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CSA names World T20 squad

2012-07-19 12:46

Johannesburg - Cricket SA on Thursday named its provisional squad of 30 players to take part in the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka in September.

The final squad of 15 players will be announced in mid-August.

"I believe this squad shows just how much depth there is in South African cricket," commented CSA selection convener Andrew Hudson.

"It augurs extremely well both for this tournament as well as the road ahead."

CSA T20 Squad: AB de Villiers (captain), Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Johan Botha, Marchant de Lange, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir, Colin Ingram, Jacques Kallis, Rory Kleinveldt, Richard Levi, Ryan McLaren, David Miller, Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Justin Ontong, Wayne Parnell, Alviro Petersen, Robin Peterson, Aaron Phangiso, Graeme Smith, Dale Steyn, Rusty Theron, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Roelof van der Merwe, Morne van Wyk, Dane Vilas.

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Comments
  • tom.tardis - 2012-07-19 12:59

    Awesome, a bunch of boring pie and gravy eaters FIRST!

      Rob.Trianglem - 2012-07-19 13:05

      I thought uncle Graeme Smith wasnt playing T20 anymore.

      Ettiene - 2012-07-19 13:32

      Agree Ingram should not be there

      deon.louw.7505 - 2012-07-19 13:39

      Relax, Smith will probably not make the final cut.

      koos.vantollen - 2012-07-19 13:42

      SECOND! Was close but i'll get you next time Tom. Also - squad looks weak

  • Hansie.Crook - 2012-07-19 13:27

    Final 15 will be: 1Amla 2Levi 3Kallis 4Miller 5AB 6Faf 7Albie 8Botha 9Steyn 10Morne 11Tsotsobe.. 12De Lange 13JP 14Rusty 15Kleinveldt This is NOT MY DREAM SQUAD by I know the SA selectors like to play safe and are very consevartive in their selection....

      dhirshan.gobind - 2012-07-19 14:42

      amla can't play T-20 . and i am indian, so its an objective view.

      rob.baggaley - 2012-07-19 15:27

      Yes he can. He's one of the " greats. "

      koos.vantollen - 2012-07-19 15:45

      Dhirshan please stop trying to pull the race card. Apartheid was over a long time ago

      tom.tardis - 2012-07-19 21:30

      Kallis doesn't even hit rucks

      gunner.zn.5 - 2012-07-20 08:17

      Dhirs. What does being Indian got to do with your comment???...Amla doesnt need to justify his inclusion to you. What Amla must not be is the captain....unfortunately it affects his game. Other than that he is a top performer in all 3 formats.

  • Ronnie - 2012-07-19 13:42

    Very strong squad we have here

  • papastorm.joulekeding - 2012-07-19 13:50

    come up boys make us proud

  • lunga.biyela.5 - 2012-07-19 14:17

    What about Jon Jon and Kelly Smuts? They're the future of SA cricket.

      gunner.zn.5 - 2012-07-20 08:18

      WHO???

  • luciano.miguel.94 - 2012-07-19 21:01

    very good team.i am glad to see Chris and Aaron.in the team.Surprise not to see Dean elgar in there but he remains a talent maybe in the longer format of the game.Good luck guys.win or lose,Make us proud.

  • gunner.zn.5 - 2012-07-20 08:20

    Good to see that both Miller and Van der merwe are selected....both can be very effective in Sri Lankan conditions

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