South Africa selected to bat v Australia
That is Maharaj’s first worldwide since March when he suffered the harm in a Take a look at in opposition to West Indies. He was anticipated to be out for the remainder of the yr however has made a outstanding restoration and is in line for World Cup choice. Maharaj was chosen instead of Tabraiz Shamsi, who performed the primary two matches.
Breetzke and Ferreira got here in for Rassie van der Dussen and Dewald Brevis respectively, however neither was given a possibility to maintain wicket. Tristan Stubbs will proceed in that function after being handed the gloves firstly of the collection. South Africa caught to 3 quicks in Lungi Ngidi, Lizaad Williams and Gerald Coetzee, with Sisanda Magala unavailable on account of a knee harm and no phrase on whether or not he might be match for the naming of the World Cup squad on Tuesday.
Australia made one change of their decrease center order and introduced in Ashton Turner for Aaron Hardie and rotated their assault. Adam Zampa and Jason Behrendorff made method for Tanveer Sangha and Spencer Johnson.
South Africa: 1 Temba Bavuma, 2 Reeza Hendricks, 3 Matthew Breetzke, 4 Aiden Markram (capt), 5 Donovan Ferreira, 6 Tristan Stubbs (wk), 7 Bjorn Fortuin, 8 Keshav Maharaj 9 Gerald Coetzee 10 Lizaad Williams, 11 Lungi Ngidi
Australia: 1 Matthew Brief, 2 Travis Head, 3 Mitchell Marsh (c), 4 Josh Inglis (wk), 5 Marcus Stoinis, 6 Tim David, 7 Ashton Turner, 8 Sean Abbott, 9 Nathan Ellis, 10 Spencer Johnson, 11 Tanveer Sangha