Gauteng and Lions all-rounder, Wiaan Mulder, has been selected as captain of the SA Schools side.
The 18-year-old’s first test as captain will be when his side takes on SA Colts for the Coca-Cola Cup at Mangaung Oval on Wednesday.
Cricket South Africa announced the 2016 South Africa Schools and Colts squads at the conclusion of the Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Week in Bloemfontein on Tuesday night.
Ruan de Swardt, who was named overall Player of the Week and Bowler of the Week as well as Christopher Schreuder, Batsman of the Week, were also selected for the SA Schools side.
The SA Colts, led by Jean du Plessis also included Chadwin November who took home the Hero of the Week award for his hat-trick against Free State.
The sides will play a 50-over final match for the Coca-Cola Cup at Mangaung Oval.
SA Schools Team
Wiaan Mulder (c), Matthew Breetzke, Jesse Christiansen, Michael Cohen, Jade de Klerk, Ruan de Swardt, Akhona Mnyaka, Sinethemba Qeshile, Christopher Schreuder, Lutho Sipamla, Keenan Smith, Raynard van Tonder.
SA Colts Team
Jean du Plessis, Gerald Coetzee, Jarred Alder, Sinalo Gobeni, Siphamandla Krweqe, Muhammad Mayet, Mihlali Mpongwana, Zakariya Paruk, Jiveshan Pillay, Jason Raubenheimer, William Sendin, Mitchell van Buuren.
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