Australia VS South Africa Preview,Score card
It has to be a fresh start for South Africa after having a forgettable home series against India. They have lost both ODI and t20 series after winnig test series .Australia are coming in to the series after winning Transmam t20 triangular series aganst England and New Zealand. Aussies should be happy as they have won against nation which are higher in T2o rankings. It is also to be noted that they were unbeaten in the series. Prior that Aussies won the Ashes also. Durban will host the first of four test series.
South Africa Reloaded with players
South Africa played without some of their elite players against India in later half of the tournament. Ab De Villiers, Faf du Plesis joined the squad. Speculation is that this is the last big series for Ab De villiers. There for few positives for Proteas from their lost series against India. They have found potential competitor for Quinton De kock in the form of Klaseen. Ngidi Perforemed across all the formats. We can also expect slow tracks in this series as Faf has hinted in the press conference. This is the first time South Africa are playing four tests in a series against Asutralia after readmission in cricket in 1992.
Can Aussies batting counter South African Bowling?
Aussies have the current best test batsmen in world cricket. South African bowlers need to bowl out of their skins in order to imped him. David Warner was also in gret touch when he last played a test series in Siuth Africa. He scored three centuries in that series. Nathon Lyon might become Critical if slow pitch has been prepared. Australia might ponder to play another spinner also.
South Africa to win first test against .
A B De Villiers to score a century.
Rabada to pick four or more wickets