South Africa rest Jacques Kallis for England ODI Series

South Africa rest Jacques Kallis for England ODI Series

Tags: South Africa tour of England - 2012, Jacques Henry Kallis, Dean Elgar, Ryan McLaren, Mohammad Imran Tahir

Published on: Jul 26, 2012

South Africa have rested veteran all-rounder Jacques Kallis for the upcoming 5-ODI NatWest Series in their England tour. Kallis is likely to make it to the South African Squad for the T20 World Championship in Sri Lanka which could be the reason why he is going to be rested after the ongoing 3-Test Series against England.

By BV Swagath

South Africa have rested veteran all-rounder Jacques Kallis for the upcoming 5-ODI NatWest Series in their England tour. Kallis is likely to make it to the South African Squad for the T20 World Championship in Sri Lanka which could be the reason why he is going to be rested after the ongoing 3-Test Series against England. Kallis has already been named in South Africa’s 30-man probables for the ICC Twenty20 World Championship.

The South Africans have given an opportunity to 25-year-old all-rounder Dean Elgar in the place of Kallis in the 15-man ODI Squad for England Series. Elgar is yet to play in an international match for South Africa. Elgar, who is a former South Africa U-19 Captain bowls handy left arm spin along with his top order batting.

Jacques Kallis restedSouth Africa have made two more changes with leg spinner Imran Tahir and tall seamer Ryan McLaren getting ODI recalls. Meanwhile the Selectors have also named South Africa A squads for a tour of Ireland.

South Africa ODI Squad: AB de Villiers (Captain), Hashim Amla (Vice-Captain), JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Imran Tahir, Ryan McLaren, Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Justin Ontong, Wayne Parnell, Robin Peterson, Graeme Smith, Dale Steyn and Lonwabo Tsotsobe

South Africa A Squad for Unofficial Test Series Vs Ireland: Faf du Plessis (Nashua Titans, capt), Temba Bavuma (bizhub Highveld Lions), Farhaan Behardien (Nashua Titans), Dean Elgar (Chevrolet Knights), Quinton Friend (Chevrolet Knights), Simon Harmer (Chevrolet Warriors), Reeza Hendricks (Chevrolet Knights), Rory Kleinveldt (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras), Heino Kuhn (Nashua Titans), Ryan McLaren (Chevrolet Knights), Chris Morris (bizhub Highveld Lions), Justin Ontong (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras), Wayne Parnell (Chevrolet Warriors), Stiaan van Zyl (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras), Dane Vilas (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras)

South Africa A Unofficial ODI Squad Vs Ireland: Colin Ingram (Chevrolet Warriors, capt), Kyle Abbott (Sunfoil Dolphins), Temba Bavuma (bizhub Highveld Lions), Farhaan Behardien (Nashua Titans),Reeza Hendricks (Chevrolet Knights), Rory Kleinveldt (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras), Richard Levi (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras), David Miller (Sunfoil Dolphins), Chris Morris (bizhub Highveld Lions), Aaron Phangiso (bizhub Highveld Lions), Rowan Richards (Nashua Titans), Thami Tsolekile (bizhub Highveld Lions), Roelof van der Merwe (Nashua Titans), Dane Vilas (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras).

South Africa A Unofficial T20 Squad Vs Ireland: Colin Ingram (Chevrolet Warriors, capt), Kyle Abbott (Sunfoil Dolphins), Farhaan Behardien (Nashua Titans), Johan Botha (Chevrolet Warriors), Reeza Hendricks (Chevrolet Knights), Rory Kleinveldt (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras), Richard Levi (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras), David Miller (Sunfoil Dolphins), Chris Morris (bizhub Highveld Lions), Aaron Phangiso (bizhub Highveld Lions), Rowan Richards (Nashua Titans), Thami Tsolekile (bizhub Highveld Lions), Roelof van der Merwe (Nashua Titans), Stiaan van Zyl (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras), Dane Vilas (Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras).

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