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South Africa announce their T20I squad for India series, Nortje returns, Stubbs included

South Africa has announced their full strength squad for the forthcoming 5 match T20I series vs India in June after the IPL 2022 season is complete .  Star batsman Temba Bavuma , who led the team during their impressive T20I world cup campaign last year , will be the captain.   

Tristan Stubbs, the second-highest run-scorer in South Africa’s domestic T20 challenge, has received his maiden call-up to the national side after being included in the squad.  Anrich Nortje, who has not played for South Africa since the T20 World Cup last November, returned to fitness at the IPL and is part of the squad.

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The South African  selectors have brought back all the players who missed the Bangladesh test series because of IPL .  Many of the selected players like Rabada, Nortje , Miller , Quniton D Kock , Aiden Markram & Marco Jansen are currently  playing in the IPL across various teams .

South Africa  has done extremely well in the T20I world cup at Dubai and lost out due to inferior run rate . They lost only one game in the tournament to ultimate champions Australia.  They have retained nearly their full squad for the forthcoming India series .

Squad: Temba Bavuma (c) , Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs, Rassie van der Dussen, Marco Jansen

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