Proteas

New Zealand ask Proteas to bat first

2015-08-19 12:13
AB de Villiers (Gallo)

Centurion - All-rounder, David Wiese, has been selected to make his debut for the Proteas in the first Momentum One Day International (ODI) against New Zealand at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday.

Wiese, along with wicketkeeper batsman, Morne van Wyk, are the new faces to the side that lost 2-1 to Bangladesh last month.

New Zealand’s Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bowl, in what is the first match between the two sides since the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final in March.  

Faf du Plessis has been ruled out of the ODI series after failing to recover from an injury to a tendon in his left knee.

He has been advised a rest period of three weeks to ensure a full recovery ahead of the tour to India at the end of September.

Teams:

South Africa: Hashim Amla, Morne van Wyk, AB de Villiers (captain), Rilee Rossouw, Farhaan Behardien, David Miller, David Wiese, Kagiso Rabada, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (captain), Tom Latham, Grant Elliott, James Neesham, Luke Ronchi, Colin Munro, Nathan McCullum, Adam Milne, Mitchell McClenaghan, Ish Sodhi


More to follow

Read more on:    proteas  |  ab de villiers  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
10 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Saturday, 13 January 2018
South Africa v India, Centurion 10:00
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
South Africa v India, Johannesburg 10:00
Thursday, 01 February 2018
South Africa v India, Durban 13:00
Previous Results

Date Match Result
Vote

The Proteas have announced plans to play a four-day Test against Zimbabwe starting on Boxing Day. What do you make of this?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.