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Reuters Pretoria
Updated: 15-08-2019 19:46 IST
FACTBOX-Rugby-South Africa vs Argentina

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Factbox on Saturday's one-off test between South Africa and Argentina: When: August 17, 5:05 p.m. local (1505 GMT)

Where: Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria (capacity: 51,762) Referee: Luke Pearce (England)

Assistant referees: Andrew Brace (Ireland), Pierre Brousset (France) TMO: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

SOUTH AFRICA World ranking: 5

Coach: Rassie Erasmus Captain: Schalk Brits

Team: 15-Warrick Gelant, 14-Sbu Nkosi, 13-Jesse Kriel, 12-Andre Esterhuizen, 11-Dillyn Leyds, 10-Elton Jantjies, 9-Cobus Reinach, 8-Marcell Coetzee, 7-Rynhardt Elstadt, 6-Siya Kolisi, 5-Lood de Jager, 4-RG Snyman, 3-Vincent Koch, 2-Schalk Brits, 1-Thomas du Toit Replacements: 16-Scarra Ntubeni, 17-Lizo Gqoboka, 18-Wilco Louw, 19-Marvin Orie, 20-Marco van Staden, 21-Kwagga Smith, 22-Faf de Klerk, 23-Frans Steyn.

ARGENTINA World ranking: 11

Coach: Mario Ledesma Captain: Pablo Matera

Team: 15-Joaquin Tuculet, 14-Sebastian Cancelliere, 13-Jeronimo de la Fuente, 12-Lucas Mensa, 11-Ramiro Moyano, 10-Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, 9-Felipe Ezcurra, 8-Javier Ortega Desio, 7-Marcos Kremer, 6-Pablo Matera, 5-Tomas Lavanini, 4-Guido Petti, 3-Santiago Medrano, 2-Julian Montoya, 1-Mayco Vivas. Replacements: 16-Agustin Creevy, 17-Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 18-Juan Figallo, 19-Matias Alemanno, 20-Tomas Lezana, 21-Gonzalo Bertanou, 22-Ben Urdapilleta, 23-Santiago Carreras.

OVERALL RECORD Played: 29

Argentina wins: 3 Draws: 1

South Africa wins: 25 LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2019 Argentina 13-46 South Africa Salta 2018 Argentina 32-19 South Africa Mendoza

2018 South Africa 34-21 Argentina Durban 2017 Argentina 23-41 South Africa Salta

2017 South Africa 37-15 Argentina Port Elizabeth (Compiled By Nick Said; editing by Tony Lawrence)

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COUNTRY : Argentina