Chloe Tryon returns as South Africa name white-ball squad


South Africa is gearing up for a challenging cricket tour to Australia in 2024, featuring a one-off Test match, three T20Is, and three ODIs. The Proteas have announced their 15-member squad for the white-ball leg of the tour, leading up to the Test match.

Experienced all-rounder Chloe Tryon, recovering from a groin injury that sidelined her during the Bangladesh series, has been included in the squad. Laura Wolvaardt will lead the team, with notable players such as Marizanne Kapp, Nadine de Klerk, and Ayabonga Khaka also featuring.

The squad reflects a blend of youth and experience, with a focus on building on the team’s success in 2023. Head coach Hilton Moreeng expressed confidence in the competitive and well-balanced squad, emphasizing their readiness for the upcoming tour.

The white-ball leg will kick off with two T20Is at the Manuka Oval in Canberra on January 27 and 28, followed by the third T20I at Bellerive Oval in Hobart on January 30. The ODI series will commence on February 3 in Adelaide, with the remaining matches taking place in Sydney. The one-off Test match, a historic encounter between the two sides, is scheduled to start on February 15 in Perth.

South Africa Squad for the white-ball leg against Australia:

Laura Wolvaardt (C), Anneke Bosch, Tazmin Brits, Nadine de Klerk, Mieke de Ridder (WK), Ayanda Hlubi, Sinalo Jafta (WK), Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Suné Luus, Eliz-Mari Marx, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Chloé Tryon, Delmi Tucker.

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