As it happened: South Africa vs New Zealand, World Twenty20

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: March 24, 2014, 2:04 PM IST
As it happened: South Africa vs New Zealand, World Twenty20

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TOSS & TEAM NEWS: New Zealand won the toss and opted to bowl. South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis returned fit to play in place of Behardien. New Zealand went in with an unchanged side.

Playing XIs:

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Brendon McCullum (capt), Ross Taylor, Colin Munro, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi (wk), Nathan McCullum, Tim Southee, Kyle Mills, Mitchell McClenaghan

South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis (capt), AB de Villiers, Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Albie Morkel, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir, Lonwabo Tsotsobe

South Africa lost their opening game against Sri Lanka by a narrow margin of five runs while New Zealand were lucky to slip in a win against England through D/L method.

First Published: March 24, 2014, 2:04 PM IST

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 3925 123
2 South Africa 3050 117
3 Australia 3087 100
4 England 3362 99
5 New Zealand 3114 97
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