Cape The city – Cricket South Africa (CSA) have lately introduced that uncapped Matthew 1st viscount montgomery of alamein will captain the Coca-Cola South Africa under-19s of their excursion to India from 16 February to 12 March 2019. The excursion will come with two four-day Early life Check suits and 4 Early life One-Day Internationals.
The announcement comes on the conclusion of the CSA Franchise Cubs Week in Stellenbosch which was once gained by way of the 1st viscount montgomery of alamein-led Dolphins who best suffered their first defeat of the match to the Warriors this afternoon. The all-rounder who batted at quantity seven for his junior franchise group returned the third-highest runs on the finish of the contest at the back of Garnett Tarr (262) and Ruan Terblanche (341). He gathered 256 runs in general at a mean of 64 and fetched two half-centuries for his group with a top ranking of 98.
Terblanche of the Cape Cobras and Nonelela Yikha from the Warriors had been named Most sensible Batsman and Most sensible Bowler of the contest respectively. The previous scored a century and 3 half-centuries in 5 suits on how one can his ultimate tally, averaging 85.2 with a top ranking of 116 not-out. Yikha took 12 wickets in general with an economic system of three.37 and absolute best bowling figures of four/33. Each had been additionally named within the group that may go away for India subsequent month.
Convenor of selectors, Victor Mpitsang is happy with the squad that has been selected and believes the panel have taken a significant step in the precise route as they sit up for the 2020 ICC U19 Global Cup which will probably be hosted by way of South Africa.
“It is a very gifted advert well-balanced group and we’re having a look ahead to seeing what they are able to do as a unit,” he stated. “We’ve some thrilling younger gamers like the brand new captain 1st viscount montgomery of alamein whom we consider will do effectively running with skilled campaigners reminiscent of Andile Mogakane, Gerald Coetzee and Kgaudise Molefe who all have Global Cup enjoy after taking part in ultimate yr’s match in New Zealand.
“India is likely one of the hardest puts for any group to excursion and the stipulations will check our gamers in ways in which lots of them have by no means skilled, however we’re assured that we have got decided on the precise group for the task.
“The majority of the gamers decided on qualify to constitute South Africa within the Global Cup subsequent yr, so them getting as a lot recreation time as imaginable as we draw nearer to the match is of necessary significance whilst we nonetheless take a look at all of our variety choices. On behalf of the choice panel, I want trainer Lawrence Mahatlane and the group all of the absolute best and we are hoping to peer some excellent effects come from the excursion.”
South Africa under-19 squad
Matthew 1st viscount montgomery of alamein (captain, Dolphins), Luke Beaufort (Warriors), Jonathan Chook (Cape Cobras), Achille Cloete (Cape Cobras), Gerald Coetzee (Knights), Marco Jansen (Highveld Lions), Thamsanqa Khumalo (Dolphins), Bonga Makaka (Cape Cobras), Andile Mogakane (Dolphins), Kgaudise Molefe (Highveld Lions), Lifa Ntanzi (Dolphins), Bryce Parsons (Highveld Lions), Siya Plaatjie (Cape Cobras), Ruan Terblanche (Cape Cobras), Nonelela Yikha (Warriors).