Martin Guptill has been ruled out for the first 2 ODIs due to a hamstring injury, and Dean Brownlie has been named as his replacement. Luke Ronchi will be making a comeback after recovering from his groin injury.
New Zealand Predicted Playing 11
- Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Neil Broom, Dean Brownlie, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, James Neesham, Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi.
Lungi Ngidi will not be travelling with the team to New Zealand due to a hip injury. David Miller has been added to the team after he recovered from his injury. Dane Paterson is travelling with the team as a cover for Dwaine Pretorius as he’s awaiting the birth of his child, so he may or may not play the 1st ODI.
South Africa Predicted Playing 11
- AB de Villiers (c), Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock (wk), JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Chris Morris, Wayne Parnell, Dane Paterson.