Markram to lead SA Invitation XI against Bangladesh

Markram to lead SA Invitation XI against Bangladesh Aiden Markram has been named as the captain of South Africa’s Invitation XI to play the preparation match against Bangladesh in Benoni next week.

Markram led South African Under-19 team to triumph the World Cup in 2014.

The 16 men Bangladesh squad will fly for South Africa on 16th of September. The first Test match will begin from 28th of this month. The second and last Test match is scheduled to take place on 6th of October.

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Prior to that the visiting team will play a three day preparation match against a selected South African eleven named Invitation XI.

The match will start from next Thursday. Bangladesh will play two Test matches, three one day international matches and two T20I matches against South Africa in the month long tour.

SA Invitation XI squad: Aiden Markram (captain)‚ Tladi Bokako‚ Okuhle Cele‚ Matthew Christensen‚ Michael Cohen‚ Isaac Dikgale‚ Zubayr Hamsa‚ Heinrich Klaasen‚ Migael Pretorius‚ Yaseen Valli‚ Shaun von Berg‚ Lwandiswa Zuma.