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South Africa wins toss, bowls in WCup warm-up vs. Sri Lanka

February 8, 2015

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — South Africa won the toss and bowled Monday in the Cricket World Cup warmup match against Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval.

Hashim Amla captained South Africa in place of A.B. de Villiers who has a slight hip injury.

Lasith Malinga returned for Sri Lanka after a long absence with an ankle injury.

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Squads:

South Africa: Hashim Amla (captain), Kyle Abbott, Farhaan Berhadien, Quinton de Kock, J.P. Duminy, Francois du Plessis, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Vernon Philander, Rilee Roussow, Dale Steyn.

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake.

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