• Proteas suffer double setback

    Proteas fast bowler Lungi Ngidi has been ruled out of the upcoming ODI series against the Netherlands.

    Ngidi tested positive for Covid-19 and was immediately placed in isolation. According to Cricket South Africa, he is “well and in good spirits”. His place in the squad has been taken by Junior Dala.

    Seam bowler Lizaad Williams will also miss the series due to an intercostal muscle strain. No replacement has been named for him.

    Proteas ODI squad: Keshav Maharaj (captain, Dolphins), Junior Dala (Titans), Daryn Dupavillon (Dolphins), Zubayr Hamza (WP), Reeza Hendricks (Lions), Sisanda Magala (Lions), Janneman Malan (WP), David Miller (Dolphins), Dwaine Pretorius (North West Dragons), Andile Phehlukwayo (Dolphins), Wayne Parnell (WP), Ryan Rickelton (Lions), Tabraiz Shamsi (Titans), Kyle Verreynne (wicketkeeper, WP), Lizaad Williams (Titans), Khaya Zondo (Dolphins).

    South Africa vs Netherlands ODI series:

    1st ODI – Friday, 26 November (10am), Centurion
    2nd ODI – Sunday, 28 November (10am), Centurion
    3rd ODI – Wednesday, 1 December (10am), Wanderers

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    Simon Borchardt