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Cricket South Africa CSA on Monday named a full-strength 15-man Proteas squad for the two-match ODI series against Netherlands, starting later this week. Fast bowlers Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada return to the 50-over setup after being rested for the recent ODI series against West Indies.

The matches, which will also form part of the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League. It will be contested at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on Friday, before DP World Wanderers Stadium hosts the Dutch for the annual Betway Pink Day on Sunday, 2 April.

PROTEAS ODI SQUAD AGAINST NETHERLANDS 

Temba Bavuma (captain, DP World Lions), Quinton de Kock (Momentum Multiply Titans). Bjorn Fortuin (DP World Lions), Reeza Hendricks (DP World Lions), Marco Jansen (Dafabet Warriors). Heinrich Klaasen (Momentum Multiply Titans), Sisanda Magala (DP World Lions), Aiden Markram (Momentum Multiply Titans), David Miller (Hollywoodbets Dolphins). Lungi Ngidi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Anrich Nortje (Dafabet Warriors), Wayne Parnell (Six Gun Grill Western Province). Kagiso Rabada (DP World Lions), Tabraiz Shamsi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Rassie van der Dussen (DP World Lions).

Proteas squad for Netherlands ODI announced
Proteas squad for Netherlands ODI announced

We have named our strongest possible squad for these games given the importance of these matches. In the context of also qualifying for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup,” said White-ball head coach Rob Walter. 

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“We have a job to do and I am confident that with this group of players, we can get the job done.”

Director of Cricket Enoch Nkwe added: “Cricket South Africa would like to wish Rob and his team well for the series against Netherlands. The second match of the series will be a special occasion as it marks the annual Pink Day. This is an important day in the CSA calendar as it allows us to raise awareness and funds for an important cause. It’s a game that everyone is looking forward to.”

South Africa Betway One-Day International series against Netherlands

Friday, 31 March at 13:00

South Africa vs Netherlands – Willowmoore Park, Benoni

Sunday, 02 April at 10:00

South Africa vs Netherlands – DP World Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

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