The Proteas selected all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo for Friday’s Cricket World Cup fixture against Afghanistan in Ahmedabad, India.
Phehlukwayo replaced fellow all-rounder Marco Jansen in the XI. This is Phehlukwayo’s first match of this year’s World Cup. He was not included in the initial squad, but
Seamer Lizaad Williams, spinner Tabraiz Shamsi and batsman Reeza Hendricks are the other members of the 15-man squad not named in Friday’s XI.
South Africa have secured a berth in the semi-final stage of the tournament. The other semi-finalists are India, Australia and New Zealand.
South Africa XI: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, Andile Phehlukwayo, David Miller, Gerald Coetzee, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi.
Afghanistan XI: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Ikram Alikhil, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq.