Two new caps for SA U19s in fifth Youth ODI

Coca Cola under 19 captain Khanya Cotani (L) at the toss

Coca Cola under 19 captain Khanya Cotani (L) at the toss

Levert Manje and Heinrigh Pieterse are set to make their debut for the Coca-Cola South Africa under-19s in the fifth Youth One-Day International (ODI) against Pakistan in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday.

Top-order batsman, Manje and all-rounder Pieterse have been added to the squad for the remaining three matches as the preparation for the 2020 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa continues.

Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.

In the absence of Bryce Parsons, Khanya Cotani will captain the team in today’s clash. The sub-continent side lead the seven-match series four-nil.

Entrance is free at the stadium with play beginning at 09h00 local time. Regular updates will be available through Cricket South Africa’s platforms on Facebook (www.facebook.com/cricketsouthafrica) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/officialcsa).

Coca-Cola South Africa team for 5th Youth ODI: Khanya Cotani (captain, North West), Andrew Louw (Free State), Ruan Terblanche (Boland), Jonathan Bird (Western Province), Levert Manje (Gauteng), Luke Beaufort (Eastern Province), Heinrigh Pieterse (Gauteng), Nonelela Yikha (Border). Achille Cloete (Boland), Lifa Ntanzi (KZN Coastal), Siya Plaatjie (Western Province),

Series Itinerary

July 2019

Tue 02 5th Youth ODI South Africa vs Pakistan U19 (Pietermaritzburg)

Fri 05 6th Youth ODI South Africa vs Pakistan U19 (Chatsworth Oval)

Sun 07 7th Youth ODI South Africa vs Pakistan U19 (Chatsworth Oval)