Lions name strong squad to face Dolphins in the Momentum One Day Cup opener
The bizhub Highveld Lions have named a strong squad to face the Hollywoodbets Dolphins in the opening match of the Momentum One Day Cup at the Pietermaritzburg oval on Saturday morning.
Several players from who were on international duty with the Standard Bank Proteas return to the squad to for the One Day clash.
Rassie van der Dussen, who scored three 50’s in his first five One Day Internationals for the Standard Bank Proteas, is one of the big names to return to the side, as he hopes to bring his good form into the Momentum One Day Cup tournament.
Reeza Hendricks, Wiaan Mulder and Dwaine Pretorius are the other players from the national side to make their way back into the franchise set-up.
Amongst the Proteas players, the experienced Craig Alexander returns to the one day set up having missed out on the last few games of the 4 Day Franchise Series.
The bizhub Highveld Lions have also called up promising young players including Delano Potgieter who impressed on his first-class franchise debut scoring 145 runs and picking up 4 wickets in the first innings of the famous 4 Day Franchise Series win, and Ryan Rickelton who impressed with the Jozi Stars in the Mzansi Super League T20 Tournament.
bizhub Highveld Lions: Craig Alexander, Nandre Burger, Reeza Hendricks, Bjorn Fortuin, Mangaliso Mosehle, Wiaan Mulder, Nono Pongolo, Delano Potgieter, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rapulana, Ryan Rickelton, Rassie van der Dussen