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South Africa vs England 2nd Test Match Live Score Preview Result

South Africa vs England 2nd Test match begins from 3-7 Jan 2020.After a long time, South Africa finally made a win in test match in their home ground. But the real test will begin as they will play against almighty England team in Cape Town.

South Africa bowler showed that kind of temperament and patient that made them win the first test match in Johannesburg.

Rabada and Philander rattled the batting line up of England as they shared 11 wickets together followed by 3 wickets by Nortje was crucial at the time.

On the other hand, England bowler JC Archer single handedly exploited the South Africa batsmen. Only Q de Kock † was able to show the confidence that was needed over the bowling attack of England.

The second test match between South Africa and England begins from 3-7 January 2020, this will be the first test match played in the new year 2020, so both the team will be looking to start with a win for this year.

How to Watch South Africa vs England

The second test match between South Africa and England will be broadcast-ed live on SONY Sports channel if you are from Asian territory. Sky Sports will be the official broadcaster world wide. Also, hotstar app will also make it available to watch the game live from mobile devices too.

Time and Place Where, South Africa and England will play 2nd Test Match ?

ICC World Test Championship at Cape Town between SA vs ENG will be played at Cape Town which starts at 14:00 [+GMT 5:30].

Toss: England won the toss and elected to bat first

Playing XI

South Africa: 1 Dean Elgar, 2 Pieter Malan, 3 Zubayr Hamza, 4 Faf du Plessis (capt), 5 Rassie van der Dussen, 6 Quinton de Kock (wk), 7 Dwaine Pretorius, 8 Vernon Philander, 9 Keshav Maharaj, 10 Kagiso Rabada, 11 Anrich Nortje

England: 1 Dom Sibley, 2 Zak Crawley, 3 Joe Denly, 4 Joe Root (capt), 5 Ben Stokes, 6 Ollie Pope, 7 Jos Buttler (wk), 8 Sam Curran, 9 Dom Bess, 10 James Anderson, 11 Stuart Broad



SA 284 &272 beat 181 &268 ENG 26/12/19 ICC World Test Championship
SA 226 &202 lost to 362 &243 ENG 04/08/17 South Africa tour of England 2017
SA 175 &252 lost to 353 &313/8d ENG 27/07/17 South Africa tour of England 2017
SA 335 &343/9d beat 205 &133 ENG 14/07/17 South Africa tour of England 2017
SA 361 &119 lost to 458 &233 ENG 06/07/17 South Africa tour of England 2017

Stats and Trivia

  • South Africa has very good record at the very venue Newlands where they manage to make a comfortable win by 282 runs, 72 runs ,322 runs and nine wickets in their last four matches played here.
  • England who have previously played at Newlands only manage to win one game back in 1956/57 and drew in 2010.
  • After Alastair Cook who became the first test Opener to reach 1000 run , its now Burns who need only 21 run to do so.
  • Rabada is only 10 wickets away to take 200 test wickets which will make him the 8th South African bowler to achieve the mark.

Match Info


RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test, England tour of South Africa, 2019-20


Friday, January 03, 2020 – Tuesday, January 07, 2020


08:30 AM GMT


Newlands, Cape Town


Paul Reiffel , Kumar Dharmasena

Third Umpire:

Chris Gaffaney

Match Referee:

Andy Pycroft

South Africa Squad:

Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Dean Elgar, Pieter Malan, Zubayr Hamza, Rassie van der Dussen, Dwaine Pretorius, Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Beuran Hendricks, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dane Paterson, Rudi Second, Keegan Petersen

England Squad:

Joe Root (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Zak Crawley, Dominic Sibley, Joe Denly, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Jack Leach, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Craig Overton, Matthew Parkinson, Dominic Bess, Ollie Pope

Venue Guide




Cape Town




Wynberg End, Kelvin Grove End

Hosts to:

Western Province

Venue Scoring Pattern

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Highest Total:

651/10 (154.3 Ov) by RSA vs AUS

Lowest Total:

35/10 (22.4 Ov) by RSA vs ENG

Highest Chased:

334/6 (79.1 Ov) by AUS vs RSA

Lowest Defended:

135/10 (42.4 Ov) by IND vs RSA