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Proteas women win toss and bat in first ODI against England

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Suné Luus won the toss and chose to bat in the first One-Day International against England in Northampton on Monday.

The Proteas women in action
FILE – The Proteas women in action. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Johannesburg – Suné Luus won the toss and chose to bat in the first One-Day International against England in Northampton on Monday.

The Proteas made three changes to the side that won the last match against Ireland, with Shabnim Ismail still out nursing a calf injury – which prevented her from playing the one-off Test – while Marizanne Kapp and Nonkululeko Mlaba, replace Delmari Tucker and Raisibe Ntozakhe respectively.

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Monday’s match is the first ODI between the two sides since England trounced the Proteas in the World Cup semi-final at the end of March.

South Africa go into the series without Lizelle Lee and Mignon du Preez who both retired – Lee from all forms of international cricket, while Du Preez is still available for the T20 format.

The match is the first of three ODIs.

TEAMS

SA XI: Andrie Steyn, Laura wWolvaardt, Lara Goodall, Sune Luus (capt), Marizanne Kapp, Chloe Tryon, Nadine de Klerk, Trisha Chetty, Tumi Sekhukhune, Ayabonga Khaka, Nonkululeko Mlaba

England XI: Tammy Beaumont, Emma Lamb, Sophia Dunkley, Heather Knight (capt), Nat Sciver, Danni Wyatt, Amy Jones, Sophie Eccelstone, Katherin Brunt, Charlie Dean, Kate Cross.

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