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Proteas win toss, opt to bat in T20 decider

2016-03-09 17:43
Faf du Plessis (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Proteas captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and had no hesitation in opting to bat in the third and decisive T20 international against Australia at PPC Newlands. 

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The Proteas have made three changes to the team that narrowly lost at the Wanderers on Sunday.

AB de Villiers (shoulder injury) is replaced by Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien by Rilee Rossouw and finally, all-rounder Chris Morris makes way for Kyle Abbott.

Australia have also made three changes with the return of Usman Khawaja, Nathan Coulter-Nile and spinner, Adam Zampa. They replace Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood and Ashton Agar. 

Teams

Proteas

HM Amla, Q de Kock†, F du Plessis*, JP Duminy, DA Miller, RR Rossouw, D Wiese, KJ Abbott, K Rabada, Imran Tahir, DW Steyn

Australia

SR Watson, UT Khawaja, DA Warner, SPD Smith*, GJ Maxwell, MR Marsh, JP Faulkner, PM Nevill†, NM Coulter-Nile, JW Hastings, A Zampa

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