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South Africa announce comparatively weak squad for Test

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CRICDOT DESK : The South African Cricket Board has announced a strong squad for the one-day series against Bangladesh starting on Friday. But the Proteas announced for the Test series are simple. The Proteas board has announced a 15-member squad for the two-match Test series on Thursday. So that there is no star to get a team in IPL.

At the same time, due to Bangladesh series and IPL, South Africa’s board left the decision of playing Tests to the cricketers. Cricketers have chosen IPL. Experienced batsman Aiden Markram will play for Sunrisers Hyderabad this time. But the biggest problem is South Africa’s pace department.

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Two star pacers Rabada and Lungi Ngidi and Marco Jansen are going to IPL. Fast bowler Anrik Narkia did not fully recover from the injury. They have been replaced by two pacers Lizad Williams and Darren Dupavilon, who are awaiting their Test debuts. They will be joined in the pace bowling attack by Duane Olivier, Lutho Sipamla, Glenton Stewerman. Everyone is inexperienced.

South Africa Test team: Dill Elgar (captain), Temba Bavuma, Darin Dupavilon, Sarel Ervia, Simon Harmer, Keshav Maharaj, Wayne Mulder, Duane Olivier, Keegan Petersen, Ryan Rickelton, Lutho Stiplana, Gloucester, Khaya Jondo.

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