Rest well, India. Our seamers are waiting…

The two best Test Cricket nations in the world – India and South Africa - square off for the second time this year at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Saturday.

The first day’s play will commence at 10:00am.

The weather looks as though it’ll be hot and dry for all five days.

A jittery India will hope to avoid a series defeat after being outplayed by South Africa in the first of three Test matches.

Centurion will probably offer pace and bounce, suiting Morne Morkel and Kagiso Rabada, the world’s top-ranked bowler.

Mandy Wiener, on The Midday Report, interviewed legend-of-legends Makhaya Ntini.

He spoke about Rabada’s rise to the top.

He also previewed the upcoming clash between the Test Cricket heavyweights.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

It’s one of those wickets that are very friendly for seamers to bowl at.

Makhaya Ntini

He [Kagiso Rabada] knows what he wants to achieve.

Makhaya Ntini

It [the rise of Kagiso Rabada] gives a message to youngsters that, if you’re given an opportunity, you hold on to it for dear life.

Makhaya Ntini

It’s a very good wicket to bowl at. South Africa prefers Centurion to Wanderers.

Makhaya Ntini

They will never regret it [having four seam bowlers in the team].

Makhaya Ntini

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