South Africa makes two changes to team

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South Africa coach Peter de Villiers has made two changes to the team which beat Scotland last weekend for the season-ending Test against England at Twickenham on Saturday.

Jannie du Plessis has come into the front row in place of brother Bismarck, who injured a hamstring at Murrayfield, and Danie Rossouw will start at flanker for Juan Smith, who took a knock to the head and was advised by doctors not to play.

Winger Bryan Habana was doubtful earlier in the week but is fit to start, and Brian Mujati, who has been struggling with a shoulder injury, was named among the replacements.

Jannie du Plessis will start at tighthead prop, with captain John Smit reverting to hooker.

South Africa team: B Mtawarira, J Smit, J du Plessis, B Botha, V Matfield, S Burger, D Rossouw, P Spies, R Januarie, R Pienaar, B Habana, J de Villiers, A Jacobs, JP Pietersen, C Jantjes.

Replacements: C Ralepelle, B Mujati, A Bekker, R Kankowski, H Brussow, F Steyn, J Fourie.

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