The powerful opening batsman missed the cut as the Proteas yesterday trimmed down their 30-man provisional squad.


Graeme Smith

Captain AB De Villiers is joined in the party by all-rounder Jacques Kallis and fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, after all four sat out June’s triangular T20 series against Zimbabwe and Bangladesh.

The squad: AB de Villiers (captain), H Amla, F Behardien, J Botha, JP Duminy, F du Plessis, J Kallis, R Levi, A Morkel, M Morkel, J Ontong, W Parnell, R Peterson, D Steyn, L Tsotsobe.