South Africa T20 and ODI squad announced against India, series will be held before T20 World Cup
According to Cricket South Africa (CSA), all 18 players are available to play in the T20 series against India from September 28 to October 4, while a 15-man squad has been selected for the three-match 50-over series.
Wicket-keeper batsman Tristan Stubbs was on Tuesday named in South Africa's squad for the T20 World Cup and the three-match T20I series to be held in India before that. In the limited overs format, team captain Temba Bavuma will return to the national side after fully recovering from a left elbow injury during the T20I series in India in June.
Senior batsman Resie van der Dussen was ruled out of the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia from October 16 to November 13 due to a fracture in his finger. He suffered the injury during the second Test against England in Manchester. He will need to undergo surgery and it is likely to take at least six weeks to recover. 22-year-old Stubbs, who performed brilliantly in the recent T20 series against England, was named in the World Cup squad for the first time. All 15 players in the team have played international matches. Stubbs made his international debut in June during the T20I series against India.
Riley Roseau and Wayne Parnell were also included in the squad while the selectors have picked three reserve players in Bjorn Fortuyn, Marco Yansen and Andile Fehlukwayo who will travel with the team. According to Cricket South Africa (CSA), 'all 18 players are available to play in the T20 series against India from 28 September to 4 October, while a 15-man squad has been selected for the three-match 50-over series. ''
Viktor Pittsang, CSA's coordinator of selectors, said: "It's been a really tough team to select because we've had a lot of players in the last few months who were in pretty good form and getting the selectors' attention. Were. A player like Stubbs was not part of the plans till a year ago, but he made it to the team on the basis of his performance and his selection should be an inspiration for every youngster.
South Africa will start their campaign in the T20 World Cup on 24 October. Ahead of the T20 World Cup in Australia, South Africa will tour India from September 28 to October 11 for a series of three T20 Internationals and as many One Day Internationals (ODIs).
T20 World Cup and T20 Team against India:
Temba Bavuma (Captain), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendrix, Henrik Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Enrique Notreje, Wayne Parnell, Dwayne Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Riley Roseau, Tabraiz Shamsi and Tristan Stubb.
ODI squad against India:
Temba Bavuma (Captain), Quinton De Kock, Reeza Hendrix, Henrik Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Janman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Enrique Notreje, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwayne Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabrez Shambad.