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PICTURES | Australia attend cricket clinic in Soweto

2020-02-18 19:23
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Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins (Courtesy of the Australian High Commission)

Cape Town - The Australian cricket team gave back on Tuesday as they attended a coaching clinic at the Pumla School for Learners with Special Educational Needs at Orlando West in Soweto.

The Australian High Commissioner Gita Kamath was also in attendance.

Former captain Steve Smith wrote on a Instagram post that visiting the Pumla School for Learners with Special Educational Needs was a "humbling experience".

Australia begin their short tour of South Africa on Friday, when they take on the Proteas in the first T20 at the Wanderers.

Their tour to South Africa consists of three T20s and 3 ODIs.

This will be Smith and team-mate David Warner's first tour to South Africa since the sandpaper scandal of 2018.

Play on Friday is scheduled at 18:00.

Australia T20 squad:

Aaron Finch (captain), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Marsh, D'Arcy Short, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa

Proteas T20 squad v Australia:

Quinton de Kock (captain, wicketkeeper), Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Pite van Biljon, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Jon-Jon Smuts, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi, Bjorn Fortuin, Anrich Nortje, Dale Steyn, Heinrich Klaasen

Images courtesy of the Australian High Commission 

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