Temba Bavuma has been named as Proteas Test captain as part of a restructure within the leadership group of the national team, Cricket South Africa (CSA) Friday(17) announced.
The 32-year-old will replace Dean Elgar at the helm of the red-ball format and will continue to lead the ODI side.
Bavuma has, however, relinquished the T20I captaincy.
The new leader of the T20I team to be named as part of the white-ball squad to face the West Indies next month.
Temba Bavuma’s first assignment will be to lead a 15-man squad in the two-match Test series against the West Indies from 28 February – 12 March.
Temba Bavuma (captain), Gerald Coetzee, Tony de Zorzi, Dean Elgar, Simon Harmer, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Senuran Muthusamy, Anrich Nortje, Keegan Petersen, Kagiso Rabada, Ryan Rickelton