Proteas
for subscribers

Proteas win toss, bowl in 1st ODI in Leeds

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!

Leeds - South Africa captain AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to field against England in the day/night first one-day international at Headingley on Wednesday.

England recalled all three players who had been allowed extended spells in the Twenty20 Indian Premier League - star all-rounder Ben Stokes, paceman Chris Woakes and wicketkeeper Jos Buttler.

That meant England dropped Jonny Bairstow on his Yorkshire home ground after the wicketkeeper/batsman starred in England's recent 2-0 ODI home series win over Ireland.

There’s more to this story
Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
loading... Live
Highlanders 0
Hurricanes 0
loading... Live
England 0
Pakistan 223/9 (86 ov)
Voting Booth
What is your favourite sport to watch on TV?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Rugby
44% - 5988 votes
Cricket
11% - 1491 votes
Football
19% - 2580 votes
Athletics
2% - 314 votes
Boxing
1% - 126 votes
Cycling
2% - 308 votes
Golf
5% - 667 votes
Motorsport
8% - 1115 votes
Tennis
3% - 424 votes
Water sports
1% - 123 votes
American sports
1% - 134 votes
MMA / WWE / UFC
3% - 398 votes
Vote