The Dane Van Niekerk will replace the substitute captain and is returning as South Africa’s captain as they are due to play against the West Indies in August. Van Niekerk missed the series against India and Pakistan after struggling with a back injury. South Africa, led by Sune Luus, won both the T20I series and the ODI series against both teams.
The South Africans will play five ODIs and three T20Is in a series that starts on August 31st. Van Niekerk is currently playing for the Oval Invincibles and has shown some great performances with both the bat and the ball while demonstrating her great leadership skills. Oval Invincibles can play against Birmingham Phoenix during the Eliminator of the Hundred.