Latest Cricket News: South African all-rounder Chris Morris & star pacer Anrich Nortje will miss the upcoming season of the CPL 2021 commencing on August 26 and will conclude on September 15.
According to reports, Chris Morris has personal reasons to miss the CPL 2021 while Nortje will be busy with his international commitments as the CPL 2021 schedule clashes with South Africa’s tour of Sri Lanka. South Africa tour of Sri Lanka comprises three ODIs & three T20Is. South Africa tour of Sri Lanka will begin on September 2nd with the first ODI & will conclude on September 14 with the end of the third T20I. The R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo will host all six matches of the tour.
Apart from Morris & Nortje some other Sri Lankan & South African players like Rassie van der Dussen and Wanindu Hasaranga will also miss the CPL due to international cricket commitments. Chris Morris represents the Barbados Royals team in the CPL for the upcoming season, Barbados Royals have fetched in New Zealand’s batsmen Glenn Philips as Morris’s replacement.
Anrich Nortje & Rassie Van Der Dussen are part of the St Kitts & nevis patriots frnachise. Dutch bowler Paul van Meekeren will join the team and replace Nortje for CPL 2021.
South Africa’s squads for ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka
South Africa Squad for the three-match ODI series: Temba Bavuma (C), Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Janneman Malan, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verrynne, Lizaad Williams, George Linde, Junior Dala, Dwaine Pretorious.
South Africa Squad for the three-match T20I series: Temba Bavuma (C), Quinton de Kock, Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorious, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Lizaad Williams, Sisanda Magala and Beuran Hendricks.
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