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England wins toss, opts to bat first

England captain Paul Collingwood won the toss and chose to bat first against South Africa in a World Twenty20 Super Eight match at Kensington Oval today.

cricket Updated: May 08, 2010 23:02 IST

England captain Paul Collingwood won the toss and chose to bat first against South Africa in a World Twenty20 Super Eight match at Kensington Oval on Saturday.

England retained the 11 that has played throughout this tournament with James Anderson, Ravi Bopara, James Tredwell and Ajmal Shahzad again missing out.

South Africa named the same team that defeated New Zealand comfortably at the same venue on Thursday.

Rory Kleinveldt, Roelof van der Merwe, Juan Theron and Loots Bosman are left out from its squad of 15.

Teams:
England: Michael Lumb, Craig Kieswetter, Kevin Pietersen, Paul Collingwood (captain), Eoin Morgan, Luke Wright, Tim Bresnan, Michael Yardy, Graeme Swann, Stuart Broad, Ryan Sidebottom.

South Africa: Graeme Smith (captain), Jacques Kallis, Herschelle Gibbs, AB de Villiers, JP