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Proteas lose toss, asked to bat in T20 decider against Pakistan

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Reeza Hendricks and Janneman Malan batting for South Africa
Reeza Hendricks and Janneman Malan batting for South Africa
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The Proteas will bat first in the decisive third and final T20 against Pakistan in Lahore on Sunday after stand-in skipper Heinrich Klaasen lost the toss. 

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The match is a series decider following the Proteas' first win of the tour on Saturday and Pakistan's opening three-run win.

South Africa made the one change from their six-wicket victory on Saturday, bringing in all-rounder Bjorn Fortuin for Glenton Stuurman.

Pakistan made three changes with Asif Ali replacing Iftikhar Ahmed and Zahid Mehmood coming in for Khushdil Shah. Leg-spinner Zahid Mehmood will also be making his T20 debut.

Teams: 

Pakistan

Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Muhammad Nawaz, Usman Qadir, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Zahid Mehmood.

South Africa

Heinrich Klaasen (captain), Reeza Hendricks, Janneman Malan, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lutho Sipamla, Pite van Biljon, Bjorn Fortuin, Jon-Jon Smuts

- Compiled by Sport24 staff

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