Cape Town, Oct. 14 (Reuters): Injured captain Shaun Pollock was not included in the South African side named Monday to play Bangladesh in the first of two Tests starting in East London Friday.
Pollock is receiving treatment for a knee injury. Wicketkeeper and vice-captain Mark Boucher will lead the side.
Fast bowler Mornantau Hayward was recalled for his first Test since the second Test against Australia in Melbourne last December.
Mark Boucher (captain), Gary Kirsten, Herschelle Gibbs, Graeme Smith, Jacques Kallis, Ashwell Prince, Martin van Jaarsveld, Paul Adams, David Terbrugge, Makhaya Ntini, Mornantau Hayward. 12th man: Alfonso Thomas.