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Bavuma, Rabada rested for white-ball collection towards India

Bavuma, Rabada rested for white-ball collection towards India

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South Africa’s Temba Bavuma

South Africa’s Temba Bavuma
| Photo Credit: ANDREW BOYERS

South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma and tempo ace Kagiso Rabada have been rested for the white-ball leg of this month’s dwelling collection towards India with the duo set to return for the 2 Tests.

The Proteas host India for a full collection, which incorporates three T20Is, as many ODIs and two Tests, starting with the shortest format on December 10 in Durban.

“Captain Temba Bavuma and Kagiso Rabada are amongst a group of players that have been omitted for the white-ball leg of the tour in order to play red-ball cricket as emphasis is placed on the Test series for which both will return,” Cricket South Africa mentioned on Monday.

Both India and South Africa are gearing up for the brand new World Test Championships cycle, beginning with the Boxing Day Test in Centurion on December 26.

In Bavuma’s absence, Aiden Markram will lead South Africa within the white-ball fixtures.

Wicketkeeper batter Tristan Stubbs, who has performed 1 ODI and 16 T20Is, has been included within the Test facet for the primary time whereas Heinrich Klaasen has been not noted of the pink ball squad.

Pacers Gerald Coetzee, Marco Jansen and Lungi Ngidi have additionally been not noted of the ODIs, which is low precedence after the conclusion of the 50-over World Cup.

The trio is part of the squad for the opening two T20Is and subsequently, the 2 Test matches.

With useful WTC factors at stake and subsequent yr’s T20 World Cup looming massive, South Africa like India have named a number of new faces of their ODI squads, together with uncapped duo of medium pacer Ottniel Baartman and all-rounder Mihlali Mpongwana.

Batter David Bedingham (Test) and pacer Nandre Burger (all three) — have additionally earned maiden nationwide call-ups.

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