Captain of South Africa Faf Du Plessis said that, “The ICC World T20 is the competition that we have been working towards over the last 18 months. We have had disappointments in the past and this year is another great opportunity for us to lift that elusive ICC trophy.

Their Coach Domingo who said about their team squad for T20 world cup is Coach Domingo said, “We take some confidence from our T20 series wins against Bangladesh and India and kept relatively the same players who have had success on the sub-continent. We have been playing good T20 cricket of late and this is our opportunity to showcase our skills at a World event. The upcoming T20 series’ against England and Australia will be the ideal platform for us to fine-tune some combinations and to hopefully gain some winning confidence ahead of the tournament next month.”

“We are in a tough group in the tournament with England, West Indies, Sri Lanka and a qualifier. All of the top six teams on the world rankings have the skill and ability to lift the trophy so it’s a completely open competition with high stakes,” coach added.

South Africa Team WT20 Squad

  1. Faf du Plessis (capt)

  2. Kyle Abbott

  3. Hashim Amla

  4. Farhaan Behardien

  5. Quinton de Kock,

  6. AB de Villiers

  7. JP Duminy

  8. Imran Tahir

  9. David Miller

  10. Chris Morris

  11. Aaron Phangiso

  12. Kagiso Rabada

  13. Rilee Rossouw

  14. Dale Steyn

  15. David Wiese