Cheetahs head coach Naka Drotske has named his team to play the Hurricanes on Saturday at Westpac Stadium in Wellington with Sarel Pretorius returning to the starting line up.
Shaun Venter has been rotated down to the replacements bench while Raymond Rhule returns to the starting line up on the left wing having recovered from an ankle injury that kept him out last week.
Cornal Hendriks also returns to the starting line up and wears the number 14 jersey on the right wing.
Willie le Roux returns to fillback with Hennie Daniller as cover on the bench and is joined by Andries Ferreira.
1 Caylib Oosthuizen ,2 Adriaan Strauss (c ) ,3 Maks van Dyk ,4 Lodewyk de Jager ,5 Francois Uys ,6 Boom Prinsloo ,7 Lappies Labuschagne ,8 Philip van der Walt ,9 Sarel Pretorius ,10 Johan Goosen ,11 Raymond Rhule ,12 Francois Venter ( vc) ,13 Johann Sadie ,14 Cornal Hendricks ,15 Willie le Roux
Replacments : 16. Ryno Barnes ,17. Trevor Nyakane ,18. Rossouw de Klerk ,19. Andries Ferreira ,20. Jean Cook ,21. Shaun Venter ,22. Elgar Watts ,23. Hennie Daniller