Cricket: Cricket-S Africa seamer Jansen called up for India ODI series


JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Tall left-arm seamer Marco Jansen has acquired his first call-up to the South Africa One-Day International squad for their three-match dwelling series towards India later this month.

The 21-year-old made his take a look at debut towards the touring Indians at Centurion Park final week, the place he impressed within the second innings.

He is a alternative for quick bowler Anrich Nortje, who stays sidelined with a hip harm.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock might be out there for the ODI series after his abrupt retirement from take a look at cricket on Thursday, whereas all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius earns a recall.

The series begins in Paarl on Jan. 19, with a second match on the similar venue and the third sport in Cape Town on Jan. 23.


Temba Bavuma (captain), Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock, Zubayr Hamza, Marco Jansen, Janneman Malan, Sisanda Magala, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne.

(Reporting by Nick Said; modifying by Clare Fallon)

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