Steyn back in Proteas Test squad for Sri Lanka

Dale Steyn has been recalled to the Proteas Test squad for the two-match series to be played against Sri Lanka next month.

The fast bowler has battled with injuries for the past two years, starting with a shoulder injury late in 2016 and a foot injury at the beginning of 2018.06.11

He is currently playing for English side Hampshire as he looks to regain his match fitness ahead of the tour.

Also back in the squad is spinner Tabraiz Shamsi, who will be joined by other spinners in debutant Shaun von Berg as well as Keshav Maharaj.


Proteas Test squad:

Faf du Plessis (Titans, captain), Hashim Amla (Cape Cobras), Temba Bavuma (Cape Cobras), Quinton de Kock (Titans), Theunis de Bruyn (Titans), Dean Elgar (Titans), Heinrich Klaasen (Titans), Keshav Maharaj (Dolphins), Aiden Markram (Titans), Lungisani Ngidi (Titans), Vernon Philander (Cape Cobras), Kagiso Rabada (Highveld Lions), Tabraiz Shamsi (Titans), Dale Steyn (Titans), Shaun von Berg (Titans).


July 12-16: 1st Test match, Galle

July 20-24: 2nd Test match, Colombo