South African wicket-keeper, Quinton De Kock, has been named as South Africa’s Check captain for the 2020/2021 season. De Kock’s first task as captain would be the upcoming collection towards Sri Lanka. The workforce will then journey to Pakistan for a extremely anticipated tour.
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Lately, South Africa introduced that they are going to be touring Pakistan after 14 years for a three-match T20I collection and two-match Check collection in January.
De Kock changed Faf Du Plessis as limited-overs captain final 12 months however was dominated out as Check captain at the moment by Cricket South Africa Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith. Smith stated that De Kock is already South Africa’s main batsman, wicket-keeper, and limited-overs captain, and he could be over-burdened if he’s made the Check captain.
De Kock’s appointment as Check captain isn’t everlasting although, as Cricket South Africa clarified that he has solely been named captain for one 12 months. His extension will rely upon the workforce’s efficiency throughout his tenure.
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Cricket South Africa’s new Choice Convener, Victor Mpitsang, stated “Quinton is pleased to proceed within the function for the following season and is comfy with the steadiness of the workload and we again him absolutely as a captain.”
De Kock has had a tough time as South Africa’s captain as of but, he has captained South Africa in 8 ODIs and 11 T20Is. He has solely received 4 ODIs and three T20Is as captain.