Proteas win toss, bat at MCG

2014-11-07 10:30
JP Duminy (Getty Images)

Melbourne - South Africa captain JP Duminy won the toss and decided to bat first as the Proteas chased a series-clinching win in the second Twenty20 international against Australia on Friday.

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In two changes to the Australian lineup thumped by seven wickets in the first match at Adelaide, Glenn Maxwell and Sean Abbott were included at the expense of Ben Cutting and Kane Richardson.

South Africa retained the same 11 for the second game of a three-match series.


Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), Cameron White, Shane Watson, Ben Dunk (wicketkeeper), Nathan Reardon, James Faulkner, Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins, Sean Abbott, Cameron Boyce, Doug Bollinger

South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), JP Duminy (captain), Reeza Hendricks, Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Ryan McLaren, Wayne Parnell, Kyle Abbott, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir

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