September 19, 2019 / 10:28 AM / a month ago

Factbox: World Cup - New Zealand v South Africa

(Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool B fixture between New Zealand and South Africa:

WHERE

Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama

WHEN

Saturday, Sept. 21 at 6.45pm local time (0945 GMT)

NEW ZEALAND

World ranking: 2

Coach: Steve Hansen (New Zealand)

Captain: Kieran Read

Team: 15-Beauden Barrett, 14-Sevu Reece, 13-Anton Lienert-Brown, 12-Ryan Crotty, 11-George Bridge, 10-Richie Mo’unga, 9-Aaron Smith, 8-Kieran Read, 7-Sam Cane, 6-Ardie Savea, 5-Scott Barrett, 4-Sam Whitelock, 3-Nepu Laulala, 2-Dane Coles, 1-Joe Moody

Replacements: 16-Codie Taylor, 17-Ofa Tuungafasi, 18-Angus Ta’avao, 19-Patrick Tuipulotu, 20-Shannon Frizell, 21-TJ Perenara, 22-Sonny Bill Williams, 23-Ben Smith.

SOUTH AFRICA

World ranking: 4

Coach: Rassie Erasmus (South Africa)

Captain: Siya Kolisi

Team: 15-Willie le Roux, 14-Cheslin Kolbe, 13-Lukhanyo Am, 12-Damian de Allende, 11-Makazole Mapimpi, 10-Handre Pollard, 9-Faf de Klerk, 8-Duane Vermeulen, 7-Pieter Steph du Toit, 6-Siya Kolisi, 5-Franco Mostert, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Frans Malherbe, 2-Malcom Marx, 1-Steven Kitshoff

Replacements: 16-Bongi Mbonambi, 17-Tendai Mtawarira, 18-Trevor Nyakane, 19-RG Snyman, 20-Francois Louw, 21-Herschel Jantjies, 22-Frans Steyn, 23-Jesse Kriel.

OFFICIALS

Referee: Jerome Garces (France)

Assistants: Romain Poite (France), Karl Dickson (England)

TMO: Graham Hughes (England)

POOL B FIXTURES (date/opponent/venue)

NEW ZEALAND

Oct 2 v Canada Oita

Oct 6 v Namibia Tokyo

Oct 12 v Italy Toyota

SOUTH AFRICA

Sept 28 v Namibia Toyota

Oct 4 v Italy Fukuroi

Oct 8 v Canada Kobe

Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru, editing by Pritha Sarkar

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