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Cricket news - Luus left out of limited overs squads for Sri Lanka series

Sune Luus unfortunately misses out on the back of some disappointing performances." -- Clinton du Preez, the convener of selectors.

Faye Tunnicliffe, Tazmin Brits, Nadine de Klerk and Lara Goodall formulated in South Africa T20I squad for the upcoming three-match T20I rubber verus Sri Lanka, starting on 1. February.

After South Africa failed to qualify for the knockout stages of the T20 WC tournament, Laura Wolvaardt, Sune Luus and Raisibe Ntozakhe have been omitted. Tunnicliffe, the wicketkeeper of Boland, played five T20Is. Brits, a wicketkeeper-batter, and last T20I played in June 2018. Goodall, the dough, is also a comeback after some fine performances for the WPR of women in domestic cricket.

However, the young opener Wolvaardt, with a batting average of just 46 in ODIs, has been retained, for the 50-over-three-match series, starting in February 11. Luus, bowling all-rounder, but the setup was dropped from the ODI as well. Meanwhile, Andrie Steyn, the top-order batter who last played an ODI in June 2018 was reminded, for the 50-over rubber. Trisha Chetty and Ayabonga Khaka is still recovering from their respective injuries and was not taken up.

Clinton du Preez, the convener of selectors, said: "with a view in the upcoming Sri Lanka series that we, as selectors, a short report of the world Cup, have looked at and are certain areas we need to strengthen, and looked at various options, the impact on the game. We've gone and focused on the two different formats and two different skill-sets and grouped the players together with the hope that we have a good yield with the effect that in these games, especially on the T20 front.

"The likes of Tazmin Brits and Nadine de Klerk could really affect the middle, the two of them have a really good provincial season so far. Saarah Smith comes back from injury, like a dough, you can add some spin value in the team is something we look forward to and in the 50-over format, Andrie Steyn some good innings at the provincial level on the back.

"Sune Luus, unfortunately, can be found on the back of some disappointing performances. We are looking forward to see how she comes back, you can still a lot of value, you need a bit of work, with the necessary Trainer, just to make sure that we get you back to speed (with the racket in the hand). Your bowling plays obviously a major role, so that we would need to see how she comes back after the play of a couple of provincial games and the preparation for the Pakistan series."

South Africa women T20I squad: Dane van Niekerk(c), Chloe Tryon, Lizelle Lee, Tazmin Brits, Mignon du Preez, Lara Goodall, Shabnim Ismail, Marizanne Kapp, Saarah Smith, Tumi Sekhukhune, Zintle Mali, Faye Tunnicliffe, Masabata Klaas, Nadine de Klerk

South Africa women ODI squad: Dane van Niekerk(c), Chloe Tryon, Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt, Mignon du Preez, Lara Goodall, Shabnim Ismail, Marizanne Kapp, Saarah Smith, Tumi Sekhukhune, Zintle Mali, Faye Tunnicliffe, Masabata Klaas, Andrie Steyn

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