After won the ODI and T20 series in home, South Africa going to meet them in Australia for Test Series. The first Test is going to be starts on Thursday at the WACA (November 3). Previously, the both teams met together of Test match in early 2014.
Australia is in the failure face for the past couple of months. They lost the test matches to Sri Lanka and One Day matches & T20 matches to South Africa. So we all expect, Australia will bounce back in this series and to hold the title.
When: On Thursday, 3rd November, 2016. 10:30 AM local
Where: WACA Stadium, Perth
What to expect: No rain is expected during the duration of the Test. The famed WACA pitch is unlikely to be brimming with hostile pace and bounce like yesteryear but does have some grass covering to entice the bowlers.
Australia: Steve Smith (c), David Warner, Shaun Marsh, Usman Khawaja, Adam Voges, Mitchell Marsh, Peter Nevill, Mitchell Starc, Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon, John Hazelwood, Joe Mennie.
South Africa: Faf du Plessis (c), Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Stephen Cook, Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Dean Elgar, Morne Morkel, Keshav Maharaj, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Dane Vilas
Did you know?
Australia has not been beaten in a Test at home since November of 2012, which includes an unbeaten streak of 18 matches (14 wins).
South Africa has won their past two series in Australia. Since 1993, Australia has only lost one other series at home – to England in the 2010-11 Ashes.