Janneman Malan, Andile Phehlukwayo lose Proteas contracts

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Batsman Janneman Malan and all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo have not been contracted by the Proteas for the 2023-24 season.

Malan and Phehlukwayo, who were previously contracted, were excluded from the new contracted squad announced on Saturday.

Cricket South Africa have increased the number of contracted players from 16 to 20. The new contracts will take effect on 1 May 2023.

All-rounder Marco Jansen, spinner Bjorn Fortuin, seamer Sisanda Magala and batsman Ryan Rickelton have been contracted for the first time.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen’s contract has been upgraded.

All-rounder Wayne Parnell has returned to the contracted squad.

Proteas’ contracted squad for 2023-24 season

  1. Temba Bavuma
  2. Quinton de Kock
  3. Dean Elgar
  4. Bjorn Fortuin
  5. Reeza Hendricks
  6. Heinrich Klaasen
  7. Marco Jansen
  8. Sisanda Magala
  9. Keshav Maharaj
  10. Aiden Markram
  11. David Miller
  12. Lungi Ngidi
  13. Anrich Nortje
  14. Wayne Parnell
  15. Keegan Petersen
  16. Kagiso Rabada
  17. Ryan Rickelton
  18. Tabraiz Shamsi
  19. Tristan Stubbs
  20. Rassie van der Dussen

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What CSA said

CSA director of cricket Enoch Nkwe said: “The number of contracted players has increased from 16 to 20 this season to ensure that we have a wider pool of white-ball specialists and Test players.”

CSA chief executive officer Pholetsi Moseki said: “We are really excited by the mix of experienced and younger players that have been contracted this season as we continue to build a world-class outfit under the leadership of red and white-ball head coaches Shukri Conrad and Rob Walter.”

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