In the first match of the shortest format series at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein, South African skipper JP Duminy has won the toss and decided to bat first. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ চার পেসার নিয়ে বোলিংয়ে বাংলাদেশ]
Both teams are being led by new skippers. After the departure of Mashrafe Bin Mortaza from the T20Is, world number one all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is on the charge now to guide the team to any sort of respite after the visitors were outclassed by the mighty South African team in both Test and one day international series.
South Africa (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Jean-Paul Duminy(c), David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Andile Phehlukwayo, Robert Frylinck, Aaron Phangiso, Dane Paterson, Beuran Hendricks.