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De Zorzi to lead SA Emerging Squad in Sri Lanka

Cricket365 – Titans batsman Tony de Zorzi will captain the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Emerging Squad which leaves on Sunday for the sub-continent to play their Sri Lanka counterparts in two four-day unofficial Test matches and three One-Day International (ODI) matches.

Summary

  • Titans batsman Tony de Zorzi will captain the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Emerging Squad which leaves on Sunday for the sub-continent to play their Sri Lanka counterparts in two four-day unofficial Test matches and three One-Day International (ODI) matches.
  • The players are all part of the National Academy programme which is aimed at the successful transition of players from senior provincial cricket into professional cricket.
  • “This programme is a highly important part of our cricket development pipeline,” commented Vinnie Barnes, CSA High Performance Manager.
  • “I would like to thank Sri Lanka Cricket for hosting us for the third time in the last four years.
  • The bulk of international cricket is played on the sub-continent these days and it is vital our emerging talent is exposed to the playing conditions there as early as possible,” concluded Barnes.

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