Dale Steyn, the South African spearhead, has made a return to the national set-up for the forthcoming two-match Test series against Sri Lanka, starting next month.
“It is very welcome news to have Dale back in our pack of world-class seamers,” said Cricket South Africa (CSA) National Selection Panel (NSC) convener Linda Zondi. “Kagiso Rabada has also made a complete recovery from the injury concerns he had at the end of the Australia Test Series.
The first Test of the series will be played in Galle from July 12 to 16, while the second game is scheduled to take place in Colombo, starting on July 20.
South Africa Test squad: Faf du Plessis (c), Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Theunis de Bruyn, Dean Elgar, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Lungisani Ngidi, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Shaun von Berg