Mid-day – Cricket South Africa yesterday named JP Duminy as captain for the three-match T20 series against India starting in Johannesburg on February 18.

Summary

  • Cricket South Africa yesterday named JP Duminy as captain for the three-match T20 series against India starting in Johannesburg on February 18.
  • Duminy will lead the side in absence of injured Faf du Plessis, who fractured his index finger in the first ODI at Durban.
  • Stand-in skipper Aiden Markram and senior batsman Hashim Amla have been rested for the series.
  • Batsman Christiaan Jonker has been included in the squad while keeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen has also been called up to the T20 team for the first time, along with fast bowler Junior Dala.
  • Fast bowlers Morne Morkel, Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi have also been rested owing to the heavy workload this home summer.


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