Guyana - South Africa captain AB de Villiers won the toss and chose to bat
against the West Indies in the first match of the day/night Tri-Nation
One-Day International series at the Guyana National Stadium here on Friday.
LIVE: West Indies v South Africa
Holder is leading a home side that has been inactive in ODI's since the
three-match series last November, in which they were swept 3-0.
all-rounder Kieron Pollard plays his first one-day for the regional
side in 20 months, having been ignored by the selectors since the
abandonment of the tour of India in October 2014.
Narine also returns to the team after another period of rehabilitation
after his bowling action was deemed illegal during the Sri Lankan
South Africa are without experienced wicketkeeper-batsman Faf du Plessis, who is nursing a broken finger.
de Kock will assume duties behind the stumps apart from opening the
batting alongside the prolific Hashim Amla, who scored 92 in the
tourists lone warm-up fixture in Port of Spain five days earlier.
a surface expected to assist the slow bowlers, South Africa have
matched the West Indies tactics in opting for two specialist spinners as
well, left-armer Aaron Phangiso and wrist-spinner Imran Tahir given the
responsibility to exploit the surface.
Jason Holder (captain), Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher, Darren Bravo,
Marlon Samuels, Kieron Pollard, Carlos Brathwaite, Denesh Ramdin
(wicketkeeper), Sulieman Benn, Sunil Narine, Jerome Taylor.
AB de Villiers (captain), Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock
(wicketkeeper), Rilee Rossouw, JP Duminy, Farhaan Behardien, Chris
Morris, Kyle Abbott, Kagiso Rabada, Aaron Phangiso, Imran Tahir.
Umpires: Richard Illingworth (ENG), Joel Wilson (TRI)
Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL).