20°C / 22°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 30°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 31°C
  • 17°C
  • Wed
  • 27°C
  • 15°C
  • Thu
  • 29°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 29°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 24°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 21°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 21°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 24°C
  • 16°C
  • Thu
  • 25°C
  • 19°C
  • Fri
  • 25°C
  • 19°C
  • Sun
  • 28°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 32°C
  • 19°C
  • Tue
  • 33°C
  • 19°C
  • Wed
  • 29°C
  • 17°C
  • Thu
  • 32°C
  • 19°C
  • Fri
  • 32°C
  • 19°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 30°C
  • 14°C
  • Tue
  • 32°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 29°C
  • 16°C
  • Thu
  • 29°C
  • 15°C
  • Fri
  • 29°C
  • 15°C
  • Sun
  • 29°C
  • 22°C
  • Mon
  • 28°C
  • 20°C
  • Tue
  • 23°C
  • 20°C
  • Wed
  • 25°C
  • 20°C
  • Thu
  • 26°C
  • 22°C
  • Fri
  • 26°C
  • 22°C
  • Sun
  • 23°C
  • 19°C
  • Mon
  • 20°C
  • 14°C
  • Tue
  • 19°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 20°C
  • 16°C
  • Thu
  • 22°C
  • 16°C
  • Fri
  • 22°C
  • 16°C
  • Sun
  • 29°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 22°C
  • 13°C
  • Tue
  • 28°C
  • 12°C
  • Wed
  • 31°C
  • 14°C
  • Thu
  • 34°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 34°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 14°C
  • Mon
  • 18°C
  • 10°C
  • Tue
  • 26°C
  • 9°C
  • Wed
  • 28°C
  • 12°C
  • Thu
  • 32°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 32°C
  • 13°C
  • Sun
  • 28°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 32°C
  • 18°C
  • Tue
  • 34°C
  • 17°C
  • Wed
  • 29°C
  • 18°C
  • Thu
  • 33°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 33°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 29°C
  • 13°C
  • Mon
  • 32°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 30°C
  • 13°C
  • Wed
  • 33°C
  • 15°C
  • Thu
  • 35°C
  • 18°C
  • Fri
  • 35°C
  • 18°C
  • Sun
  • 28°C
  • 18°C
  • Mon
  • 35°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 25°C
  • 17°C
  • Wed
  • 28°C
  • 16°C
  • Thu
  • 29°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 29°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 23°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 19°C
  • 15°C
  • Tue
  • 19°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 20°C
  • 16°C
  • Thu
  • 22°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 22°C
  • 17°C

No changes to Proteas team despite defeat

The starting team from the Cape Town test, which England won in a thrilling finish, plus bowler Dane Paterson, will travel to Port Elizabeth for the third test, which starts on Thursday.

The Proteas Test squad will be unchanged ahead of the remaining two of the four-match series against England. Picture: CSA/Twitter

CAPE TOWN – South Africa have kept the same team for the last two tests against England despite their 189-run defeat at Newlands this week that left the series level at 1-1.

The starting team from the Cape Town test, which England won in a thrilling finish, plus bowler Dane Paterson will travel to Port Elizabeth for the third test, which starts on Thursday.

The rest of the squad members will stay with their franchise teams and continue to compete in domestic four-day competition.

“The selection panel are placing an emphasis on the importance of game time for non-starting players and prefer that they are available to their teams to help boost the competition,” Cricket South Africa said in a statement on Friday.

“They will join the national team if and when required.”

The third test at St George’s Park is followed by the last at the Wanderers in Johannesburg from Jan 24-28. South Africa won the first test in Pretoria by 107 runs.

Squad: Faf du Plessis (captain), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Zubayr Hamza, Beuran Hendricks, Keshav Maharaj, Pieter Malan, Anrich Nortje, Dane Paterson, Andile Phehlukwayo, Vernon Philander, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Rudi Second, Rassie van der Dussen.

Comments

EWN welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

- Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
- Sexism
- Homophobia
- Religious intolerance
- Cyber bullying
- Hate speech
- Derogatory language
- Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the EWN community a safe and welcoming space for all.

EWN reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

EWN is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

comments powered by Disqus