Marco Jansen replaces injured Dwaine Pretorius in South Africa’s T20 World Cup squad

Left-arm fast Marco Jansen has been included in South Africa’s 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia, the nation’s cricket board introduced on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old pacer changed all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius, who was dominated out of the T20 World Cup after sustaining an damage in his left thumb in the course of the lately concluded T20I collection towards India.

Jansen was initially a part of the travelling reserves and can be changed by pacer Lizaad Williams, Cricket South Africa (CSA) stated in a media launch.

Jansen represented South Africa in only one T20I throughout their tour of India in June this yr. He had taken one wicket and conceded 38 runs within the Rajkot match.

Jansen was a part of the T20I squad within the latest collection towards India however didn’t get a sport. He changed Pretorius for the ODI collection earlier than discovering a spot within the T20 World Cup squad.

The lefty has represented South Africa in seven assessments selecting 37 wickets and scoring 200 runs. In two ODI’s he performed he picked two wickets.

In his general T20 profession Jansen picked 17 wickets in 22 video games at an financial system of 8.16.

South Africa will play New Zealand and Bangladesh in warm-up video games and start their precise marketing campaign towards a qualifying workforce on October 24 in Hobart.

South Africa squad: Temba Bavuma (C), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Tabraiz Shamsi and Tristan Stubbs. Reserves: Bjorn Fortuin, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lizaad Williams.


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