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Champions League T20: Cape Cobras

October 06, 2009 18:02 IST

Herschelle GibbsSouth Africa's Pro20 champions Cape Cobras were dealt a solid blow before the start of the Champions League Twenty20 as captain Graeme Smith was ruled out because of an injury.

Despite his absence, the Cobras boast of a strong squad that includes South Africa's star batsmen Jean Paul Duminy and Herschelle Gibbs.

Andrew Puttick, who was left out of the original 15-man squad, was drafted in as the replacement for Smith and also named captain.

Squad: Andrew Puttick (captain), Herschelle Gibbs, Jean Paul Duminy, Derek Brand, Ryan Canning, S Engelbrecht, Henry Davids, Claude Henderson, Rory Kleinveldt, Charl Langeveldt, Richard Levi, Justin Ontong, Veron Philander, Francois Plaatjies, Monde Zondeki.