After announcing the squad for ICC World Cup 2019 on Thursday, the South African Cricket Board revealed their new Jersey for the showpiece event. They unveiled it just after a few moments following the conclusion of the squad announcement for ICC World Cup 2019.
They added a light green colour with a dark Army Green colour to bring a different look to Jersey. The Army green will be on the shoulders while the stomach and chest region is covered with light green. All in all, it looked a bit similar to their previous Jersey.
Launching Jersey, the Cricket South Africa tweeted a picture of it and asked the fans to get there Shirt from the stores of New Balance Kits. They will be released nation-wide from Friday (April 19th, 2019).
— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) April 18, 2019
Aiden Markram gets the nod:
Coming to their squad, they made quite a few surprising selections for the showpiece event. They went with their senior player Hashim Amla despite the poor show in the recent past. And also, went with Aiden Markram ahead of Reeza Hendricks, who got the better numbers on paper.
The other notable player to miss out the grand event is Chris Morris, who is currently plying his trade for Delhi Capitals in Indian Premier League 2019. William Mulder also missed out the spot while Dwayne Pretorius got the nod after his sensational batting against Sri Lanka.
The regulars Quinton de Kock, Dale Steyn finds a place alongside Kagiso Rabada and Andile Phehlukwayo. The team will be led by Faf du Plessis, who is currently playing for Chennai Super Kings.
Nortje is a surprising inclusion while Lungi Ngidi, who is under rehab also picked for the showpiece event. The spin cordon will be looked by Imran Tahir and Tabraiz Shamsi.
Also, here is the South Africa squad:
Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, David Miller, Dale Steyn, Andile Phehlukwayo, Imran Tahir, Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Quinton de Kock, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Hashim Amla, Tabraiz Shamsi