Lawrence Mahatlane named his 15 man squad for the under 19 Cricket World Cup next year. The team will be captained by Free States Raynard van Tonder. Makhaya Ntini’s son Thando was also amongst the players who cracked the nod along with Wandile Makwetu who will be playing in his second under 19 cricket world cup.
The World Cup will be played in New Zealand, South Africa are in Group A with the hosts, defending Champions the West Indie and Kenya. The World Cup will commence from January 13th until 3rd of February.
Cricket World Cup Squad
Raynard van Tonder (capt, Free State), Matthew Breetzke (Eastern Province), Jean du Plessis (South Western Districts), Jason Niemand (Border), Gerald Coetzee (Free State), Jade de Klerk (Eastern Province), Fraser Jones (KZN Inland), Wandile Makwetu (Gauteng), Andile Mogakane (KZN Coastal), Kgaudise Molefe (Gauteng), Thando Ntini (Western Province), Jiveshen Pillay (Northerns), Hermann Rolfes (Northerns), Kenan Smith (Eastern Province), Akhona Mnyaka (Border).
Lawrence Mahatlane (Head Coach), Wandile Gwavu (Assistant Coach), Chris van Noordwyk (Assistant Coach), Riaan Osman (Manager), Kyle Southgate (Performance Analyst), Lizahn Naude (Physiotherapist), Sipokazi Sokanyile (Media Liaison), Runeshan Moodley (Fitness Trainer), Robin Peterson (Technical Consultant), Maurice Aronstam (Mental Conditioning Coach).