Hosts South Africa Look for Winning Start Against Zimbabwe

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Taking part in of their again yard, South Africa will look to hit the bottom operating and make a profitable begin to the three match ODI sequence in opposition to Zimbabwe. The Proteas will probably be with out skilled heads equivalent to Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis for the sequence as they’re injured, and will probably be captained by JP Duminy. Hamilton Masakadza will probably be main Zimbabwe.

With veteran quick bowler Dale Steyn making a comeback to the ODI staff, South Africa can boast of a wholesome mixture of youth and expertise within the squad. Warriors batsman Christiaan Jonker is the one uncapped member within the 15-man squad, whereas Dean Elgar has been introduced in to play his first ODI after October 2015. With the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on the horizon, gamers will wish to consolidate their positions via sturdy performances.

The visiting Zimbabwe aspect will depend on their normal suspects in captain Masakadza, Sean Williams, Brendan Taylor, and Craig Ervine to maintain issues rolling alongside positively. But when Zimbabwe, coached by the Indian Lalchand Rajput wish to spring a shock on their extra fancied opponents, they may absolutely want extra heads to face up and be counted.

The final time Zimbabwe toured South Africa was in 2010/11 and have been hammered 3-Zero by the hosts.

South Africa: Jean-Paul Duminy(c), Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir, Christiaan Jonker, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, Willem Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Khaya Zondo, Dean Elgar

Zimbabwe: Hamilton Masakadza(c), Solomon Mire, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Donald Tiripano, Kyle Jarvis, Brandon Mavuta, Richard Ngarava, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wellington Masakadza, Ryan Murray, Tendai Chatara

First Revealed: September 29, 2018, 8:59 PM IST


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