England win toss and opt to field against South Africa

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CAPE TOWN, Sep 16 (Reuters) England won the toss and chose to field in their Twenty20 World Cup Super Eights match against South Africa in Cape Town today.

South Africa named an unchanged side after opening batsman Herschelle Gibbs failed a fitness test on his hamstring injury.

England included fast bowler James Anderson and off-spinner Jeremy Snape at the expense of pace bowler James Kirtley and batsman Darren Maddy.

Teams: South Africa - Graeme Smith (captain), JP Duminy, AB de Villiers, Mark Boucher, Justin Kemp, Shaun Pollock, Albie Morkel, Johan van der Wath, Vernon Philander, Morne Morkel, Makhaya Ntini.

England - Luke Wright, Matt Prior, Kevin Pietersen, Paul Collingwood (captain), Owais Shah, Andrew Flintoff, Jeremy Snape, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Chris Schofield, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.

REUTERS TB AS2157

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