Andeson, 27, is available in on the again of a high home season for Canterbury, wherein she topped the T20 batting charts with 536 runs at 59. She was subsequently in line for a call-up for the tour of Sri Lanka in July, however needed to pull out resulting from a finger harm.
Auckland’s Armstrong, 23, will solely play the T20Is in South Africa, changing Izzy Gaze who’s in South Africa for the ODI leg of the tour.
Coach Ben Sawyer was all reward for the duo. “Kate had an impressive home season final yr and was unlucky to overlook the Sri Lanka tour via harm,” he mentioned. “We like her energy and expertise with the bat and we’re wanting ahead to giving her a possibility on the worldwide stage.
“Bella’s an thrilling younger prospect who hits the ball exhausting and is an impressive fielder, so she’s received all of the attributes that we wish from a White Fern.”
New Zealand kick off the tour of South Africa with a warm-up one-dayer on September 21, adopted by three ODIs and 5 T20Is. The squad will endure a coaching camp earlier than leaving for South Africa, from September 10 to 14, in Tauranga.
Allrounder Hayley Jensen was not thought-about for choice for the tour as she is but to completely get better from the knee surgical procedure she underwent in Might.
New Zealand squad for the tour of South Africa: Sophie Devine (capt), Kate Anderson, Bella Armstrong (T20Is solely), Suzie Bates, Bernadine Bezuidenhout, Eden Carson, Izzy Gaze (ODIs solely), Maddy Inexperienced, Brooke Halliday, Fran Jonas, Melie Kerr, Molly Penfold, Georgia Plimmer, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu