T20 World Cup 2022: THIS Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer to replace Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius in South Africa squad
Marco Jansen was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 auction earlier this year for Rs 4.2 crores.
Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) National Selection Committee has on Wednesday (October 12) named Marco Jansen in the 15-man squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. The 22-year-old bowler replaces the injured Dwaine Pretorius after he was ruled out due to a fracture sustained to his left thumb during the recent T20 International series against India.
Jansen was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 auction earlier this year for Rs 4.2 crores. Jansen played in 10 matches in IPL 2022 and managed to pick up 9 wickets including a best of 3/25.
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Marco Jansen has been included in the #Proteas 15-man #T20WorldCup squad. He replaces the injured Dwaine Pretorius.
Lizaad Williams has been called up to replace Jansen amongst the travelling reserves.#BePartOfIt pic.twitter.com/zbAyA8zZtc — Proteas Men (@ProteasMenCSA) October 12, 2022
Titans paceman Lizaad Williams has been called up to replace Jansen amongst the travelling reserves. Jansen replaces Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Pretorius, who fractured his thumb in the T20 series against India last month. Pretorius joined MS Dhoni’s CSK team for Rs 50 lakh in the IPL 2022 season.
South Africa squad for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
Temba Bavuma (captain), 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, Tristan Stubbs.
Travelling Reserves: Bjorn Fortuin, Andile Phehlukwayo and Lizaad Williams
South Africa Itinerary in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
17 October – New Zealand v South Africa – Allan Border Field, Brisbane
19 October – Bangladesh v South Africa – Allan Border Field, Brisbane
Group Stage matches
24 October – South Africa vs Qualifier B1 - Bellerive Oval, Hobart
27 October – South Africa vs Bangladesh – SCG, Sydney
30 October – India vs South Africa – Perth Stadium, Perth
03 November – Pakistan vs South Africa – SCG, Sydney
06 November – South Africa vs Qualifier A2 – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide