South Africa vs England 3rd Test 14th Jan Match Preview Team Analysis, with England 0-1 ahead, South Africa will need to win this Test at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on Thursday Jan. 14 to keep their odds alive on this visit.
England started the four-match test series with a comfortable victory at Kingsmead, Durban. England never had a series victory against South Africa and now they have a very good chance of sealing the opportunity this time around. What a distinction a week makes. After not dealing with a 100-run association for over a year, South Africa scored up three at Newlands. They passed 250 without precedent for just about 12 months and various battling batsmen figured out how to get a few keeps running under their belts. Toward the end of the second Test, Hashim Amla additionally surrendered as skipper, with AB de Villiers assuming control for the rest of the visit.
How every one of these progressions will influence South Africa, we’ll just know when they exit onto the field at the Wanderers on Thursday. What we do know is that they will be without their pace pro Dale Steyn, who has not recouped from harm yet. There will likewise be no Vernon Philander, who is additionally battling with damage. This implies it will be dependent upon Morne Morkel to lead the assault, something he has finished with aplomb without South Africa’s backbone bowlers some time recently.
The surface at the Wanderers is liable to offer more for the bowlers with a lot of additional pace and bob, perfect for any semblance of Morkel and Rabada. With regards to whatever is left of the Proteas knocking down some pins lineup, they have a couple of decisions to make. Chris Morris, Hardus Viljoen and Kyle Abbott give a lot of choices, however choosing the blends will be precarious.
South Africa did not pick whatever other batsmen for the staying two Tests, which implies they are prone to hold on with Stiaan van Zyl at the highest point of the request. The left-hander has attempted to change in accordance with his part at the top, yet the Proteas will trust he figures out how to come great. For England, this Test offers the chance to wrap up the arrangement. Like South Africa, their bowlers will appreciate these conditions, and on the off chance that they can misuse the crimp in their hosts’ shield, they could have an arrangement win taken care of before procedures proceed onward to Centurion.
South Africa Team For 3rd Test Match: 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, Hardus Viljoen, Chris Morris, Quinton de Kock
England Team For 3rd Test Match: 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.
Watch the third Test between South Africa vs England, at Wanderers, from 8am, Thursday, Sky Sports 2 (UK) and SuperSport (South Africa)