Janneman Malan And Keegan Petersen Get Contracts As Cricket South Africa (CSA) Announces Contracts For 2022-23
Janneman Malan And Keegan Petersen Get Contracts As Cricket South Africa (CSA) Announces Contracts For 2022-23

Proteas batters Janneman Malan and Keegan Petersen have earned Cricket South Africa (CSA) contracts for the 2022-23 season and two players from last year’s list – Beuran Hendricks and Heinrich Klaasen – have missed out on the contracts.

In the 3-match Test series against India, where South Africa made an impressive comeback to win the series by 2-1, Keegan Petersen batted in 6 innings and scored 276 runs at an average of 46 with his highest score being 82 runs. Also, he was the highest run-getter as well as Player of the Series.

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Keegan Petersen
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Meanwhile, Malan had won the ICC Emerging Men’s Cricketer of the Year award for 2021. He has scored 759 runs in 13 innings at an average of 69.00, with three tons, since his debut.

Quinton de Kock and Janneman Malan
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CSA’s newly appointed CEO Pholetsi Moseki said that it has been an exceptional season for the Proteas white-ball team as they have not lost any series under Temba Bavuma.

It has been an exceptional season for the white-ball team that has not lost a series under the leadership of Temba Bavuma,” CSA’s newly appointed CEO Pholetsi Moseki said. 

I am pleased to be the first to congratulate Janneman Malan and Keegan Petersen on their newly awarded contracts – CSA CEO

Janneman Malan And Keegan Petersen Get Contracts As Cricket South Africa (CSA) Announces Contracts For 2022-23

CSA CEO showered praise on the white-ball and red-ball captains Temba Bavuma and Dean Elgar for the team’s excellent performance. He asserted:

One of the biggest upcoming highlights for us is the 2022 ICC T20 World Cup in Australia and we are looking forward to supporting Temba and his men as they look to make history later this year.

“The Test team has grown and shown significant improvement under the strong leadership of Dean Elgar. This season will see the Proteas play even more Test cricket, which is vital for the growth of the players, the format in our country, as well as the accumulation of points towards the ICC World Test Championship.

CSA CEO Pholetsi Moseki also congratulated Malan and Petersen for their new contracts. He said:

“We at CSA are big advocates of rewarding excellence and I am pleased to be the first to congratulate Janneman Malan and Keegan Petersen on their newly awarded contracts.”

Here is the list of South Africa’s central contracted players for 2022-23:

Temba Bavuma, Lungi Ngidi, Dean Elgar, Anrich Nortje, Quinton de Kock, Keegan Petersen (NEW), Reeza Hendricks, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Dwaine Pretorius, Janneman Malan (NEW), Kagiso Rabada, Aiden Markram, Tabraiz Shamsi, David Miller, Rassie Van der Dussen

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