Elgar and Bavuma anointed to lead South Africa's Test and one day squads
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France, March 5 -- South Africa's cricket chiefs have named Dean Elgar and Temba Bavuma to skipper the Test and one day international (ODI) teams.
Temba Bavuma, 30, is the first black South African to be given the job on a permanent basis.
"Temba has been a strong and influential voice in the team in recent times," said South Africa's director of cricket Graeme Smith. "And he has shown consistency on the field in all formats, solidifying his place as a leader."
The reshuffle follows the decision of Quinton de Kock to take time away from leading both the Test and ODI sides.
"We are grateful to Quinton for the work he has put in as captain of the team in the limited overs formats," added Smith. "We are indebted to him for stepping up wh...
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