Protea World Cup Cricket squad announced #CWC19

13:40 (GMT+2) Thu, 18 Apr 2019
Picture of World Cup Cricket Squad: Supplied

Faf du Plessis will lead a Standard Bank Proteas squad that contains a good mix of players with proven World Cup experience and a new generation of exciting talent at the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup to be played in England and Wales later this year.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) named their 15-man squad in a live broadcast at the SuperSport Headquarters in Randburg on Thursday.

Five of the players, Du Plessis himself, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, and Dale Steyn, made their World Cup debuts at the tournament on the sub-continent in 2011 and are thus playing in their third World Cup.

Quinton de Kock and David Miller made their debuts in the 2015 tournament in Australasia and will be going to the World Cup for the second time.

The 15-man squad is:

  • Faf du Plessis (captain)
  • Hashim Amla
  • Quinton de Kock
  • JP Duminy
  • Aiden Markram
  • David Miller
  • Lungi Ngidi
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Andile Phehlukwayo
  • Dwaine Pretorius
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Tabraiz Shamsi
  • Dale Steyn
  • Imran Tahir
  • Rassie van der Dussen