Teen sensation Parnell in SA T20 WC provisional squad

Updated: 07 April 2009 10:09 IST

Roelof van der Merwe and Wayne Parnell have been included in South Africa's 30-man list of probables for the Twenty20 World Championship in England.

Teen sensation Parnell in SA T20 WC provisional squad

Durban:

Rising stars Roelof van der Merwe and Wayne Parnell have been included in South Africa's 30-man list of probables for the Twenty20 World Championship in England starting June 5.

The Graeme Smith-led side would be pruned to 15 next month.

The 19-year-old Parnell shot into limelight by becoming the youngest South African cricketer to get a central contract.

Parnell, playing in only his second ODI, destroyed world champions Australia with a four-wicket spell in the second game of the ongoing five-match series.

The provisional squad offers no surprises and all the regulars like Mark Boucher, controversial opener Herschelle Gibbs and explosive batsman JP Duminy have been included.

Squad: Graeme Smith (Captain), Yusuf Abdulla, Hashim Amla, Gulam Bodi, Loots Bosman, Johan Botha, Mark Boucher, Henry Davids, AB de Villiers, CJ de Villiers, Friedel de Wet, JP Duminy, Herschelle Gibbs, Arno Jacobs, Jacques Kallis, Heino Kuhn, Johann Louw, Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Makhaya Ntini, Justin Ontong, Wayne Parnell, Alviro Petersen, Robbie Peterson, Ashwell Prince, Daryn Smit, Dale Steyn, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Roelof van der Merwe, Vaughn van Jaarsveld.

Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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