SA in West Indies

Proteas hold off gritty Windies

2010-05-24 17:47
Hashim Amla (File)

St John's - South Africa took a 2-0 lead in their five match One-day Series with West Indies on Monday when they beat them by 17 runs in the second One-day International.

South Africa made 300 for five off their 50 overs before they bowled the hosts out for 283 in 48.1 overs.

SCORING: West Indies v South Africa

Smith won the toss and chose to bat first.

The South Africans made one change to the team that won the opening one-dayer convincingly on Saturday, batsman Alviro Petersen coming in at the expense of left-hander JP Duminy.

The West Indies' sole change saw Dale Richards replacing the out-of-form Andre Fletcher at the top of the order.


West Indies:
Chris Gayle (captain), Dale Richards, Dwayne Bravo, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Narsingh Deonarine, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin (wicket-keeper), Darren Sammy, Nikita Miller, Jerome Taylor, Ravi Rampaul.

South Africa:
Graeme Smith (captain), Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers (wicket-keeper), Alviro Petersen, David Miller, Johan Botha, Ryan McLaren, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Lonwabo Tsotsobe.

Umpires: Clyde Duncan, Guyana, and Daryl Harper, Australia.

Third umpire: Norman Malcolm, Jamaica.

Match referee: Roshan Mahanama.

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