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.

Teams:

Pakistan:

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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