South Africa vs Australia Series 2018 in South Africa
South Africa is taking on Australia in their own backyard for the a four test match series. The cricket lovers have been waiting for this very occasion since the dates were announced. Nowadays cricket is very much predictable as far as ODIs and Tests are concerned because of home team dominance. The home team always has a upper hand right from the start of the tour but surprisingly the story is not the same for these two cricketing teams. Because in this case the guests have the advantage of over the Hosts.
The Bowling and Batting line up
Hard to believe but we have to believe in that Australia has not lost a test series in a South Africa since 1970. But this time around Proteos have all the abilities to win a test series over Aussies in South Africa. Because they have all their BIG GUNS together after long time. And probably for the last time because Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis and Morne Morkel are playing for the last time together for their National Side. Both teams have their best bowling attacks. Australia’s each bowler has at least 20 wickets in The Ashes. South Africa too have a good bowling attack similar to Australia its not better though, they are without Dale Steyn for first two Tests at least.
Morne Morkle the Fast bowler from South Africa had earlier announced his retirement after this test series. Because for him is difficult to handle his family because his wife from Australia Rozz Kelly. He also said in interview that it would be difficult for him to play for his team and support his family at the same time.
Also all eyes on Mitchell Starc the Australian Fast bowler who never payed red ball cricket in SA. So there will be some interesting contest between him and South African team. Let see how well he play and bowl for his team against the Proteas.
After making his contribution in 4th ODI against team india by scoring 43* not out. And match wining innings against Indian in 2nd T20 Heinrich Klaasen smashes 7 sixes in the match. Also awarded man of the match in that game. And Willem Mulder will be getting his chance for debut against the Aussies. And the two all-rounders will miss the test series Chriss Morris & andile Phehlukwayo.