CENTURIAN – Kiwis will take on South Africa in the first One Day International (ODI) of three-match series on Wednesday at SuperSport Park, Centurion.
South Africa and New Zealand all set to show power in the ODIs after T20 series.
Latest updates: New Zealand win toss and opt to bowl. They play the same XI that came out for the T20, SA will hand a debut to allrounder David Wiese and wicketkeeper Morne can Wyk will bat up the order. Three changes for SA, actually, so here’s the XI. Oh wait, Dale Steyn is back, and still no du Plessis.
S.Africa’s bowling will be strengthened by the return of fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander and leg-spinner Imran Tahir, who missed both the T20 games.
But they will be without fast bowler Morne Morkel, who will join batsman JP Duminy on paternity leave.
Match scheduled to begin at 12:30 local time (10:30 GMT) and will televised in Pakistan at 3:30 PM (Pakistan Standard Time).
South Africa Squad:
AB de Villiers*, KJ Abbott, HM Amla, F Behardien, F du Plessis, D Elgar, Imran Tahir, DA Miller, AM Phangiso, VD Philander, K Rabada, RR Rossouw, DW Steyn, MN van Wyk†, D Wiese
New Zealand Squad:
KS Williamson*, DAJ Bracewell, GD Elliott, MJ Guptill, MJ Henry, TWM Latham, MJ McClenaghan, NL McCullum, AF Milne, C Munro, JDS Neesham, L Ronchi†, IS Sodhi, BM Wheeler, GH Worker
Star Sports will telecast the match direct from Selhurst Park, London.