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Marco Jansen gets maiden ODI call-up in South Africa's 17-man squad for ODI series against India

South Africa have handed a maiden call up to left-arm seamer Marco Jansen in a 17-man squad for the three-match long ODI series against India led by Temba Bavuma.

Bavuma is returning to lead the side after missing out in the series against Sri Lanka right before the T20 World Cup and the stand-in captain Keshav Maharaj had to lead the Proteas. The left-arm spinner has retained his place as vice-captain of the side for the series against India as well.

Jansen will bolster the pace attack comprising of Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi, while he will have to compete with Wayne Parnell, who offers like for like options to the team for a spot in the playing XI.

Quinton de Kock, who recently announced retirement from Test cricket but announced commitment to play white-ball formats for Proteas has also been named in the squad to face the men in blue.

Andile Phehlukwayo and Dwaine Pretorious are picked as bowling all-rounders in the squad.

The ODI series between South Africa and India is scheduled to begin on January 19 and is set to conclude on January 23.

South Africa squad for India ODI series

Temba Bavuma (C), Keshav Maharaj (VC), Quinton de Kock, Zubayr Hamza, Marco Jansen, Janneman Malan, Sisanda Magala, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Wayne Parnell

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