Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel Return to South Africa ODI Squad for Tri-Series Against Zimbabwe and Australia

Updated: 22 August 2014 00:29 IST

South Africa did a clean sweep of the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe on Thursday and bring back two stalwarts as they look to keep the winning momentum going in the tri-series involving Zimbabwe and Australia.

Dale Steyn was rested during the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe

South Africa recall pacers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel to the South African One-Day International squad for the tri-series against hosts Zimbabwe and Australia after the duo sat out of the three-match ODI seres against Zimbabwe that the Proteas clinched 3-0 on Thursday.

They take the places of Vernon Philander (hamstring) and Beuran Hendricks (back) who have both been ruled out through injury.

Cricket South Africa also said, in an official release, that seamers Kyle Abbott and Mthokozisi Shezi were retained in the squad.

Zimbabwe will host Australia in the first game of the tri-series on Monday while South Africa face-off against Australia  in their first game of the series on Wednesday.ame is against the Australians on Wednesday.

Squad: AB de Villiers (captain), Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Ryan McLaren, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Aaron Phangiso, Rilee Rossouw, Mthokozisi Shezi, Dale Steyn.

Topics : South Africa Dale Steyn Morne Morkel Cricket
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