EDWARD MOORE ADDED TO PROTEAS TEST SQUAD

EDWARD MOORE ADDED TO PROTEAS TEST SQUAD

JOHANNESBURG: Western Province batter Edward Moore has been added to the Proteas Test squad for the two-match series against New Zealand.

The 30-year-old has so far amassed 414 runs at an average of 51.75 in this season’s Division 1 CSA 4-Day Series. The opening batter twice recorded hundreds against AET Tuskers and the Momentum Multiply Titans respectively.

Overall, he has played 117 first-class matches and has a run tally of nearly 8 000, including 17 hundreds and a career-best of 228.

The squad will depart for New Zealand from OR Tambo International Airport on Friday, 19 January. Captain Neil Brand, along with two players, will be made available for a departure media opportunity at the InterContinental hotel at 13:30.

 

Proteas Test squad against New Zealand

Neil Brand (captain, Momentum Multiply Titans), David Bedingham (Western Province), Ruan de Swardt (North West Dragons), Clyde Fortuin (Gbets Rocks), Zubayr Hamza (DP World Lions), Edward Moore (Western Province), Tshepo Moreki (DP World Lions), Mihlali Mpongwana (Western Province), Duanne Olivier (DP World Lions), Dane Paterson (Western Province), Keegan Petersen (Gbets Rocks), Dane Piedt (ITEC Knights), Raynard van Tonder (North West Dragons), Shaun von Berg (Gbets Rocks) and Khaya Zondo (Hollywoodbets Dolphins).

 

Tour itinerary

Warm-up Match

29 – 31 January at 11:00 local time  

New Zealand XI vs South Africa – Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln University

Test Series  

04 – 08 February at 11:00 local time  

New Zealand vs South Africa – Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

13 – 17 February at 11:00 local time  

New Zealand vs South Africa – Seddon Park, Hamilton

 

ENDS 

  

Issued by: Cricket South Africa – Corporate Communications 

 


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