Veteran fast bowler Dale Steyn has not been included in Cricket South Africa’s annual contract for the year 2020-21, while left-arm fast bowler Buran Hendrix has been included in the 16-man list. Stan, 36, recovered from injuries in February. He was expected to get a place in the T20 World Cup squad to be held in October.
The South African board, however, expressed confidence in the young players and has named Enrich Norje, Dwayne Pretorius and batsman Rasi van der Dussen.
Acting Chief Executive of Cricket South Africa Jacques Faul said in a statement, ‘We have awarded contracts to 16 male and 14 female players. It includes Test and limited overs players.
Contracted male players: Temba Bavuma, Quinton Decock, Faf du Plessy, Dean Elgar, Buran Hendrix, Reeja Hendrix, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Giddy, Enrich Narje, Andile Felukwayo, Dwayne Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabrej Shamsi, Rasi van der Dussen.