Ntini's son included in SA Under-19 squad
- Wired World
- 18 May 2017 12:57 (South Africa)
Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday named the 15-man South Africa Under-19s squad that will take on 2016 ICC Under-19 World Cup winners, the West Indies, in a five-match, Youth One-Day International (ODI) series from July 9-19 in Durban and Pietermaritzburg.
Raynard van Tonder, who was named as the new team captain, will have nine new caps to lead, including 16-year-old Thando
The remaining six players were part of the team that beat Sri Lanka in an ODI series in January of this
Coach Lawrence Mahatlane said he was pleased with the team selected and believes that this series help
“Testing ourselves against the world champions is an ideal opportunity for us as a team to see where we are with the 2018 World Cup just around the corner. It is an exciting team with only six players having previously represented South Africa, this is a great opportunity for those selected to showcase their talent.”
South Africa will arrive in Durban on June 28, while West Indies will arrive two days later.
South Africa Under-19 squad:
Raynard van Tonder (Free State), Matthew Breetzke (Eastern Province), Curtis