Bulawayo - Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to field in the first of three one-day internationals against South Africa at an overcast and windy Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo, on Sunday. AB de
Villiers said at the toss he was happy with the decision, and cited the
opportunity to capitalise on the dry conditions as his reason.
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The selectors have opted for two frontline spinners in Imran Tahir and Aaron
Phangiso, while Kyle Abbott makes a return to the ODI squad since making his
debut against Pakistan in March 2013.
Elton Chigumbura (captain), Richmond
Mutumbami, Vusi Sibanda, Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams,
Luke Jongwe, Shingi Masakadza, Neville Madziva, Prosper Utseya, John Nyumbu
AB de Villiers (captain), Hashim Amla,
Quinton de Kock (wk), Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, David Miller, Ryan McLaren,
Wayne Parnell, Kyle Abbott, Aaron Phangiso, Imran Tahir
Match Referee: Roshan Mahanama (Sri Lanka)
Standing Umpires: Chris Gaffaney (New Zealand) & Russell Tiffin
(Zimbabwe)Third Umpire: Jeremiah Matibiri (Zimbabwe)Fourth Umpire: Chris Phiri (Zimbabwe)