• South Africa bat first

    David Wiese has replaced Dale Steyn in the Proteas XI for their World T20 clash against Afghanistan in Mumbai.

    Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to bat first, citing the unknown factor of Afghanistan’s spinners in the second innings as a reason behind the decision.

    South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, David Miller, David Wiese, Chris Morris, Kyle Abbott, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir.

    Afghanistan: Mohammad Shahzad†, Noor Ali Zadran, Asghar Stanikzai*, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran.

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