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Cricket news - Beuran Hendricks earns first CSA national contract

The men's contracts will cover the ICC Men's T20 WC in Australia among other series'.

The men's contracts will cover the ICC Men's T20 WC in Australia among other series'.

Beuran Hendricks was awarded his first national contract, while Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius and Rassie van der Dussen earned contract upgrades as Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced the list of players for both the men and women who are to be awarded national contracts for the 2020-21 season.

"We have contracted 16 men's players and 14 women's players which we feel is the appropriate number to maintain our national squads across the various formats," said CSA Acting Chief Executive - Dr. Jacques Faul on Monday (March 23). "This enables us to contract both our Test players as well as those who are limited overs specialists. We have decided to keep the 17th men's contract open for the moment and players can qualify for it through performance," Faul added.

"The upgrade system will again be in place this year wherein the players performing and selected for South Africa during the 2020/21 season and who are not contracted can qualify for a National Contract upgrade." - the CSA release further stated.

The men's contracts will cover the ICC Men's T20 WC in Australia, South Africa's home series against Sri Lanka (Tests), Australia (Tests), Pakistan (T20Is), India (T20Is) and away tours to West Indies and Sri Lanka.

For the women, Nadine de Klerk and Sinalo Jafta earned contract upgrades during the course of the past season, and these two players have been retained on the list of women's contracted players.

The women's contracts will cover the ICC Women's World Cup to be played in New Zealand in 2021, in addition to the West Indies and England tours. It will also cover the postponed home series against Australia.

CSA contracted men's players: Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen.

CSA contracted women's players: Trisha Chetty, Nadine de Klerk, Mignon du Preez, Shabnim Ismail, Sinalo Jafta, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Lizelle Lee, Sune Luus, Tumi Sekhukhune, Chloe Tryon, Dane van Niekerk, Laura Wolvaardt.

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