Proteas win toss, bat in opening tour match

BY foxsports • October 22, 2016

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) South Africa has won the toss and will bat Saturday in the opening match of its cricket tour of Australia against a youthful Cricket Australia XI.

The Proteas have indicated they will use all 16 members of their touring squad in the day-night, pink ball match against a team all of whom are aged under 22.

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South Africa: Faf du Plessis (captain), Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Stephen Cook, Quinton de Kock, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dean Elgar, Keshav Maharaj, Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Dane Vilas.

Cricket Australia XI: Matthew Short (captain), Arjun Nair, Josh Inglis, Ryan Gibson, Sam Harper, Ken McDermott, James Bazley, Brendan Doggett, Ryan Lees, Xavier Bartlett, Thomas O'Donnell, Kyle Gardiner


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