Proteas

Proteas bat first in warm-up

Graeme Smith (AFP)
Graeme Smith (AFP)
Cape Town - The Proteas have been sent in to bat in their three-day warm-up match against Pakistan “A” at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

The South Africans selected 13 players for the match in order to give as many players match practice given the short turnaround to the first Test match in Abu Dhabi next week.

There will be a forced declaration for the batting side after 100 overs in both the first and second innings.

South Africa team:

Graeme Smith (captain), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers (wicketkeeper), JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Robin Peterson, Rory Kleinveldt, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morné Morkel, Imran Tahir
 
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