The second row lines up at Brighton Community Stadium for his 15th World Cup appearance – moving him within two appearances of another Springbok record, currently held by John Smit (17).
The game against the Japan, which is a 4:45pm kick off, is being shown live on ITV.
SOUTH AFRICA TEAM TO PLAY JAPAN
Rugby World Cup
Saturday, September 19th, 2015
Kick off 4:45pm
Z Kirchner; L Mvovo, J Kriel, J de Villiers, B Habana; P Lambie, R Pienaar; T Mtawarira, B du Plessis, J du Plessis, L de Jager, V Matfield, F Louw, W Alberts, S Burger
A Strauss, T Nyakane, C Oosthuizen, PS du Toit, S Kolisi, F du Preez, H Pollard, JP Pietersen