Both players have arrived in the United Kingdom and will join the team in Bristol ahead of the second ODI at the County Ground on Friday.
Masabata’s inclusion is welcome news for South Africa’s camp as the 31-year-old completes his rehabilitation from a shoulder injury that left him out of the tour of Ireland last month as well as the one-off Test against England. Had done it.
She was last seen in action during the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand, taking nine wickets at 24.44 in six matches and scoring runs in South Africa’s semi-final at an economy rate of 4.58.
Meanwhile, Tucker received a display of confidence after impressing in his first two matches in international cricket, when South Africa won the series 3–0 against Ireland in Dublin in June.
“Masabata Klass and Delmi Tucker have now been recalled to the squad. The two players will serve as backup in those departments in which we have a few niggles, which is normal during back-to-back tours.”
“He is going to bring a lot of freshness to the team and add a lot of value to his discipline, so for us a team we welcome him and we look forward to the rest of the tour,” head coach Hilton Moreng said. ,
With South Africa losing the first ODI to England in Northampton by five wickets and trailing 1-0, they will be itching to make a comeback in the second ODI in Bristol on Friday.
Updated Squad: Anneke Bosch, Trisha Chetty, Nadine de Klerk, Lara Goodall, Shabnim Ismail, Sinalo Jaffa, Marijne Cup, Masabata Klass, Ayabonga Khaka, Sun Luce, Nonkuleko Mlaba, Tumi Sekhukhune, Andrey Stein, Chloe and Laura, Delmi Tucker
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