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Maharaj or Harmer? Markram or Erwee? Proteas selection boss looks ahead to New Zealand

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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 20: Simon Harmer of the Momentum Multiply Titans after taking 7 wickets during day 3 of the CSA Division 1, 4 Day Series match between Six Gun Grill Western Province and Momentum Multiply Titans at Six Gun Grill Newlands on November 20, 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 20: Simon Harmer of the Momentum Multiply Titans after taking 7 wickets during day 3 of the CSA Division 1, 4 Day Series match between Six Gun Grill Western Province and Momentum Multiply Titans at Six Gun Grill Newlands on November 20, 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images)

Cricket South Africa convenor of selectors Victor Mpitsang says Keshav Maharaj remains their number one spinner, despite the selection of Simon Harmer for the New Zealand series.

With 28 wickets at an average of 21.40 in five Four-Day series games for the Titans, picking Harmer was a no-brainer in the absence of George Linde (personal reasons) and Prenelan Subrayen (injury).

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