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Since New Zealand start their effort beauden Barrett begins at full-back.
Coach Steven Hansen has opted for Crusaders’ Richie with wings George Bridge along with Sevu Reece additionally in the XV.
Only five of Barrett 48 All starts have arrived at 15.
Siya Kolisi leads a South Africa group with a three of Makazole Mapimpi, Cheslin Kolbe along with Willie Le Roux.
The second-row venture is formed by the Franco Mostert of gloucester .
Coach Rassie Erasmus said the line-up, which defeat Japan 41-7 within their closing warm-up, was his”best side”.
New Zealand and South Africa, second-favourites and favourites to acquire the championship , have met three times within the previous 12 months, each procuring narrow successes before July’s 16-16 draw in Wellington.
Both groups have been preparing for wet and humid conditions in Yokohama, with rain prediction just before kick-off and temperatures anticipated to become over 20C.
“It’s going to be a massive challenge with the rain they are predicting. Everyone’s talking about the wetness and the slick ball. Kicking will play a big role,” said Erasmus.
The South Africa coach had indicated that New Zealand’s recent dominance of the game supposed referees gave preferential treatment to them.
But, All Black celebrity Steve Hansen said his remarks were a clear attempt to influence French official Jerome Garces, who has sent in All Black actions over the last few years while Sonny Bill Williams and Scott Barrett.
“Whilst I have a great deal of admiration for South Africa and Rassie, I do not agree with what he’s doing,” said Hansen.
“He is hoping to put pressure on the referees externally, and they are under enough stress already. They don’t want coaches to be doing exactly what he’s doing.”
New Zealand: B Barrett; Reece, Lienert-Brown, Crotty, Bridge; Mo’unga, Smith; Moody, Coles, Laulala, Whitelock, S Barrett, Savea, Cane, Read (c).
Replacements: Taylor, Tu’ungafasi, Ta’avao, Tuipulotu, Frizell, Perenara, Williams, Smith.
South Africa: Le Roux; Kolbe, Am, De Allende, Mapimpi; Pollard, De Klerk; Kitshoff, Marx, Malherbe, Etzebeth, Mostert, Kolisi (c), Du Toit, Vermeulen.
Replacements: Steyn, Mbonambi, Mtawarira, Nyakane, Snyman, Louw Jantjies, Kriel.
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen:”Any combination of players in our squad might have justified their choice. But ultimately we believe is the correct group for this opposition.
“To do at our very best, we’ll have to play with real clarity, intent, electricity and clear heads. Both teams are going to have their moments and it will be our task to make sure we limit theirs and have full opportunity of ours.”
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus:”You couldn’t say there’s a favorite. I believe we have a healthy admiration for each other’s capacities but it is going to return to a little minute to decide a major game in the long run,” the trainer said.
“Our task is to focus on executing our strategy and our abilities to the best of our ability and hope that that is enough to conquer a New Zealand team that’ll be doing precisely the same.”
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