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SA vs IND 2022: Marco Jansen Named in SA ODI Squad, Nortje Ruled Out

Marco Jansen Named in SA ODI Squad: South African young seamer Marco Jansen who recently made his Test debut in the ongoing series against India and impressed with figures of 4/55 in the second innings, has earned a maiden call-up for the ODI leg of the series.

Marco Jansen Named in SA ODI Squad

Quinton de Kock, who is currently on paternity leave, will be back in time for the first ODI of the series on January 19. The South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has retired from Test cricket to spend more time with his family but he remains committed to the team’s cause in the limited-overs arena.

Temba Bavuma will lead the squad with Keshav Maharaj continuing as the deputy. Quinton de Kock, who recently quit Tests, has been picked as well.

Dwaine Pretorius makes his return to the squad but South Africa will be without Anrich Nortje in the ODIs as well. The pacer is continuing his rehabilitation after getting sidelined from the Test series due to a hip injury.

Wayne Parnell, who returned to national colours during the Netherlands series, has managed to retain his spot alongside Zubayr Hamza who made his debut in the opening ODI.

“This is a very exciting group and the Selection Panel and I are eager to see what they will produce,” CSA Convenor of Selectors, Victor Mpitsang said.

“For many of our players, it does not get bigger than playing against this powerhouse Indian team and this will be the biggest series of their young lives so far. We are looking forward to seeing what they bring to the table and wish Temba (Bavuma) and Mark (Boucher) all the best for the series.”

South Africa ODI Squad

Temba Bavuma (c), Keshav Maharaj (vc), Quinton de Kock (wk), Zubayr Hamza, Marco Jansen, Janneman Malan, Sisanda Magala, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne.

KL Rahul named as India ODI Skipper

On the other hand KL Rahul has been named as the ODI skipper replacing newly appointed Rohit Sharma who ruled out of the series owing to a leg injury.

Rahul Dravid KL Rahul
Rahul Dravid KL Rahul

BCCI named Rohit Sharma as the Indian skipper for T20I and ODI series soon after Virat Kohli stepped down from T20I skipper role.

In the ongoing India tour of South Africa, Virat led Indian test team leads the series by 0-1 and lock their horns to play the second test match today(03-01-2022) at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

KL Rahul (Capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Y Chahal, R Ashwin, W Sundar, J Bumrah (VC), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj


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