Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday introduced the Proteas’ squad for the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia subsequent month.
Rassie van der Dussen was probably the most notable omission from the squad as he continues nursing the finger harm he suffered in the course of the second Take a look at towards England. The 33-year-old is predicted to endure surgical procedure and might be out of motion for a minimum of six weeks.
In some excellent news for South Africa, captain Temba Bavuma has recovered utterly from the elbow harm he sustained in the course of the T20I sequence towards India in June and is about to guide the Proteas in a second World Cup in a row.
Rilee Rossow, who made his return to the South Africa T20I setup after a niche of six years in July, additionally finds a spot within the squad.
The identical 15-member squad is about to journey to India for the three-match T20I sequence later this month forward of the World Cup.
Talking on the squad choice, CSA Convenor of Selectors Victor Mpitsang mentioned: “This has been a extremely robust squad to pick, just because we had so many gamers in wonderful kind over the previous few months and acting at a degree that made the selectors sit up and see them.
“Somebody like Tristan Stubbs who was not within the body a yr in the past has finished extremely effectively to power his means into the combo based mostly on his performances and his choice ought to be an inspiration for each younger participant on the market. We’re additionally delighted to welcome again our captain Temba Bavuma from harm and we have now little doubt his return will additional galvanise the workforce.
“This group of gamers confirmed off their sensible talent and expertise once they overcame England in England lately. These form of performances solely bode effectively for us heading to the World Cup. General we’re delighted with mixture of gamers which have been chosen and stay up for watching them signify the nation in Australia.”
Squad: Temba Bavuma (captain), Quinton de Kock, Heinrich Klaasen, Reeza Hendricks, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Rillee Rossouw, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs.
Reserves: Bjorn Fortuin, Marco Jansen and Andile Phehlukwayo.