Green Point Cricket Club batsman Zac Elkin has been named captain of Western Province for this season’s CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup.
The squad also includes former Western Province captain Andre Malan, Cape Town Cricket Club’s Lerato Kgoatle, Rylands Cricket Club’s Jack Newby and Primrose Cricket Club’s David Schierhout.
Former KwaZulu-Natal spinner Yves Kamanzi has also been selected.
“It has been the longest pre-season in history, but we’re just happy to be able to prepare for some competitive cricket,” said Western Province head coach Paul Adams.
“We’ve put a strong side together with some experienced players, along with some exciting, young talent, who are looking to make an impact at a higher level.”
Western Province’s first Pool C fixture will be against the Northern Cape in Kimberley next week. they will face Northerns a week later.
Western Province squad
- Zac Elkin (captain, Green Point Cricket Club)
- Andre Malan (Durbanville Cricket Club)
- Bonga Makaka (Rondebosch Cricket Club)
- Brendon Louw (Green Point Cricket Club)
- David Schierhout (Primrose Cricket Club)
- Jack Newby (Rylands Cricket Club)
- Jesse Christensen (Rondebosch Cricket Club)
- Lerato Kgoatle (Cape Town Cricket Club)
- Ryan Klein (Western Province Cricket Club)
- Kai Curran (Durbanville Cricket Club)
- Diego du Plessis (United Cricket Club)
- Lwando Tywaku (Gugulethu Cricket Club)
- Mihlali Mpongwana (University of the Western Cape Cricket Club)
- Lehan Botha (Western Province Cricket Club)
- Yves Kamanzi (University of the Western Cape Cricket Club)