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As it happened: Zimbabwe vs South Africa, Only Test, Day 1

Follow all the updates from day one of the only Test between Zimbabwe and South Africa being played at Harare.

Cricketnext Staff |August 9, 2014, 1:15 PM IST
As it happened: Zimbabwe vs South Africa, Only Test, Day 1

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Toss and team news: Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to bat. Dane Piedt makes Test debut for South Africa while Zimbabwe hand two debut caps by giving chance to Nyumbu and Tiripano.

Teams:

South Africa: Dean Elgar, Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla(c), AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, Jean-Paul Duminy, Quinton de Kock(w), Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Dane Piedt, Morne Morkel

Zimbabwe: Vusi Sibanda, Hamilton Masakadza, Mark Vermeulen, Brendan Taylor(c), Sean Williams, Regis Chakabva, Richmond Mutumbami(w), Tinashe Panyangara, Tendai Chatara, John Nyumbu, Donald Tiripano

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5211 116
2 New Zealand 3959 110
3 Australia 4320 108
4 England 5253 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6967 124
2 India 7939 118
3 New Zealand 5347 116
4 South Africa 5602 112
5 Australia 5915 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8926 270
2 Australia 7815 269
3 England 6407 267
4 India 12141 264
5 South Africa 6220 259
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