South Africa win toss, opt to bat against Australia

South Africa win toss, opt to bat against Australia

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Manchester, Jul 6: South Africa won the toss and opted to bat against Australia in the World cup match at the Old Trafford here on Saturday.

The defending champions will look to finish at the top of the points table while South Africa will be looking to end their campaign on a high.

For South Africa, it's a final chance to salvage a bit more pride from a poor World Cup after they put in a professional display to beat Sri Lanka.

The has made no changes in the playing XI while South Africa has made one change as Shamsi came in place of Hashim Amla who got injured.

Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch(capt), Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon

South Africa: Quinton de Kock(wk), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis(capt), Rassie van der Dussen, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi (UNI)