Quinton De Kock has been named South Africa’s new ODI captain, as announcement made in CapeTown.
Explosive 27 year old wicket keeper batsman Quinton De Kock has made his international debut in 2013 and over the span of 7 years he succeeded Faf Du Plesis as South Africa’s ODI captain.
There are lots of changes taken place in South Africa Cricket since ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 where they failed to make any impression under the leadership of Faf Du Plesis.
With new Coach in Mark Boucher South Africa is clearly making a plan for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 by entrusting Quinton De Kock with leadership responsibilities.
De Kock has represented South Africa in 46 test matches, 115 ODI and 38 T20 matches at international level and has amassed 8000 international runs for South Africa with 14 ODI and 05 test centuries under his belt.
His first assignment will be ODI series against England which is currently playing test series in South Africa and have unassailable lead of 2-1 in 4 match test series.
South Africa also announced squad for ODI series against England.
Proteas ODI squad for England:
Quinton de Kock (captain), Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Jon Jon Smuts, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lutho Sipamla, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Sisanda Magala, Bjorn Fortuin, Beuran Hendricks, Janneman Malan, Kyle Verreynne