For the Upcoming Six Edition of ICC World Twenty20 tournament Cricket South Africa have announced the Final 15 Member squad. Injured Steyn Named included in South Africa Squad for World T20. Dale Steyn who is the Teriffic fast bowler of South africa who is currently suffering niggle injury which they might get recover just before the ICC T20 world cup 2016. Faf du Plessis will be leading the South africa team for the ICC 20-20 world cup which begin from the 15th March.
Captain of South Africa Du Plessis said that Faf du Plessis said, “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. We have been playing together as a squad for some time now and are really hungry and motivated to put in the performances to bring us success. I’m really excited about the group of players who will be representing the country and hope we can make everyone proud.”
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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 are included in the Group A so they have to played in the super 10 stage against Former champions England, West Indies and Defending champions of ICC T20 world cup Srilanka and one of the Qualifying team from the group stage which events begin from the 8th March 2016. As per Fixtures of South Africa team they will be playing their first match of the world t20 tournament against England on 18th March.
South Africa team never won the Bigger tournament so this is the best chance for Du Plessis and Company. Recently in the cricket world cup 2015 they lost the semi final match against new zealand in thrilling game so Proteas surely looking better perform in this Twenty20 2016 world cup.
South Africa ICC World Twenty20 Squad:
Faf du Plessis (capt), Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Chris Morris, Aaron Phangiso, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn, David Wiese