New Zealand in SA

NZ win toss, bat in Potch

2013-01-25 14:29
Brendan McCullum and Faf du Plessis (Gallo Images)

Potchefstroom - New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat first against South Africa in the third and final one-day international at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Friday. 

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Holding an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the series, New Zealand named an unchanged team, with captain Brendon McCullum saying at the toss that his team were keen to complete a whitewash against the host nation.

South Africa made two changes. Dale Steyn replaced Morne Morkel in a rotation of fast bowlers, while left-arm spin bowler Aaron Phangiso made his one-day international debut in place of Robin Peterson, who suffered a hand injury in the second match in Kimberley on Tuesday.


South Africa:

Faf du Plessis (captain), Graeme Smith, Quinton de Kock (wkt), Colin Ingram, Farhaan Behardien, David Miller, Ryan McLaren, Rory Kleinveldt, Dale Steyn, Aaron Phangiso, Lonwabo Tsotsobe

New Zealand:

Brendon McCullum (captain, wkt), Martin Guptill, BJ Watling, Kane Williamson, James Franklin, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Grant Elliott, Nathan McCullum, Kyle Mills, Mitchell McClenaghan

Umpires: Enamul Haque (BAN), Adrian Holdstock (RSA)
TV umpire: Aleem Dar (PAK)
Match referee: David Boon (AUS)

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