Calcutta: South Africa have given national contracts to four new players — Dean Elgar, Rory Kleinveldt, Marchant de Lange and Aaron Phangiso — in a bid to improve the national side’s performance. Cricket South Africa announced a 21-member list on Tuesday.
Ryan McLaren was re-awarded a contract after missing out over the last 12 months.
Five players — Mark Boucher (retired), Ashwell Prince, Rusty Theron, Albie Morkel and Jacques Rudolph – have been dropped off the contract list.
Johan Botha,a former T20 captain, was released from his contract at his own request after last year’s ICC World Twenty20.