1st Test Match South Africa vs England Live Score Ball By Ball, get the today match England vs South Africa cricinfo live score ball by ball updates for free. The Boxing Day test match between SA vs ENG will start on Saturday, 26 December 2015 at Kingsmead, Durban. The today cricket match live score updates you with who scored the most runs and who took the most wicket in this match.
The 1st test match between South Africa and England cricket team on Boxing Day this year will be the most intrigue. These old rivals have more in common than they would like to admit that this time South Africa vs England Live Score will not going so high, and that’s exactly what makes the prospect so spicy. Flaws aren’t necessarily a bad thing; they add intrigue and level the playing field, but the weak spots of South Africa and England are remarkably similar.
The bad news for England team that James Anderson not playing due to calf strain that effects in resistance of South Africa vs England Live Score to grow bigger and even if he recovers fitness in time for Cape Town it could have a detrimental effect on a player who has bowled only five overs on tour. In his absence, Chris Woakes can expect to earn a recall to make his fifth Test appearance, having last featured against India at The Oval in August 2014.
In batting lineup at the top of the order to dominate the South Africa vs England Live Score, Hales’s debut means Cook’s partner in the UAE, Moeen Ali, slipping back to No. 8. Ian Bell’s axing means a return for Nick Compton at No. 3, with James Taylor and Jonny Bairstow retaining the roles they inherited for the recent third Test in Sharjah. Steven Finn, who missed the Pakistan series with a stress injury in his foot, has roared back to form and fitness in double-quick time, and has leapfrogged all other contenders to reclaim his rightful place.
After a hectic tour of India, South Africa bring back it’s leading bowler Dale Steyn now that he has proven his fitness following a groin injury. His veteran new-ball partnership with Morne Morkel could prove vital in setting the tone for the series, especially if South Africa bowl first on a traditional Kingsmead mamba that means no big bars in South Africa vs England Live Score. But with strong hints from Hashim Amla that they will find room for a spinner come what may, it seems Dane Piedt will play in place of either Kyle Abbott or, more likely, Kagiso Rabada, whose tearaway speed may have to wait for an opening later in the series. Not content with being his team’s go-to batsman, AB de Villiers will reclaim the wicketkeeping duties from the out-of-form Dane Vilas.
South Africa Test Team Squad: Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Stiaan van Zyl, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, Jean-Paul Duminy, Kyle Abbott, Dane Piedt, Dean Elgar, Rilee Rossouw, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel, Dale Steyn.
England Test Team Squad: Alastair Cook, Alex Hales, Gary Ballance, James Taylor, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Mark Footitt, James Anderson, Steven Finn, Nick Compton, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Samit Patel.
It’s very clear in the Boxing Day Test Match Prediction that South Africa will win the toss and ball first and win the match as well with no problem. Although England players will try their hard to dominate over the South Africa vs England Live Score.