Kagiso Rabada, Chris Morris to miss 3TC Solidarity Cup in Centurion

Thando Ntini, son of former pacer Makhaya Ntini, Bjorn Fortuin and Gerald Coetzee have been named as the replacements.

South Africa paceman Kagiso Rabada   -  Stu Forster/Getty Images

South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada and Sisanda Magala will miss the inaugural 3TeamCricket (3TC) Solidarity Cup due to the deaths of immediate family members.

Thirty-three-year-old all-rounder Chris Morris will also be unavailable for the fixture at the SuperSport Park, according to ESPNCricinfo.

Thando Ntini (Kingfishers), son of former pacer Makhaya Ntini, Bjorn Fortuin (Eagles) and Gerald Coetzee (Kingfishers) have been named as the replacements.

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Reeza Hendricks will lead the Kingfishers in Rabada’s absence. AB de Villiers (Eagles) and Quinton de Kock (Kites) are the other captains.

The ‘3TCricket’ competition was originally slated for June 27 but was postponed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated Squads:

OUTsurance Kingfishers: Reeza Hendricks (captain), Heinrich Klaasen, Janneman Malan, Faf du Plessis, Thando Ntini, Gerald Coetzee, Glenton Stuurman, Tabraiz Shamsi. Coach: Mignon du Preez.

Mr D Food Kites: Temba Bavuma (captain), Jon-Jon Smuts, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Anrich Nortje, Ryan Rickleton. Coach: Wandile Gwavu.

Takealot Eagles: AB de Villiers (captain), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Andile Phehlukwayo, Bjorn Fortuin, Junior Dala, Lungi Ngidi. Coach: Geoffrey Toyana.

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