EAST LONDON, South Africa - New Zealand won the toss and elected to field against South Africa in the second of three Twenty20s on Sunday.
The visiting Black Caps put South Africa in this time at Buffalo Park after batting first and slumping to their third lowest T20 score in an eight-wicket loss in the first game in Durban on Friday.
South Africa made two changes after its strong start to the series, bringing in left-arm spinner Aaron Phangiso for his international debut. Fast bowler Morne Morkel was also recalled after sitting out the first game. They replaced Chris Morris and Dale Steyn as Morris missed out because of injury and Steyn was rested.
Batsman Martin Guptill returned for New Zealand in place of Peter Fulton at the top of the order. Guptill missed the tour opener — when the Kiwis were bowled out for 86 — with illness.
Guptill was the only change as New Zealand kept faith with the four players it gave debuts to in Durban under new captain Brendon McCullum: Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Corey Anderson and Mitchell McClenaghan.
East London's Buffalo Park was hosting its first T20 international.
South Africa: Faf du Plessis (captain), Richard Levi, Henry Davids, Quinton de Kock, Farhaan Behardien, David MIller, Ryan McLaren, Robin Peterson, Morne Morkel, Rory Kleinveldt, Aaron Phangiso.
New Zealand: Brendon McCullum (captain), Rob Nicol, Martin Guptill, James Franklin, Colin Munro, Corey Anderson, Nathan McCullum, Jimmy Neesham, Doug Bracewell, Ronnie Hira, Mitchell McClenaghan.
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