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South Africa have been drawn with Sri Lanka, England, New Zealand and the winner of the play-offs between Zimbabwe, Ireland, UAE and the Netherlands.
Their first task for the tournament is to get past the group stages. Then they need not to choke and then comes trying to win some silverware.
South Africa's preliminary World T20 squad looks as follows: Faf du Plessis (captain), Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Henry Davids, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Dean Elgar, Beuran Hendricks, Imran Tahir, Colin Ingram, Rory Kleinveldt, Ryan McLaren, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Justin Ontong, Wayne Parnell, Robin Peterson, Aaron Phangiso, Vernon Philander, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn, Rusty Theron, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Dane Vilas, Hardus Viljoen, David Wiese.
All of those players are currently involved in the domestic T20, giving selectors plenty of time to fine comb who gets a ticket to Bangladesh and who has to stay home. The side is unlikely to differ too much from the one which recently played against Pakistan, though.
The T20 side has slowly been built to resemble a consistent unit, capable of performing and winning from tight positions. And since tight positions are exactly where choking comes from, perhaps they have a chance at least to make the semi-finals.