Faf du Plessis returns to the squad for the Proteas. Rabada will serve his suspension and won't play this test. Meanwhile, the hosts are likely to retain the same team, unless they want to make a change in the seam department.
SA- Elgar, Bruyn, Amla, Faf, Bavuma, De Kock, Morris/Kuhn, Philander, Maharaj, Morkel, D Olivier
Players who cannot be missed
Root- The England skipper is in the form of his life. Drop him and you will pay the price.
Anderson- He absolutely loves bowling at Trent Bridge and if you look at his record at this venue, you wouldn't dare play without this champion seamer.
Ali- After his match winning contribution with both bat and ball in the opening test, it would be a silly move to drop him.
De Kock- The South African keeper will be very dangerous with the bat even though he bats lower down and we all know his class with the gloves.
TFG Pundit XI
(Disclaimer: The TFG Fantasy Pundit 11 has been picked after taking into consideration various factors and analysis. The writers and editors of The Fan Garage are not responsible for any decisions taken by readers of this article while playing any fantasy league game. This article has been written with the sole purpose of providing a direction to choosing a good Fantasy team for the match mentioned in the article.)
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