Victor Matfield has a simple message to all the rookies in the Springbok team: 'Show you deserve to be there!'
Scotland may be looking for some 'continuity' on their mid-year tour, but they are cautious of South Africa's fearful finishing power.
It's hard to get enthusiastic about this match - weakened South Africa against weak and further depleted Scotland.
South Africa may be ranked second behind New Zealand on the IRB list of Test nations, but they remain a formidable foe.
Adam Ashe will become the seventh new cap of Scotland's mid-year tour when he takes to the field against South Africa in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
One of South Africa's favourite sons will return to the Springbok starting line-up for Saturday's Test against Scotland.
Heyneke Meyer, in explaining the selection of Handré Pollard, said the youngster must show he 'deserves' to go to the World Cup next year.
Veteran Scotland flyhalf Dan Parks has announced that he will retire from the game.
There are five debutants in the Springbok squad to face Scotland in Port Elizabeth, with 14 changes from the match-day 23 that edged Wales.
Former Stormers flank Tyrone Holmes could make his Test debut against the country of his birth when the Springboks face Scotland in Port Elizabeth.
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