South Africa vs British & Irish Lions First Test LIVE: Buildup, Updates & Result

South Africa vs British and Irish Lions LIVE: Long-awaited summer test series kicks off as rivals finally close horns in first match in Cape Town

The British and Lions finally get their series with South Africa going on Saturday evening in Cape Town.

The Lions’ Tour has been hit by Covid unrest, but normal service has resumed. The Springboks have barely played since winning the 2019 World Cup, but prior to the first Test the Lions lineup, the lineup consists of largely untried combinations.

Follow Sportsmails Sam Blitz for live coverage of the first Test between South Africa and the British and Irish Lions, including build-up, updates and result.