Thursday, 12 August 2021 13:12

Pretorius,Dala back for Proteas while star trio rested for Sri Lanka series.

Staff Reporter.

All-rounder Dwaine Pretorius is back in the Proteas squad for the One-Day International and T20 tour of Sri Lanka next month.

The Proteas will play three ODIs and three T20s in Colombo, starting 2 September.

Pretorius missed both the tours of the West Indies and Ireland because of medical reasons.

Also, Junior Dala has been included in the ODI squad while Lungi Ngidi will miss the ODI series due to personal reasons. He will join the team in time for the T20 series.

Quinton de Kock has been rested from the ODI team.

David Miller meanwhile sustained a hamstring injury during the final T20 against Ireland and will miss the ODI series while his progress is being monitored. Both have been marked to make their return to play in the T20 series

The ODI squad will travel to Sri Lanka first, followed by the T20 players.

Proteas ODI squad to Sri Lanka

Temba Bavuma (capt), Junior Dala, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, George Linde, Janneman Malan, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Lizaad Williams.

Proteas T20 Squad to Sri Lanka

Temba Bavuma (capt), Quinton de Kock, Bjorn Fortuin, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Sisanda Magala, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Lizaad Williams.