Sunday, 23 February 2020

Reeza Hendricks has been called up to the Standard Bank Proteas’ T20 team as cover following the injuries of Temba Bavuma and Heinrich Klaasen.

Bavuma was diagnosed with a right hamstring strain on Monday, while Klaasen sustained a right hip injury during the team’s warm-up session ahead of the KFC T20 series opening match against Australia in Johannesburg on Friday evening.

Hendricks joined the team on Saturday evening in preparation for the second fixture in Port Elizabeth today. Both Bavuma and Klaasen will continue to be treated and will be reassessed ahead of the start of the second match. 

Standard Bank Proteas T20 squad vs Australia:

Quinton de Kock (captain, wicketkeeper, Momentum Multiply Titans), Temba Bavuma (Imperial Lions), Faf du Plessis (Momentum Multiply Titans), Rassie van der Dussen (Imperial Lions), Reeza Hendricks (Imperial Lions), David Miller (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Pite van Biljon (VKB Knights), Dwaine Pretorius (Imperial Lions), Andile Phehlukwayo (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Jon-Jon Smuts (Warriors), Kagiso Rabada (Imperial Lions), Tabraiz Shamsi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Lungi Ngidi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Bjorn Fortuin (Imperial Lions), Anrich Nortje (Warriors), Dale Steyn (Momentum Multiply Titans), Heinrich Klaasen (Momentum Multiply Titans).

Australia tour to South Africa itinerary

February 2020

Sun 23 Day                            2nd. T20I                 St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Wed 26 DN                           3rd. T20I                 Newlands, Cape Town