Royals bat first in Friends Life t20 Final
Hampshire Royals skipper Dimitri Mascarenhas has won the toss and elected to bat first against Yorkshire Carnegie in the final of the 2012 Friends Life t20 tournament at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff.
Both sides come into the game after relatively straight forward victories and will meet for the first time in the shortest format of the game in front of a packed house at the SWALEC Stadium.
Yorkshire Carnegie squad - AW Gale*, PA Jaques, JE Root, JM Bairstow†, DA Miller, GS Ballance, TT Bresnan, RM Pyrah, Azeem Rafiq, RJ Sidebottom, MA Ashraf, AU Rashid, DM Hodgson, SA Patterson, I Wardlaw, A Lyth.
Hampshire Royals squad - MA Carberry, JHK Adams, JM Vince, ND McKenzie, SM Katich, SM Ervine, LA Dawson, AD Mascarenhas*, CP Wood, MD Bates†, DR Briggs, H Riazuddin, BM Shafayat, Kabir Ali, DA Griffiths.