Proteas opt to bat first in 2nd T20

2015-07-07 08:59
Faf du Plessis (AFP)

Dhaka - South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to bat in the second and final Twenty20 international against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Tuesday.

South Africa, who lead the series 1-0 after winning the opening match by 52 runs on Sunday, handed leg-spinner Eddie Leie a Twenty20 international debut in place of Kagiso Rabada.

Bangladesh made one change with batsman Rony Talukdar replacing off-spinner Sohag Gazi to make his Twenty20 international debut.


Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Litton Das, Rony Talukdar, Arafat Sunny, Mustafizur Rahman.

South Africa: Faf du Plessis (captain), JP Duminy, Quinton de Kock, Aaron Phangiso, AB de Villiers, Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Kyle Abbott, Wayne Parnell, Eddie Leie, David Wiese.

Umpires: Anisur Rahman (BAN) and Enamul Haque (BAN)

TV Umpire: Sharfoudoulla Saikat (BAN)

Match Referee: David Boon (AUS)                                                        

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