa is planning to go with slower pitches and full-strength squad to beat Australia. overall, a good contest between bat and ball is expected to begin at Durban. The SA vs AUS match preview is listed below.
Series- Australia tour of South Africa 2018
Venue- Kingsmead, Durban
Date and time- March 01-05; 10:00 AM Local; 01:30 PM IST
South Africa has requested for slower pitches. The pitch is expected to favor spinners.
Avg 1st inn score-299
Avg 2nd inn score-266
Avg 3rd inn score-261
Avg 4th inn score-198
Highest Total-658/9 (166.2 Ov) by RSA vs WI
Lowest Total-66/10 (34.1 Ov) by Ind vs RSA
Highest Chased-340/5 (104.5 Ov) by RSA vs Aus
Lowest Defended-166/10 (79.3 Ov) by NZ vs RSA
Faf du Plessis(c), Temba Bavuma, Heinrich Klaasen, Quinton de Kock, Vernon Philander, Theunis de Bruyn, AB de Villiers, Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Lungisani Ngidi, Morne Morkel, Willem Mulder, Kagiso Rabada
Steven Smith(c), Jhye Richardson, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, David Warner, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Cameron Bancroft, Pat Cummins, Peter Handscomb, Nathan Lyon, Jon Holland, Chadd Sayers
Will update soon.
Steve Smith (c), David Warner, Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Starc, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine (wk), Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood
Please note: The SA vs AUS match preview we are providing here is based on our research and understanding. Please choose your own playing 11 from the squad listed above.
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