SA name squad for series against Zimbabwe, England
CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s squad for One-day international series against Zimbabwe and England has been announced here on Friday.
Out-of-form opener Herschelle Gibbs and fast bowler Makhaya Ntini failed to get place in the team.
The 35-year-old Gibbs last played in South Africa''s loss to England by 22 runs in the Champions Trophy last month.
Ntini, who was named in the Champions Trophy squad but did not play a game, last played a one-dayer against Australia in April.
The squad named on Friday covers the two-match series against Zimbabwe starting on November 8 and the first three of a five-match series against England. Cricket South Africa also named the squad that will play England in two Twenty20 matches.
South Africa will play the first of its T20 matches against England on November 13 at Wanderers in Johannesburg, and the first ODI on November 20 at the same venue.
Graeme Smith (captain), Hashim Amla, Johan Botha, Mark Boucher, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Jacques Kallis, Charl Langeveldt, Ryan McLaren, Albie Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Alviro Petersen, Dale Steyn, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Roelof van der Merwe.
Graeme Smith (captain), Yusuf Abdulla, Loots Bosman, Johan Botha, Mark Boucher, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Jacques Kallis, Heino Kuhn, Charl Langeveldt, Ryan McLaren, Albie Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Dale Steyn, Roelof van der Merwe.