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Aiden Markram to lead South Africa in T20 Internationals against West Indies




Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced the limited overs squads for the ODI and T20I series against the West Indies starting March 16, with batsman Aiden Markram appointed as the new captain in the shorter format and former all-rounder JP Duminy. Was made the captain of the team. Full time white ball batting coach of the side. Cricket South Africa (CSA) today announced the One Day International (ODI) and T20 International (T20I) squads along with the coaching appointments for the limited overs series against the West Indies later this month. Board on Monday.

Aiden Markram has been appointed as the new T20 captain. The 28-year-old takes over from Temba Bavuma, who stepped down as T20I captain last month. Markram has the experience of leading South Africa at the under-19 level earlier in his career and also captaining at provincial and franchise level. Most recently, he led Sunrisers Eastern Cape to the inaugural SA20 title.

Other notable selections include Lions player Bjorn Fortuyn, and his teammate, all-rounder Sisanda Magala.

Within the 50-over set-up, several core white-ball players have been rested for the first and second ODIs and will return for the third. Pace duo Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada have also been given a much-needed break for the series.

Four uncapped players have been included in the squad, with Knights pacer Gerald Coetzee, Western Province batsman Tony De Zorzi and Warriors batsman Tristan Stubbs earning their maiden ODI call-up. Lions batsman Ryan Richelton makes his return to the ODI setup after an impressive One Day Cup campaign in which the left-handed batsman scored 452 runs at 64.57 including two hundreds and as many fifties.

Enoch Enquay, Director of Cricket, commented: “I would like to congratulate Aiden on his appointment as captain of the Proteas T20I team. Leadership is very familiar to him having led successfully at so many levels. He is a player who inspires confidence and has all the qualities to be successful in the role. We have no doubt he will help take South Africa to the next level.”

“Also, we would like to thank Temba for filling this position so aptly over the past two years. He has done a commendable job during this period and now has a new role to fulfill within the national system.” Naqwe.

Head coach Rob Walter said: “This is a squad that is high on confidence after defeating England, one of the best white-ball teams in the world, in their most recent series.”

“We’ve added some new faces to the 50-over squad. I’m personally excited to see how players like Tony De Zorzi fare in the ODI team, with Gerald Coetzee also making debuts for both After the Test series. Both are players who have the potential to play a big role in the future of the national team with Tristan Stubbs having already made a significant mark in the T20I arena.

“I am also excited to have Aiden on as T20 captain as he is very familiar with the setup and works well with the people around him. He is a player who leads from the front and we need No doubt he will carry this team.” next level in the years to come,” Walter concluded.

JP Duminy has been appointed as the full-time white-ball batting coach. The 38-year-old most recently coached the Paarl Royals in the SA20 league and the Paarl Rocks provincial team this season. He also enjoyed a flourishing playing career for the Proteas, earning a combined 280 limited-overs caps, during which he became the third-leading run-scorer in T20Is for South Africa.

Former Proteas all-rounder and Western Province veteran, Rory Kleinveldt, joins the white-ball tour as bowling coach with Lions head coach Wandile Gwawu, who will take charge of the fielding. The permanent bowling and fielding coach will be announced later.

Speaking of the management group, Nkwe said: “JP has been a great servant to South African cricket over the years and having him on board as a coach adds immense value for two reasons. He is a developing coach and a player. His experience as a senior, so we are eager to have him on board.”

“Rory is another man who has played the game for many years and him joining us is a good sign for the bowling group. I would also like to welcome Vandeille on board. He is a proven coach as we have seen with his success. to the Lions. Similarly, I want to thank the Lions for taking advantage of Wandile to help tour his country,” Nkwe concluded.

South Africa’s T20 squad for West Indies seriesSquad: Aiden Markram (captain), Quinton de Kock, Bjorn Fortuyn, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Henrik Klaasen, Sisanda Magala, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs.

South Africa squad for first two ODIs: Temba Bavuma (Captain), Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, Tony De Zorzi, Bjorn Fortuyn, Reeza Hendricks, Sisanda Magala, Keshav Maharaj, Viaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Ryan Rickelton, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tristan Stubbs, Lizaad Williams, Rassie Vann der Dussen

South Africa squad for third ODI: Temba Bavuma (c), Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, Tony de Zorzi, Bjorn Fortuyn, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Henrik Klaasen, Sisanda Magala, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Vian Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Ryan Rickelton , Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tristan Stubbs, Lizaad Williams, Rassie van der Dussen.

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