Christiaan Jonker, Junior Dala and Heinrich Klaasen are the 3 new faces in South Africa’s squad for the three-match T20I sequence towards India, which starts in Johannesburg on February 18. JP Duminy will lead the facet within the absence of Faf du Plessis, who continues his restoration from a finger fracture that has stored him out for the reason that first ODI on February 1.
With the Check sequence towards Australia beginning 5 days after the 3rd and ultimate T20I, South Africa have selected to leisure a variety of avid gamers together with Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla and the frontline Check-match rapid bowlers. Imran Tahir, South Africa’s first-choice white-ball legspinner, has additionally been rested, with CSA variety panel convener Linda Zondi pronouncing the selectors sought after to offer Tabraiz Shamsi and Aaron Phangiso extra of a possibility to check their squad choices.
Warriors batsman Jonker and Titans rapid bowler Dala are but to play for South Africa. Wicketkeeper-batsman Klaasen is but to play T20Is, however made his world debut right through the continuing ODI sequence towards India.
The selectors have additionally named a South Africa A squad that may take at the traveling Australians in a three-day warm-up tournament from February 22 to 24, and feature named Khaya Zondo captain.
South Africa T20I squad: JP Duminy (capt), Farhaan Behardien, Junior Dala, AB de Villiers, Reeza Hendricks, Christiaan Jonker, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), David Miller, Chris Morris, Dane Paterson, Aaron Phangiso, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi, Jon-Jon Smuts.
South Africa A squad for excursion tournament towards Australia: Khaya Zondo (capt), Theunis de Bruyn, Zubayr Hamza, Beuran Hendricks, Pieter Malan, Wiaan Mulder, Senuran Muthusamy, Duanne Olivier, Rudi 2d, Malusi Siboto, Shaun von Berg.
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