Jofra Archer has been struggling with an elbow injury and is a doubt for the second Test at Newlands.
Jofra Archer's possible absence from the second Test will not impact how South Africa's Quinton de Kock approaches the match.
Jofra Archer is a doubt for Newlands but Kevin Pietersen says England should drop one of new-ball pair Stuart Broad or James Anderson.
Ben Stokes and England have had a rough start to their trip to South Africa, earning it the nickname of 'The Cursed Tour'.
Chris Silverwood is prepared to drop James Anderson or Stuart Broad if England need to introduce a spinner for the second South Africa Test.
Jofra Archer experienced a mixed outing as England lost the first Test to South Africa, who are determined not to be intimidated by him.
Although England were ultimately well beaten at Centurion, Joe Root was satisfied with the character his side showed in tough circumstances.
After South Africa followed up a tumultuous period with a first-Test win over England, Faf du Plessis said: "We needed that."
South Africa's pace bowlers ensured England would not repeat their Headingley miracle and closed out a 107-run win in the first Test.
Keegan Petersen has been added to South Africa's Test squad after Aiden Markram was ruled out for the rest of the series with England.