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T20 World Cup | Australia wins toss, asks South Africa to bat in 1st group stage match

T20 World Cup | Australia wins toss, asks South Africa to bat in 1st group stage match, the vie

Aaron Finch and Temba Bavuma sides go head to head in their opening Group 1 Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup

Australia skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bowl against South Africa in their opening Group 1 Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

South Africa enter the clash having won both their warm-up games against Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Also read: T20 World Cup | Pitches hold the key as the Super 12s gets underway on Saturday

Australia, on the other hand, defeated New Zealand before suffering an eight-wicket loss to India in their warm-up fixtures earlier this week.

Teams:

Australia: Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade(w), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.

South Africa: Quinton de Kock(w), Temba Bavuma(c), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi.

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