Preview:England won the toss and elected to field first in opposition to South Africa in first Take a look at of four-match sequence. James Anderson turns into the 2nd Englishman after Alastair Cook dinner to feature in 150 Assessments. Meanwhile, Ben Stokes has been selected to play after having been a doubt when his father Ged fell significantly sick in Johannesburg on Monday, nonetheless the latter is out of intensive care and exhibiting indicators of enchancment. A flu malicious program that has swept by means of the England camp in the accumulate-up to the take a look at has ruled seamer Chris Woakes, middle tell batsman Ollie Pope and left-arm spinner Jack Leach out of competition. But seamers Jofra Archer and Stuart Unprecedented recovered sufficiently from flu to buy their field in the facet in what is an all-seam assault.
South Africa: Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Zubayr Hamza, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Dwaine Pretorius, Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
England: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Joe Denly, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler(w), Sam Curran, Jofra Archer, Stuart Unprecedented, James Anderson