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South Africa wins toss, opts to bat first in 2nd test

South Africa wins toss, opts to bat first in 2nd test

South Africa captain Graeme Smith won the toss and opted to bat first Friday in the second test against Bangladesh at Chittagong Divisional Stadium.
South Africa replaced offspinner Johan Botha with left-arm spinner Robin Peterson in the only change from the first test.
Bangladesh boosted its spin attack, replacing out-of-form batsman Habibul Bashar with spinner Abdul Razzak.
South Africa leads the series 1-0.
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Teams:
South Africa: Graeme Smith, Ashwell Prince, Hashim Amla, Peter Robinson, Mark Boucher, AB de Villiers, Neil McKenzie, Jacques Kallis, Morne Morkel, Makahya Ntini, Dale Steyn.
Bangladesh: Mohammad Ashraful (captain), Mashrafe bin Mortaza, Abdul Razzak, Mohammad Rafique, Shahriar Nafees, Aftab Ahmed, Junaid Siddique, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shahadat Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal.
Umpires: Steve Bucknor, West Indies, and Aleem Dar, Pakistan
TV Umpire: Nadir Shah, Bangladesh, Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle, Sri Lanka.


Updated : 2021-03-02 13:36 GMT+08:00