South Africa U19 captain Raynard van Tonder has been given the honour of leading a World Cup U19 ‘dream team’.
Hermann Rolfes’ middle-order century was not enough as SA U19 suffered their first loss of the U19 World Cup to New Zealand.
Raynard van Tonder’s team are looking to maintain momentum and finish the group phase of the U19 World Cup at the top of their group.
Wandile Makwetu’s 99 set up the SA U19s’ 76-run World Cup victory over the West Indies, amid a rules storm.
Raynard van Tonder will hope he can lead the South Africa U19 side to World Cup glory in New Zealand in 2018.
CSA announced their SA U19 World Cup squad on Monday and there were no surprises regarding the selection after their Tri-Series final triumph on Sunday.
Jason Niemand’s Man of the Match all-round display helped South Africa U19 claim a three-wicket win against England in the Tri-Series final on Sunday.
Matthew Breetzke’s sparkling century was at least one positive the South African U19s could latch on to after being beaten by England U19 by eight wickets.
Thando Ntini and Hermann Rolfes shared seven scalps to reduce Namibia U19 to 184-9, before Raynard van Tonder’s half-century sealed a 62-run win (D/L) for South Africa U19.
We take a look at the top South Africa U19 talents ahead of their seven-match Youth ODI Tri-Series against England and Namibia, starting on 2 December.