Mens T20 World Cup 2021 Complete list of players in South Africa squad

Mens T20 World Cup 2021 Complete list of players in South Africa squad
South Africa's cricketers leave the field after defeat in the fourth Twenty20 international cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at SuperSport Park in Centurion on April 16, 2021. (Photo by PHILL MAGAKOE / AFP) (Photo by PHILL MAGAKOE/AFP via Getty Images)

On September 9, South Africa named its 15-member ICC T20 World Cup squad for 2021. The Proteas will be led by Temba Bavuma, who has recovered from a thumb injury, in the ICC T20 World Cup.

Also-rounder Chris Morris, former captain Faf du Plessis, and leg-spinner Imran Tahir were all left out of the squad.

Left-arm leg spinner Keshav Maharaj will make his ICC T20 World Cup debut. In Colombo, he played his debut T20I against Sri Lanka.

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During the Proteas’ journey to Sri Lanka in September, Maharaj led the team in the absence of Bavuma.

On October 23, the Proteas will play Australia in their first match of the competition.They are in Super12 Group 1 with Australia, England, the West Indies, and two Round One qualifying teams.

South Africa T20 World Cup squad

Temba Bavuma (c), Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock (wk), Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, W Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen

Reserves: George Linde, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lizaad Williams

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