Nortje, Parnell return for South Africa’s T20 tour of India | Cricket News – Times of India


JOHANNESBURG: South Africa on Tuesday handed rookie right-handed batter Tristan Stubbs a maiden call-up, whereas Wayne Parnell made a comeback after 5 years for the upcoming five-match T20 tour of India beginning June 9.
The 16-member contingent can be led by Temba Bavuma as South Africa make a return to worldwide T20 cricket for the primary time because the ICC T20 World Cup in late 2021.
The 21-year-old Stubbs, who impressed up to now season whereas enjoying for the Gbets Warriors within the Cricket South Africa (CSA) T20 Problem, scored 293 runs in seven innings, at a mean of 48.83 and a strike fee of 183.12, together with 23 sixes.
He was additionally a part of the South Africa ‘A’ staff to Zimbabwe earlier than he was summoned by the Mumbai Indians for the continuing Indian Premier League.
Amongst different notable alternatives is the return of Anrich Nortje, who has been recovering from a hip harm since December final 12 months and batters, Reeza Hendricks and Heinrich Klaasen.
Nortje has been medically cleared for return and is at present enjoying for the Delhi Capitals within the IPL.
Parnell additionally makes a comeback to the T20 arrange for the primary time since South Africa’s tour of England in 2017.
Apart from, Keshav Maharaj and primary males’s T20I bowler Tabraiz Shamsi, the remainder of the South African staff consists of IPL gamers, particularly, Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Rassie van der Dussen and Marco Jansen.
“That is the Proteas like we’ve got not seen them in a very long time. The injection of the IPL gamers means that we are going to have a staff that is prepared to fireplace on all cylinders instantly and has huge expertise of the circumstances that we are going to be enjoying in,” Cricket South Africa Convenor of Selectors, Victor Mpitsang stated in a press release.
“Tristan Stubbs is an thrilling prospect and we’re eager to see what he is manufactured from and we’re wanting ahead to the return of the expertise of Reeza (Hendricks), Klaasie (Heinrich Klaasen) and Wayne Parnell to hitch the likes of Temba (Bavuma), Tabraiz (Shamsi) and Keshav (Maharaj).
“The nation can even be part of us in a collective sigh of reduction on the return of Anrich Nortje, who has been working exhausting to recuperate from a irritating harm.”
The five-match T20I sequence will kick begin at New Delhi on June 9, adopted by matches in Cuttack (June 12), Visakhapatnam (June 14), Rajkot (June 17) and Bengaluru (June 19).
South Africa T20 staff for India tour: Temba Bavuma (C), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs, Rassie van der Dussen, Marco Jansen


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