South Africa win toss, opt to bat
Oct 27, 2006, 10:13 GMT
Mohali, Oct 27 (IANS) South Africa won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in a do-or-die match of the ICC Champions Trophy match here Friday.
Both the teams made a change each. Pakistan dropped Rana Naved-ul Hasan and included all rounder Yasir Arafat, while South Africa dropped spinner Robin Peterson and included medium pacer Charles Langeveldt.
South Africa: Graeme Smith (captain), Jacques Kallis, Mark Boucher (wicket-keeper), Boeta Dippenaar, Herschelle Gibbs, AB De Villiers, Justin Kemp, Andre Nel, Makhaya Ntini, Shaun Pollock and Charles Langeveldt
Pakistan: Younis Khan (captain), Imran Farhat, Shoaib Malik, Mohammed Yousuf, Mohammed Hafeez, Abdul Razzaq, Kamran Akmal (wicket-keeper), Shahid Afridi, Yasir Arafat, Rao Iftikar Anjum and Umar Gul
Umpires: Billy Bowden (New Zealand) and Mark Benson (England)
Third umpire: Steve Bucknor (West Indies)
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
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