South Africa's campaign in the 2015 World Cup ended in controversy over quotas when official pressure was exerted to pick Vernon Philander for a semi-final against New Zealand despite the team management wanting to stay with the team that won a quarter-final against Sri Lanka, when Philander was injured.
Amla was ostensibly chosen ahead of Reeza Hendricks, who is one of the real contenders missing from the group, when Cricket South Africa president Chris Nenzani announced the team at the SuperSport studios in Randburg on Thursday.
"Everyone has been on our case for not having a back-up keeper, but as a panel we felt it was important, when looking at the batting and bowling we have, some of the keepers we've been looking at, their performances weren't quite there in terms of looking at our bowling back up and the batters we now we have", National Selection Panel Convener Linda Zondi said.
Meanwhile, only Quinton de Kock has been selected as a specialist wicketkeeper. So we went with David Miller, who kept in the Sri Lanka series.
21 charged in ‘car2go’ rental car thefts in Chicago The Chicago Police Department said it was informed of "deceptive or fraudulent means " that were used to gain access to the cars . Users attempting to use the service in Chicago Wednesday afternoon were shown an error message saying it is temporarily paused.
Egypt's lawmakers vote to extend president's term limits The changes would extend Sisi's current term to six years from four and then allow him to run again for another six-year period. It is in charge of major infrastructure projects, and generals occupy key positions throughout the government.
Amla, 36, will be playing in his third World Cup despite a poor run of recent form.
Ignored at the IPL auctions past year, the South African pace great has been roped in as a replacement for injured Nathan Coulter-Nile. And in the Indian Premier League, Imran Tahir has been right up there in terms of wickets, ' said Steyn, who is hoping to make South Africa's 15-man squad for the May 30-July 14 tournament.
"When CSA appointed Ottis Gibson, he came with his own philosophy". For years as South Africa we were playing conservative cricket.
The fast bowlers will be spearheaded by Kagiso Rabada and Dale Steyn, with Lungi Ngidi and Anrich Nortje recovering from their respective injuries to take their place in the squad.
There are now 186 cases of measles - that's 33 new cases since that now-nullified emergency order was issued in late March. Measles would no longer be considered eliminated once it was continuously transmitted for longer than 12 months.
Apple is planning to launch an "updated" 4.7-inch iPhone early next year that would essentially be a successor to the iPhone 8. It is unclear what Apple will name the small iPhone but rumors suggest that the entry-level iPhone is called iPhone XE .
He said that he told PM Khan that he won't be able to do justice to the ministry and made the decision to quit PM Khan's cabinet. The IMF paints a gloomier picture, predicting growth of 2.9 per cent in 2019 and 2.8 per cent the following year.
Its protesters say they are practising non-violent civil disobedience and aim to get arrested to raise awareness of their cause. Two men and a woman have been charged with obstructing trains or carriages on the railway by an unlawful act.
Scholes, who most recently managed Oldham Athletic for just over a month, has until 26 April 2019 to respond to the charge. Scholes, who made 66 global appearances for England, previously wrote a column for betting company Paddy Power .
The dent comes courtesy of Gronkowski, who used it as a bat before appearing at the Boston Red Sox home opener last week. While Rob Gronkowski's days with the New England Patriots are behind him, he sure does know how to leave his mark.
Swihart played in 12 games for the 6-11 Red Sox, going 6-for-12 at the plate with a double and homer, slashing.231/.318/.385. Prior to a series-opening tilt against the New York Yankees , the Red Sox created a ruckus with an unexpected roster move.
In terms of whether the president obstructed justice, Mueller did not come to a conclusion, leaving that to the U.S. legislature. There was so much smoke that everyone in the intelligence community and the Department of Justice were choking on it.
The streamliners at the rear of the cabin are constructed of carbon-fibre, as are the front guards, and front and rear deck-lids. Genuine Porsche interior leather and thread are also used for the perforated black leather strap with red stitching.
Father saves toddler being dragged away by dingoes
Rescue pilot Frank Bertoli praised the parents' quick response, which he said likely saved the boy from even more severe injuries. The boy suffered head and neck injuries in the attack on Fraser Island off the northeast coast and was taken to hospital.
Strike taking big toll on Stop & Shop
Ledford said Stop & Shop is seeking to eliminate overtime pay for Sundays and holidays, and has backed off pay increases. Aside from expressing support for the workers, Warren urged Stop & Shop shoppers not to cross the picket line.
Bangladesh Release 15-Member Squad for World Cup 2019
Apart from Mahmudullah, the pace duo of Mustafizur Rahman and Rubel Hossain were also named in the squad despite injury concerns. We also have a tri-series in between.I hope we will see them in good conditions in preparation camp before the tri-series'.
Red Wings fans anxious for Yzerman news conference
Yzerman joined the Red Wings in 1983 and played his entire career with the team, retiring in 2006 after 22 seasons. ET news conference Friday in Detroit with owner Chris Ilitch, general manager Ken Holland and Yzerman.
Woman killed in Northern Ireland 'terrorist incident'
A statement issued by political party Saoradh, which represents dissident republicans, sought to justify the use of violence. She tweeted: "I was standing beside this young woman when she fell beside a police Land Rover tonight in Creggan #Derry ".
Pakistan announces World Cup Squad, Amir left out
He remains one of the fittest players in and around the Pakistan team, a point the coaching staff have always been eager to make. Pakistan's Mohammad Amir at Lord's cricket ground in London. "Honoured to be a part of World Cup squad 2019 for Pakistan".
Do not miss the gorgeous 'Pink Moon' this Friday
Stargazers and astronomers can look for the rising pink moon by watching the eastern sky minutes before the sunset. Other names for April's full moon are full Sprouting Grass Moon, Egg Moon and full Fish Moon.
Amazon and Google make peace
After over a year of absence, the official YouTube app will return to Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs. Now, those users will soon have an official YouTube app sanctioned by Google on their streaming devices again.