JP Duminy to captain South Africa in T20s against India

JP Duminy will captain South Africa's Twenty20 squad with three new caps to take on India in three matches later this month, Cricket South Africa announced on Tuesday.

JP Duminy to captain South Africa in T20s against India
File photo of JP Duminy (Reuters)

JP Duminy will captain South Africa's Twenty20 squad with three new caps to take on India in three matches later this month, Cricket South Africa announced on Tuesday.

Duminy replaces injured Faf du Plessis as skipper as selector Linda Zondi said Hashim Amla, Aiden Markram and Imran Tahir would be rested but AB de Villiers would play.

The new caps in the 14-man squad are batsman Christiaan Jonker, wicketkeeper Heinrich Klaasen and fast bowler Junior Dala.

South Africa host India in T20 clashes at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on February 18, in Pretoria on February 21 and Cape Town three days later.

Squad: JP Duminy (captain), Farhaan Behardien, Junior Dala, AB de Villiers, Reeza Hendricks, Christiaan Jonker, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Chris Morris, Dane Paterson, Aaron Phangiso, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi, Jon-Jon Smuts

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