Uncapped van der Dussen will get Proteas ODI call-up



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10 Jan 2019, 16:50 IST
Rassie van der Dussen batting for St Kitts & Nevis Patriots

Uncapped batsman Rassie van der Dussen has been named within the South Africa squad for the primary two one-day internationals towards Pakistan.

The 29-year-old performed in two Twenty20 internationals towards Zimbabwe final yr and will get his probability within the 50-over format after he was among the many 14 males included for the matches in Port Elizabeth and Durban this month.

Paceman Dane Paterson has been recalled and Hashim Amla returns after recovering from a finger harm that dominated him out of the sequence in Australia.

JP Duminy and Lungi Ngidi miss out as a result of shoulder and knee accidents respectively. 

Cricket South Africa nationwide choice panel convener Linda Zondi mentioned: “We have to have a look at all of the choices obtainable to us as we get nearer to deciding on our remaining squad for this yr’s World Cup and Rassie and Dane are two gamers who’ve been knocking strongly on the door in all codecs.

“These gamers who went to Australia and haven’t been chosen for the primary two matches – Farhaan Behardien, Aiden Markram and Chris Morris – are on no account out of the image and so they could properly get additional alternatives within the second half of the sequence.”


South Africa squad:

Faf du Plessis (captain), Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Dane Paterson, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Rassie van der Dussen.

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