SA trio named in World T20 squad

THREE South Africans - Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers and Wayne Parnell - were included in the International Cricket Council men's World Twenty20 (T20) team announced yesterday after the World T20 championships that ended on Sunday.

THREE South Africans - Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers and Wayne Parnell - were included in the International Cricket Council men's World Twenty20 (T20) team announced yesterday after the World T20 championships that ended on Sunday.

The teams were chosen by a group of experts, based on performances in the tournament. Statistics were used but were not the sole basis for selections.

The selectors chose Pakistan's Younus Khan as captain.

The team (in batting order): Chris Gayle (West Indies), Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka), Jacques Kallis (South Africa), AB de Villiers (South Africa), Younus Khan (Pakistan, captain), Dwayne Bravo (West Indies), Shahid Afridi (Pakistan), Kamran Akmal (Pakistan, wicketkeeper), Wayne Parnell (South Africa), Umar Gul (Pakistan) Ajantha Mendis (Sri Lanka), 12th man: Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka). - Sapa

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