In Australia’s tilt at No.1 rank, Watson return a boost

After a sensational introduction to Test cricket, Philander failed to take a wicket for the first time in the drawn series-opener in Brisbane. His return would, however, allow South Africa to select a four-pronged pace attack with Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel and Rory Kleinveldt all looking to fire on what is expected to be a lively track.

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