The South African selectors made massive changes in the squad for the upcoming Twenty20 internationals against Sri Lanka starting 20th of January 2017 at Centurion.
South Africa will play Sri Lanka in three twenty20 internationals ahead of the five match one-day international series.
To everyone’s surprise, the selectors rested Faf du Plessis, Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn and David Wiese.
South African squad for Twenty20’s against Sri Lanka
Farhaan Behardien (capt), Theunis de Bruyn, Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir, Heino Kuhn, David Miller, Mangaliso Mosehle, Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Dane Paterson, Aaron Phangiso, Andile Phehlukwayo, Jon-Jon Smuts.
Having lost the first two tests, Sri Lanka will look to capitalize on the new look Proteas squad in the Twenty20 internationals.