Australian vice-captain Alex Doolan says his side is looking forward to the change in formats when they face South Africa A in Pretoria today.
It is the first match of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) triangular one-day series, which includes India A.
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"It’s just a mind-set change from four-day to one-day cricket really. We’ll be backing our skills and making sure we stick to our plans and stick to our team goals," Doolan said.
When asked about the team's feelings about taking on India during the triangular series he said, “India have brought a really strong team, we’re really looking forward to playing them and testing our skills.”
South Africa A and Australia will play at the TUKS Oval at the High Performance Centre, play starts at 5:30pm AEST.
South Africa A one-day team: Justin Ontong, Kyle Abbott, Temba Bavuma, Dean Elgar, Ayabulela Gqamane, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks , Richard Levi, Rilee Rossouw, Yaseen Vallie, Roelof van der Merwe, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Dane Vilas, Hardus Viljoen , Rusty Theron
Australia A one-day team: Aaron Finch (capt), Alex Doolan (vice capt), Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Patrick Cummins, Fawad Ahmed, Josh Hazelwood, Moises Henriques, Nic Maddinson, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, Gurinder Sandhu, Chadd Sayers.
India A one-day team: Cheteshwar Pujara (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, Rohit Sharma,Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha, Parvez Rasool, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohammed Shami, Stuart Binny, Ishwar Chand Pandey, Jaidev Unadkat, Siddharth Kaul.
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First Posted 06 August, 2013 12:28PM AEST