Gerald Coetzee gets maiden Test call-up for Australia tour

South Africa have handed a maiden Test call-up to quick Gerald Coetzee as CSA announced the squad for the upcoming three-match Test series in Australia. Regulars Rassie van der Dussen and Keshav Maharaj who missed a bit of South Africa’s T20 World Cup campaign due to injuries, have recovered and are part of the 16-man shortlist. However, Keegan Petersen misses the tour after sustaining a severe injury to his hamstring

South Africa Test squad: Dean Elgar (C), Temba Bavuma, Gerald Coetzee, Theunis de Bruyn, Sarel Erwee, Simon Harmer, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Glenton Stuurman, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne (wicketkeeper), Khaya Zondo