South Africa opt to bat against New Zealand

Auckland, March 24(IANS) – South Africa captain AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bat against New Zealand in the first semi-final of the cricket World Cup at the Eden Park here on Tuesday.


South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers (captain), Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Jean-Paul Duminy, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir.

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum (captain), Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi (wicketkeeper), Daniel Vettori, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.

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