Edgbaston - South Africa captain AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bat
against Pakistan in their Champions Trophy Group B day/night match at
Edgbaston on Monday.
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Both sides came into the match having lost
their opening pool fixtures, South Africa going down by 26 runs against
India and Pakistan suffering a two-wicket defeat by the West Indies.
teams made changes, with Umar Amin replacing fellow batsman Asad Shafiq
following Pakistan's top-order collapse against the West Indies.
Africa made two changes -- one enforced -- with late call-up Chris
Morris, making his one-day international debut, replacing Morne Morkel
after the fast bowler suffered a tournament-ending leg injury against
They also brought in left-arm spinner Aaron Phangiso in place of seamer Rory Kleinveldt.
South Africa continued to be without Dale Steyn, the strike fast bowler still sidelined by a side strain.
Imran Farhat, Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Amin, Misbah-ul-Haq
(captain), Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal (wkt), Saeed Ajmal, Wahab Riaz,
Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan
South Africa: Hashim Amla, Colin
Ingram, Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers (captain/wkt), JP Duminy, David
Miller, Ryan McLaren, Robin Peterson, Chris Morris, Aaron Phangiso,
Umpires: Richard Kettleborough (ENG) and Billy Bowden (NZL)
TV umpire: Nigel Llong (ENG)
Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)
Colin Ingram, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers (captain), JP Duminy, David Miller, Ryan McLaren, Robin Peterson, Chris Morris, Aaron Phangiso, Lonwabo Tsotsobe
Imran Farhat, Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Amin, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal, Wahab Riaz, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Mohammed Irfan