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Proteas win toss, elect to bat

2010-06-18 16:01
Graeme Smith (File)

St Kitts - South Africa captain Graeme Smith won the toss and chose to bat first against West Indies in the second cricket test at Warner Park on Friday.

The visitors kept the same 11 that defeated the hosts by 163 runs in the series opener.

West Indies was boosted by the return of its fastest bowler, Kemar Roach, who returned at the expense of Nelon Pascal.


West Indies: Chris Gayle (captain), Travis Dowlin, Brendan Nash, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Narsingh Deonarine, Dwayne Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Shane Shillingford, Sulieman Benn, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach.

South Africa: Graeme Smith (captain), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers, Ashwell Prince, Mark Boucher, Dale Steyn, Paul Harris, Morne Morkel, Lonwabo Tsotsobe.

Umpires: Simon Taufel, Australia, and Asad Rauf, Pakistan.

Third umpire: Steve Davis, Australia. Match referee: Jeff Crowe, New Zealand.

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