de Villiers wins the toss; Proteas bowl first
South Africa skipper AB de Villiers has won the toss and elected to bowl first against England at the Riverside Ground in the first of three t20 Internationals between the two teams over the next five days.
Both teams will be using today’s game as the first of three warm up matches ahead of the t20 World Cup which starts in two weeks’ time in Sri Lanka.
England team - C Kieswetter†, AD Hales, RS Bopara, EJG Morgan, JC Buttler, JM Bairstow, SR Patel, GP Swann, SCJ Broad*, ST Finn, JW Dernbach.
South Africa team - RE Levi, JH Kallis, F du Plessis, AB de Villiers*†, JP Duminy, JL Ontong, JA Morkel, J Botha, RJ Peterson, DW Steyn, LL Tsotsobe.