South Africa bat in second ODI against Pakistan
- Published: 15/03/2013 at 08:49 PM
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South Africa won the toss and decided to bat in the second one-day international against Pakistan at SuperSport Park on Friday.
South Africa's Dale Steyn relaxes in the dugout during a match against New Zealand at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth on January 13, 2013. South Africa won the toss and decided to bat in the second one-day international against Pakistan at SuperSport Park.
Fast bowler Dale Steyn returned to the South African team for the day-night game in place of Rory Kleinveldt. Pakistan also made one change, with left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Irfan replacing batsman Asad Shafiq.
South Africa lead the five-match series 1-0 after winning the opening game by 125 runs in Bloemfontein on Sunday.
South Africa: AB de Villiers (capt, wkt), Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla, Colin Ingram, Faf du Plessis, Farhaan Behardien, Ryan McLaren, Robin Peterson, Dale Steyn, Kyle Abbott, Lonwabo Tsotsobe.
Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Younis Khan, Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal (wkt), Shahid Afridi, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan.
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZL), Adrian Holdstock (RSA)
TV umpire: Kumar Dharmasena (SRI)
Match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)
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