Super Rugby

'Beast' scrums down for new Sharks record

Cape Town - Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira will become the most-capped Sharks Super Rugby player of all time when he takes to the field against the Sunwolves at Kings Park on Saturday.

Front-row star Mtawarira will make his 138th appearance, surpassing the record previously held by JP Pietersen.

Mtawarira also has 98 Test caps for the Springboks.

Kick-off is at 15:05.

Teams:

Sharks

15 Curwin Bosch, 14 Sbu Nkosi, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Robert du Preez, 9 Louis Schreuder, 8 Tera Mtembu, 7 Jacques Vermeulen, 6 Wian Vosloo, 5 Stephan Lewies, 4 Ruan Botha (captain), 3 John-Hubert Meyer, 2 Akker van der Merwe, 1 Tendai Mtawarira 

Substitutes: 16 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 17 Juan Schoeman, 18 Ross Geldenhuys, 19 Gideon Koegelenberg, 20, Keegan Daniel, 21 Cameron Wright, 22 Marius Louw, 23 Lwazi Mvovo

Sunwolves

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