SA wins toss, puts Australia in to bat in 1st of 5 ODIs

BY foxsports • September 30, 2016

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) South Africa put Australia in to bat after winning the toss in the first of five one-day internationals on Friday.

Top-ranked Australia made one change to the lineup that beat Ireland easily in a warm-up game earlier in the week, with opening batsman Aaron Finch replacing Usman Khawaja. Daniel Worrall kept his place in the bowling attack after making his international debut against Ireland.

South Africa was without batsman Hashim Amla, who is ill, and captain AB de Villiers, who is out with an injury for the series-opener at Centurion. Bowlers Dale Steyn and spinner Imran Tahir return after being rested for South Africa's warm-up game against Ireland.

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Lineups:

South Africa: Faf du Plessis (captain), Quinton de Kock, Rilee Rossouw, JP Duminy, David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir.

Australia 1 Steven Smith (captain), David Warner, Aaron Finch, George Bailey, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Mathew Wade, John Hastings, Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Scott Boland.


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