Rain delays start of England-South Africa match

South africa captain AB de Villiers won the toss and chose to field against England in the first One-Day international Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

Cardiff: Aug 24, 2012

The first One-Day International (ODI) between England and South Africa at Cardiff has been delayed due to rain.

Earlier, South Africa captain AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bowl against England.

South Africa beat England 2-0 in the recently concluded Test series which took them to number one position in Test Rankings.

Teams:

South Africa: Hashim Amla, Graeme Smith, Dean Elgar, AB de Villiers (c&wk), Jean-Paul Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Ryan McLaren, Wayne Parnell, Robin Peterson, Morne Morkel, Lonwabo Tsotsobe

England: Alastair Cook (c), Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott, Ravi Bopara, Eoin Morgan, Craig Kieswetter (wk), Tim Bresnan, Chris Woakes, Graeme Swann, Steven Finn, James Anderson