Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday announced a 14-member South Africa-A squad for the upcoming four-day three-match series against India A in Bloemfontein. 32-year-old opener Peter Malan will captain the South African team in this series. The series will offer players a chance to make it to the senior team ahead of the upcoming tour of India, which will begin from November 23 to December 9 at the Mangang Oval.
Pieter Malan will captain the 14-man SA ‘A’ four-day squad for the upcoming 3-match series against India ‘A’
CSA’s coordinator of selectors Viktor Mpitsang stressed on the importance of this series ahead of the Indian team’s tour. Ahead of South Africa, the BCCI also announced the India A squad on Tuesday in which Priyank Panchal of Gujarat was chosen as the captain of the team which included Prithvi Shaw, Navdeep Saini and Kashmiri pacer Umran Malik.
South Africa A’ Squad: Peter Malan (Captain), Sarel Irvi, Dominic Hendrix, Renard van Tonder, Synthemba Keshile, Senuran Muthusamy, Marco Jensen, Miguel Pretorius, Beuran Hendrix, Lutho Cipmala, Glenton Sturman, George Linde, Jason Smith, Tony de Jorji.