Start time: 10: 00
Venue: St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
TELEVISION and also live stream: Supersport 2, SABC 3
South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test: Overview
The Proteas locate themselves in a setting they would certainly not have actually imagined in advance of the 2nd Test versus Sri Lanka at St George’s Park, starting on Thursday early morning.
The hosts are 1-0 down in the two-match collection and also can not opt for anything much less than a triumph as they seek to stop the hosts from a historical Test collection win on South African dirt.
This seeks they were stunned in the very first suit in Durban, as they had Sri Lanka 9 arches down with 78 competes triumph prior to Kusal Perera’s heroics produced a 2nd win at Kingsmead for the travelers.
South Africa had actually entered into the 4th day, which became the last, a bowler short, as all-rounder, Vernon Philander took out with a hamstring injury, which has actually ruled him out of the 2nd Test.
This might see the uncapped Wiaan Mulder gain his launching in Port Elizabeth, need to the selectors go with a like-for-like substitute.
However, the Proteas’ long-lasting batting troubles might see them go with an added batsman as opposed to an all-rounder, which sees Theunis de Bruyn and also Zubayr Hamza in the competing an area in the having fun XI.
South Africa: Faf du Plessis (c), Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Theunis de Bruyn, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Zubayr Hamza, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Duanne Olivier, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn.
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne( c), Niroshan Dickwella, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Milinda Siriwardana, Dhananjaya de Silva, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Mohamed Shiraz, Lakshan Sandakan, Lasith Embuldeniya.