ICC World Twenty20

Proteas win toss and bat

2012-09-28 11:41
AB de Villiers (Gallo)
Colombo - South African captain AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in a Group 2 Super Eights match of the ICC World Twenty20 in Colombo on Friday.

Pakistan brought in left-arm spinner Raza Hasan for his first match in the tournament, leaving captain Mohammad Hafeez a choice of four slow bowlers besides himself.

India and Australia, the other two teams in the group, play in the second match of the double-header at the Premadasa stadium later on Friday night.



Mohammad Hafeez (captain), Imran Nazir, Nasir Jamshed, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Kamran Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Raza Hasan, Yasir Arafat

South Africa:

AB de Villiers (captain), Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Johan Botha, JP Duminy, Jacques Kallis, Richard Levi, Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Robin Peterson, Dale Steyn

Umpires: Rod Tucker (AUS) and Ian Gould (ENG)

TV umpire: Richard Kettleborough (ENG)

Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (SRI)



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