Proteas put Aussies in to bat

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iol spt aug27 Marsh-Aussies Gallo Images South Africa won the toss and elected to bowl in the Triangular Series match against Australia at the Harare Sports Club.

Harare, Zimbabwe – South Africa won the toss and elected to bowl in the Triangular Series match against Australia at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday.

AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla returned to bolster the top order, while Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel came back into the side in place of Kyle Abbott and Mthokozisi Shezi.

Aaron Phangiso and Rilee Rossouw were the other players to miss out after the sides 3-0 whitewash of Zimbabwe in their recent ODI series.

Australia have made one change to the side that beat Zimbabwe on Monday, with Phil Hughes coming in for Nathan Lyon.

South Africa: AB de Villiers (capt), Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, David Miller, Ryan McLaren, Wayne Parnell, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir.

Australia: George Bailey (captain), Aaron Finch, Phil Hughes, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Brad Haddin (wk), James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson. – Sapa


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