Piedt added to squad for third Test

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 30: Dane Piedt of the Proteas celebrates the wicket of BJ Watling of New Zealand with Quinton de Kock of the Proteas during day 4 of the 2nd Sunfoil International Test match between South Africa and New Zealand at SuperSport Park on August 30, 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 30: Dane Piedt of the Proteas celebrates the wicket of BJ Watling of New Zealand with Quinton de Kock of the Proteas during day 4 of the 2nd Sunfoil International Test match between South Africa and New Zealand at SuperSport Park on August 30, 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)

Off-spinner, Dane Piedt, has been added to the Standard Bank Proteas squad for the third Test match against New Zealand as an extra spin bowling option. Piedt is likely to join the squad during the second Test match which starts in Wellington on Thursday, subject to his visa being approved on schedule.

The 27-year-old has played seven Test matches for South Africa, the last being the 204-run win against New Zealand in Centurion in August last year.

The third Test will be played at Seddon Park in Hamilton from March 25 - 29.

The three-match series is currently 0-0 following the drawn first Test in Dunedin on Sunday.