December 23, 2017 / 4:19 PM / 9 months ago

Factbox: South Africa vs Zimbabwe, four-day test

(Reuters) - Following is a factbox for the four-day test match between South Africa and Zimbabwe, which starts on Tuesday.

FIXTURE

Dec. 26-29, St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

SOUTH AFRICA

Test ranking: 2

Coach: Ottis Gibson

Captain: Faf du Plessis

Squad: Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Theunis de Bruyn, AB de Villiers, Dean Elgar, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Morne Morkel, Andile Phehlukwayo, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn

Recent form:

Beat Bangladesh 2-0 in a two-match home series

Lost to England 2-1 in four-match away series

Beat New Zealand 1-0 in three-match away series

Beat Sri Lanka 3-0 in three-match home series

ZIMBABWE

Test ranking: 10

Coach: Heath Streak

Captain: Graeme Cremer

Squad: Graeme Cremer, Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Chamunorwa Chibhabha, Tendai Chisoro, Craig Ervine, Kyle Jarvis, Hamilton Masakadza, Solomon Mire, Peter Moor, Chris Mpofu, Blessing Muzarabani, Sikandar Raza, Brendan Taylor

Recent form:

Lost to West Indies 1-0 in a two-match home series

Lost to Sri Lanka 1-0 in a one-off away test

Lost to Sri Lanka 2-0 in a two-match away test

HEAD TO HEAD:

Total: 8

South Africa wins: 7

Draws: 1

IN SOUTH AFRICA:

Total matches: 3

South Africa wins: 3

LAST FIVE TESTS:

2014 (Harare) - South Africa won by nine wickets

2005 (Pretoria) - South Africa won by an innings & 62 runs

2005 (Cape Town) - South Africa won by an innings & 21 runs

2001 (Bulawayo) - Match drawn

2001 (Harare) - South Africa won by nine wickets

Compiled by Nick Said; editing by Sudipto Ganguly

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