South Africa vs England 4th Test Live Today | Rattled South Africa seek revival in the series decider | Friday 24 January 2020

England Tour Of South Africa is underway where the 4th test match will go live from Wanderers, Johannesburg on Friday, 24 January – Tuesday, 28 January 10:00 am local and 08.00 am GMT.

“South Africa vs England” 4th Test Match Live

A win in the first test in Centurion promised a lot, but South Africa subsequently succumbed to England’s all-round brilliance and is now facing its second consecutive defeat at home.

South Africa’s performance in the last two tests has been disappointing. Apart from her Vice-Captain Quinton de Kock, her struggles have brought nothing. The bowlers showed brilliant flashes, but lack of consistency helped the English batsmen to take advantage of every opportunity.

To exacerbate their suffering, they will miss the services of their leading pacemaker Kagiso Rabada. Rabada has taken more doors than anyone else in the series so far but will retire from the fourth test after being found guilty of violating the ICC Code of Conduct in Port Elizabeth.

The Proteas, who traveled to Sri Lanka last year, now have the prospect of two series defeats at home: something that has not happened since 1949/50. With on-field series and ICC World Test Championship points, they have a lot to offer. The buzz around saying goodbye to Vernon Philander and possibly the last test appearance for her skipper at home could increase motivation.

England has meanwhile stamped its authority over the hosts. While Ben Stokes continues to play in a league of its own, the young players Dom Sibley and Ollie Pope have experienced a heyday with the bat to set positive signs for the future.

The bowling unit also took on the task despite the absence of experienced James Anderson. Stuart Broad, the leader of the pack, has 12 gates in the series – two less than Rabada. When he last appeared at the Wanderers four years ago his 17.06. On the third day, South Africa faltered and his team got into a series victory.

A re-energizing Jofra Archer could be back in the XI to make the most of the jumping surface. The conditions could mean that Spinner Dom Bess has cleared the way despite his performance in the third test. England will also keep an eye on the fitness of Pacer Mark Wood, who survived his comeback after an injury.

Do you know what happened last time when they met?

The hosts joined the Top 4 of England in Port Elizabeth before Stokes and Pope completed 203 runs for the fifth wicket, both scoring hundreds. Sam Curran and Wood’s consolidated visitor numbers, as Joe Root said on 499/9. Bess, the off-spinner, took command and got five to leave South Africa with 109/5. De Kock’s sturdy 63 was not enough as they were forced to continue.

South Africa also suffered in its second inning spin, with Roots part-time off-spin causing problems. The recent bankruptcy of 99 between Keshav Maharaj and Dane Paterson could only delay the inevitable when England emerged victorious through innings and 53 runs and took a 2-1 lead.

Captain’s View

Faf du Plessis, captain of South Africa: “For me as a captain, it is important that we continue to move forward. Nothing has changed. In terms of performance, I and the team feel the pressure, but we will continue to fight. “

Joe Root, captain of England: “It’s a great template for how we want to play our cricket in the future, get big initial earnings and drive the game from there. We had four boys under 25 who made hundreds or took five for five and this is a great place. We have adapted quickly so far. We learned our lesson very quickly from Centurion. It will be very different in Jo’burg, different challenges for Batters and Bowlers. “

Weather Conditions For “England vs South Africa” 4th Test Match Live

Light rain is expected in the first two days, which can lead to frequent interruptions. Wanderers have traditionally been a fast-paced venue, and it’s no surprise if both teams launch an all-team attack in Port Elizabeth despite the success of their spinners.

Teams Squads For “South Africa vs England” 4th Test Match live | Friday 24 January 2020

England Team Squad

  • Joe Root (Captain)
  • James Anderson
  • Jofra Archer
  • Jonny Bairstow (Keeper)
  • Dom Bess
  • Stuart Broad
  • Rory Burns
  • Jos Buttler
  • Zak Crawley
  • Sam Curran
  • Joe Denly
  • Jack Leach
  • Craig Overton
  • Matt Parkinson
  • Ollie Pope
  • Dom Sibley
  • Ben Stokes
  • Chris Woakes
  • Mark Wood

South Africa Team Squad

  • Faf du Plessis (Captain)
  • Temba Bavuma
  • Quinton de Kock (Keeper)
  • Dean Elgar
  • Zubayr Hamza
  • Beuran Hendricks
  • Keshav Maharaj
  • Pieter Malan
  • Aiden Markram
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Dane Paterson
  • Keegan Petersen
  • Keegan Petersen
  • Andile Phehlukwayo
  • Vernon Philander
  • Dwaine Pretorius
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Rudi Second
  • Rassie van der Dussen

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