The 2nd test match between South Africa vs England schedule to play on Saturday, 2 January at Newlands, Cape Town. Today test match prediction raised many questions after unexpected result of 1st test match as England won by 241 runs.
English cricket team has guaranteed six wickets for only 38 keeps running on day five of the first Test against South Africa to seal a decided 241-run win in Durban. It was just England’s second Test triumph far from home subsequent to 2012 and their biggest as far as keeps running against South Africa since the Proteas were readmitted to universal cricket in 1991.
Conversely it was a fourth annihilation in the previous five Tests for South Africa, whose position at the highest point of the Test rankings is under expanding danger from India. The Proteas scored 421 against the Windies in Cape Town in January yet did not reach 250 again in 10 finished Test innings in 2015.
After the defeat in 1st test match, South Africa have bring in wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock into their squad for the second Test against England in Cape Town giving an unmistakable sign that AB de Villiers will be soothed of the gloves taking after the 241-run rout in Durban. Chris Morris, the fast bowler, has additionally been gotten to reinforce the pace stocks taking after the damage to Dale Steyn.
An other change is expected as Hardus Viljoen set on standby after two progressive ten-wicket pulls. Not at all like Morris, Viljoen has not formally been rung but rather has been advised to stay prepared on the off chance that he is required – further proposing Steyn won’t be passed it. Viljoen’s establishment partner, opening batsman, Stephen Cook has passed up a major opportunity.
England Test Team Squad: Alastair Cook, Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonathan Bairstow, Gary Ballance, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Nick Compton, Mark Footitt, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Samit Patel, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, James Taylor, Chris Woakes.
South Africa Test Team Squad: Hashim Amla (capt), Kyle Abbott, Temba Bavuma, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Morne Morkel, Dane Piedt, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn, Stiaan van Zyl.
As this year was not good for Proteas in test matches hope new year will bring new luck for them. So, the today test match prediction guided to equal chances of win for both sides, but with Hopefully South Africa will make come back to stay on top of test ranking.