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South Africa Team Squad for ICC Champions Trophy 2017


South Africa Team Squad 2017 Champions Trophy
Cricket South Africa announced 15-men team squad for upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in England. Which starts on 1st June and end on 18th June.

AB de Villiers will lead South Africa Side in 2017 Champions Trophy in England. South Africa have recalled fast bowler Morne Morkel and included the uncapped spinner Keshav Maharaj in their squad for the Champions Trophy.

There was, however, no place for Dale Steyn, who will continue his recovery from injury with South Africa A, or Vernon Philander.

“We have been working with this group of players for the last two seasons where our key emphasis has been consitency in selection,” CSA convener of selector, Linda Zondi, said.

“We feel we have a squad that covers every scenario that we could possibly be faced with on the tour. Most importantly, every player knows and understands their role and value within the squad.

South Africa will play Sri Lanka in their first Group B match at Kennington Oval on June 3 followed by matches against Pakistan (June 7 in Birmingham) and India (June 11 in Kennington Oval).

The top two teams from each group will qualify for the semi-finals.

The 2017 ICC Champions Trophy will be held in England and Wales between June 1-18. Bangladesh will be replacing West Indies in the tournament.

Let’s have a look at South Africa Team Squads

South Africa Squad / Players List

AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers

Captain

Age: 33 years 61 days

Playing role: Wicketkeeper batsman
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium
Hashim Amla

Hashim Amla

Age: 34 years 19 days

Playing role: Top-order batsman
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium
Farhaan Behardien

Farhaan Behardien

Age: 33 years 192 days

Playing role: Batting allrounder
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium
Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock

Wicketkeeper

Age: 24 years 123 days

Playing role: Wicketkeeper batsman
Batting: Left-hand bat
Jean-Paul Duminy

Jean-Paul Duminy

Age: 33 years 5 days

Playing role: Batting allrounder
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm offbreak
Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis

Age: 32 years 280 days

Playing role: Middle-order batsman
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Legbreak
Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir

Age: 38 years 23 days

Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Legbreak googly
Keshav Maharaj

Keshav Maharaj

Age: 27 years 71 days

Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Slow left-arm orthodox
David Miller

David Miller

Age: 27 years 313 days

Playing role: Middle-order batsman
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm offbreak
Morne Morkel

Morne Morkel

Age: 32 years 195 days

Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast
Chris Morris

Chris Morris

Age: 29 years 354 days

Playing role: Bowling allrounder
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium
Wayne Parnell

Wayne Parnell

Age: 27 years 263 days

Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Left-arm medium-fast
Andile Phehlukwayo

Andile Phehlukwayo

Age: 21 years 47 days

Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium
Dwaine Pretorius

Dwaine Pretorius

Age: 28 years 21 days

Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium-fast
Kagiso Rabada

Kagiso Rabada

Age: 21 years 329 days

Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast

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