South Africa call 4 uncapped players for ODIs vs New Zealand

Kallis has been rested while wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock, spinner Aaron Phangiso, batsman Farhaan Behardien and seam bowler Rory Kleinveldt as well as Ryan McLaren have been included.

updated: January 07, 2013 11:19 IST
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Cape Town: South Africa rested veteran allrounder Jacques Kallis and called up four uncapped players for the one-day series against New Zealand at the end of the month.

The Proteas also brought allrounder Ryan McLaren into their test squad as cover for fast bowler Vernon Philander, who again tweaked a troublesome hamstring in the series-opener and is doubtful for the second test against the Black Caps in Port Elizabeth.

The 37-year-old Kallis spoke during the first test of his desire to manage his ODI appearances in order to make the 2015 World Cup. Selectors responded by giving him the three-game ODI series off.

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