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South Africa keeper Kyle Verreynne named Western Province captain for CSA One-Day Cup

South Africa wicketkeeper-batter Kyle Verreynne has been named Western Province’s captain for CSA’s upcoming home One-Day Cup which begins on September 16, changing allrounder Wayne Parnell within the place. Verreynne had led the staff in seven first-class video games and three T20s throughout the 2022-23 season.
Western Province head coach Salieg Nackerdien cited Parnell’s “excessive workload in latest months” and a consequent “shoulder niggle” as the explanations behind naming a brand new captain, with Verreynne chosen to guide just for this season.

“Wayne is busy with physiotherapy, and hopefully, he’ll be prepared throughout the course of the One-Day Cup relying on his availability and the way he responds,” Nackerdien stated. “He’s very a lot eager and dedicated to Western Province, and a key participant within the squad. That’s the reason why Kyle is taking on – to create continuity with the staff, [with the One-Day Cup] beginning in two weeks’ time.

“I do know Kyle will do an impressive job for the staff. He’s presently gelling properly with the squad, including to the atmosphere we have created over the previous two or three seasons.”

Western Province gained one and misplaced two of the T20s during which Verreynne led final season, and gained two of the seven four-day matches. As captain in these first-class video games, Verreynne averaged 59.44 whereas hitting one century and 4 half-centuries.

“I’m actually excited; we have now a pleasant bunch of fellows this 12 months,” he stated. “Western Province means so much to me, so to have the ability to captain this facet and lead this 12 months is huge, and I am actually wanting ahead to it… One thing I am massive on is simply having enjoyable and ensuring we get pleasure from our cricket. So all through the season that’s going to be the message from me.”

Underneath Parnell, Western Province had been the finalists within the earlier One-Day Cup, the place they misplaced to Lions in Johannesburg. This time, they start their marketing campaign towards North West in Potchefstroom on the double-header opening day. The staff travels to Oudtshoorn for pre-season warm-up video games within the build-up to the match.


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