West Indies gave a debut to 19-yr-outdated quick bowler Jayden Seales, who has performed simply one first-class match beforehand.
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In distinction, South Africa’s two debutants, center-order batsmen Keegan Peterson and Kyle Verrynne, who obtained his probability as a result of of a hip damage to the skilled Temba Bavuma, have each performed greater than 40 first-class matches.
This is the primary assembly in Test cricket between the 2 groups within the West Indies since 2010 and the primary time since their historic one-off assembly in 1992 in Barbados that the Caribbean facet are ranked greater than the Proteas forward of a collection.
West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite (capt), Shai Hope, Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Mayers, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Jason Holder, Joshua da Silva (wkt), Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales
South Africa: Dean Elgar (capt), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Keegan Petersen, Kyle Verrynne, Quinton de Kock (wkt), Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi
Umpires: Joel Wilson (WIS), Gregory Brathwaite (WIS)
Match referee: Richie Richardson (WIS)