New Zealand wins toss, bowls in 2nd test vs. South Africa

BY foxsports • August 27, 2016

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) New Zealand won the toss and put South Africa in to bat in the deciding second test at SuperSport Park on Saturday.

The short two-test series comes down to the second game at Centurion after a weather-affected drawn first test.

New Zealand picked an unchanged lineup under the captaincy of Kane Williamson.

South Africa had one change, with opening batsman Dean Elgar out with an ankle injury and replaced by Stiaan van Zyl. Wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock will move up the order to open the batting with Stephen Cook.



South Africa: Faf du Plessis (captain), Stephen Cook, Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Temba Bavuma, Stiaan van Zyl, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Dane Piedt.

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (captain), Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Mitchell Santner, Doug Bracewell, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult.