New Zealand will take on South Africa in a two-match Test series beginning February 17, 2022 – here’s the complete schedule and list of fixtures, along with where to watch TV and live streaming details of the NZ vs SA Tests.
The two teams will face each other in two Tests, both to be played in Christchurch. For South Africa, Keegan Petersen, who was recently named ICC’s player of the month in January, will be a notable absentee, having tested positive for Covid-19.
New Zealand have a spate of absentees: Ross Taylor is retired, Kane Williamson is out due to a shoulder injury and Trent Boult is on paternity leave. Matt Henry will be replacing Boult in the XI. The coach, Gary Stead, has confirmed the top five to be: Tom Latham, Will Young, Devon Conway, Henry Nicholls and Daryl Mitchell. Latham will be leading the side.
For South Africa, long-time domestic performer Sarel Erwee will be replacing the unavailable Petersen at No.3. Rassie van der Dussen noted that the pitch is green and “very grassy”.
New Zealand v South Africa Tests, 2022: Here are the full squads of the two teams.
NZ vs SA 2022, schedule: Full list of fixtures
First Test – February 17-21, Hagley Oval, Christchurch (Starts 11am local time)
Second Test – February 25 – March 1, Hagley Oval, Christchurch (Starts 11am local time)
NZ vs SA 2022, where to watch: TV channels and live streaming
In NZ, the matches will be telecast live on Spark Sport TV, with the matches beginning at 11am local time.
In SA, matches will be telecast on SuperSport TV: On SuperSport Cricket and SuperSport Action.
In India, matches will be streamed on the Amazon Prime Video. Telecast will begin at 3.30am in India.
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