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Cricket Ireland send South Africa to bat in cricket ODI match

Ireland were without experienced batsman Niall O'Brien, who slipped in his hotel bathroom on Sunday morning and suffered a head injury.

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South African batsman Temba Bavuma plays a shot of the second Test Match between South Africa and New Zealand at the Supersport Cricket stadium on August 29, 2016 in Centurion play

South African batsman Temba Bavuma plays a shot of the second Test Match between South Africa and New Zealand at the Supersport Cricket stadium on August 29, 2016 in Centurion

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Ireland won the toss and sent South Africa in to bat in a one-off one-day international at Willowmoore Park on Sunday.

Ireland were without experienced batsman Niall O'Brien, who slipped in his hotel bathroom on Sunday morning and suffered a head injury.

The South African team included three new caps. Test batsman Temba Bavuma was due to open the batting while all-rounders Andile Phehlukwayo and Dwaine Pretorius were newcomers to international cricket.

Teams:

South Africa: Faf du Plessis (captain), Quinton de Kock (wkt), Temba Bavuma, JP Duminy, David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Dwaine Pretorius, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Aaron Phangiso.

Ireland: William Porterfield (captain), Gary Wilson (wkt), Paul Stirling, John Anderson, Sean Terry, Kevin O'Brien, Stuart Poynter, Tim Murtagh, George Dockrell, Craig Young, Peter Chase.

Umpires: Shaun George (RSA), Joel Wilson (WIS)

TV umpire: Nigel Llong (ENG)

Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)

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