Proteas

Proteas win toss; elect to bat

2015-01-09 18:12
Faf du Plessis (Gianluigi Guercia, AFP)
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Proteas T20 captain has placed the favourites tag firmly on the West Indies ahead of three KFC T20 international matches, kicking off at Newlands on Friday evening.

Cape Town - Proteas captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to bat in the first Twenty20 international against the West Indies at Newlands on Friday.

Morne van Wyk has been included in the South African team and will open the batting and keep wicket in the place of the injured Quinton de Kock.

Kagiso Rabada has also been included.

The West Indies have included their full array of superstars with Chris Gayle and Dwayne Smith set to open the batting for the tourists.

Star all-rounders Dwyane Bravo and Kieron Pollard are also in the line-up.

Proteas team: Morne van Wyk (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Rilee Rossouw, Faf du Plessis (capt), David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, David Wiese, Wayne Parnell, Kyle Abbott, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir

West Indies team: Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Marlon Samuels, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Darren Sammy (capt), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Ashley Nurse, Sheldon Cottrell

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