Kagiso Rabada and Dwaine Pretorius “have not yet been medically cleared” to play
Migael Pretorius, 25 years old and 34 first-class games, has earned the first call-up for the South African team for the series of two home trials, starting from Boxing Day in Centurion. The news about Kagiso Rabada and Dwaine Pretorius isn’t quite as happy, with Cricket South Africa saying the two “haven’t yet been medically cleared to join the tour,” and paving the way for the new face to be added. as the 16th member of the trim.
“We are delighted to include Migael in the Proteas Test team for the Sri Lankan series. We are big on consistently rewarding good work and the player has done a lot to defend himself,” Victor Mpitsang, CSA’s head of selectors said in a statement. . “We hope this experience is great learning for him and that it can serve as an encouragement for players across the country, showing them that their chances may not be as far off as they think.”
Migael Pretorius had a lot of fun in the current South African first class season for the Knights, and is currently third on the list of best wicket players, with 19 strikes in five games, with the best match results of 7 out of 102, achieved against the dolphins last month. Overall, he has 121 first-rate wickets, as well as averaging 25.44 with the bat.
South Africa had previously handed the first call-ups to Sarel Erwee, Kyle Verreynne and Glenton Stuurman.
The South Africa Test team will meet on Saturday in Pretoria to begin preparations for the first Test.
Team: Quinton de Kock (capt, wk), Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Beuran Hendricks, Dean Elgar, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Sarel Erwee, Anrich Nortje, Glenton Stuurman, Wiaan Mulder, Keegan Petersen , Kyle Verreynne, Migael Pretorius