Wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen is acutely aware of an inferior position in the Proteas’ pecking order, despite striking a match-winning innings in the first ODI against Zimbabwe at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley last week.
Heinrich Klaasen will replace Steve Smith in the Rajasthan Royals’ squad for this season’s Indian Premier League.
Titans wicketkeeper Heinrich Klaasen has been rewarded for his white-ball form by being included in the Proteas’ Test squad to face Australia.
Heinrich Klaasen credits JP Duminy for his Man of the Match knock in the Proteas’ six-wicket win against India at Centurion on Wednesday.
Heinrich Klaasen hit 69 off 30 balls and JP Duminy 64 not out off 40 as the Proteas beat India by six wickets at Centurion to level the T20I series.
Manish Pandey’s 85-ball 93 saw India A beat SA A by one wicket, despite an innings-saving ton by Heinrich Klaasen.