SA announce squads for NZ series
South Africa’s selectors announced the squads that will take on the visiting New Zealand side in the 3 T20Is and 2 Tests coming up.
Although a part of the T20I squad, SA’s current LOI skipper AB de Villiers will not lead the Proteas as a part of the selection panel’s efforts to reduce his workload. Faf du Plessis will lead the T20I squad while Graeme Smith continues as Test captain.
The first of the three T20Is begins at Durban on December 21st while the first Test begins at Newlands, Cape Town on 2nd January.
T20I squad: Faf du Plessis (capt), Farhaan Behardien, Henry Davids, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, Rory Kleinveldt, Richard Levi, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Wayne Parnell,, Robin Peterson, Aaron Phangiso, Dale Steyn, Lonwabo Tsotsobe.
Test squad: Graeme Smith (capt), Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Jacques Kallis, Rory Kleinveldt, Morne Morkel, Alviro Petersen, Robin Peterson, Vernon Philander, Jacques Rudolph, Dale Steyn.