• Olivier set to make Test return for Proteas

    Duanne Olivier has been included in a 21-man Proteas squad for the Test series against India.

    The fast bowler recently returned to the South African domestic set-up following a prolonged stint in the United Kingdom.

    Olivier’s last Test appearance for South Africa was against Sri Lanka in Port Elizabeth in February 2019.

    The 29-year-old is the leading wicket-taker in the Domestic 4-Day Series, with 28 at an average of 11.14 and a strike rate of 23.1.

    There are four uncapped Test players in the squad – Glenton Stuurman, Prenelan Subrayen, Sisanda Magala and Ryan Rickelton.

    Proteas Test squad: Dean Elgar (c, Titans), Temba Bavuma (v-c, Lions), Quinton de Kock (wk, Titans), Kagiso Rabada (Lions), Sarel Erwee (Dolphins), Beuran Hendricks (Western Province), George Linde (Western Province), Keshav Maharaj (Dolphins), Lungi Ngidi (Titans), Aiden Markram (Titans), Wiaan Mulder (Lions), Anrich Nortje (Warriors), Keegan Petersen (Dolphins), Rassie van der Dussen (Lions), Kyle Verreynne (Western Province), Marco Jansen (Warriors), Glenton Stuurman (Warriors), Prenelan Subrayen (Dolphins), Sisanda Magala (Lions), Ryan Rickelton (Lions), Duanne Olivier (Lions).

    India tour of South Africa:

    1st Test – 26-30 December, SuperSport Park, Centurion
    2nd Test – 3-7 January, Wanderers, Johannesburg
    3rd Test – 11-15 January, Newlands, Cape Town

    1st ODI – 19 January, Boland Park, Paarl
    2nd ODI – 21 January, Boland Park, Paarl
    3rd ODI – 23 January, Newlands, Cape Town

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    Simon Borchardt