England in SA

Proteas bowl first at Newlands as Malan debuts

2020-01-03 10:04
Faf du Plessis (Gallo)
Faf du Plessis (Gallo)

Cape Town - England have won the toss and will bat first in the second Test against the Proteas at Newlands on Friday. 

LIVE: Proteas v England, 2nd Test - Day 1

South Africa's team news was as expected, with opener Pieter Malan coming into the side to make his debut and replace the injured Aiden Markram in what was the only change. 

England, meanwhile, are without pace sensation Jofra Archer (elbow) and opener Rory Burns, who injured his ankle during a warm-up football match on Thursday.

South Africa lead the series 1-0 having won the first Test at Centurion by 107 runs. 

Teams:

SA

Dean Elgar, Pieter Malan, Zubayr Hamza, Faf du Plessis (captain), Rassie van der Dussen, Quinton de Kock, Dwaine Pretorius, Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje

England 

Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Joe Root, Ollie Pope, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

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