South Africa recall Du Plessis, Van der Dussen for ODI series in India


Cape Town: South Africa have recalled former captain Faf du Plessis and middle-order batsman Rassie van der Dussen for their three-match ODI series against India later in March.

Du Plessis and Van der Dussen were rested in the ongoing ODI series against Australia, where proteas are leading the series 1-0 after a convincing 74-run win on Saturday.

Left-arm spinner George Linde is named in the squad for the very first time. The 28-year-old has replaced Tabraiz Shamsi who is not available due to the birth of his first child.

Quinton de Kock will lead the 16-member squad. The first ODI will be played at Dharamshala on March 12, second in Lucknow on March 15 and the final ODI In Kolkata on March 18.

Squad: Quinton de Kock (c,wk), Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Kyle Verreynne, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, JJ Smuts, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lundi Ngidi, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Anrich Nortje, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj.