NEW DELHI, India, CMC – West Indies lost Chris Gayle in the first over to surprise opening bowler, spinner, Johan Botha as South Africa won the toss and chose to field in their Group-B match of the World Cup on Thursday at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium.
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This is the first match for both sides in the competition.
WEST INDIES XI: Darren Sammy (captain), Chris Gayle, Devon Smith, Darren Bravo, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Devon Thomas (wicketkeeper), Sulieman Benn, Kemar Roach
SOUTH AFRICA XI: Graeme Smith (captain), Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, Abraham de Villiers (wicketkeeper), Jean-Paul Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Johan Botha, Robin Peterson, Morne Morkel, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir
UMPIRES: Simon Taufel (Australia), Amish Saheba (India)
TV UMPIRE: Asoka de Silva (Sri Lanka)
MATCH REFEREE: Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)
RESERVE UMPIRE: Richard Kettleborough (England)