Quinton de Kock will captain the South Africa men’s T20I squad, with regular skipper Faf du Plessis given an extended period of rest.
For the three-match series against England at home from February 16 to 20. Kagiso Rabada.
who is currently on holiday in the United States, will also not feature in the series but Dale Steyn
Makes a return to the national side after an absence of 11 months.
Batsman Pite van Biljon and seam bowler Sisanda Magala have received maiden call-ups, with Magala’s involvement in the series
Dependent on him passing a fitness test as was the case with the ongoing ODI rubber.
Magala, along with Tabraiz Shamsi, Jon-Jon Smuts and Lungi Ngidi, attended a CSA-organised
Quinton de Kock strength and conditioning camp in January which addressed weight, nutrition and skills training.
The other three players were successful in completing their fitness assessments ahead of the ODI series.
In which they have been playing, and have also been included in the T20I playing group.
The T20I squad also includes eight other players who are part of the fifty-over set-up.
Including Temba Bavuma and left-arm spinner Bjorn Fortuin, both of whom have only played in two T20Is to date.