17 Mar 2021: Du Plessis misses out on CSA contract, Klaasen replaces him
Former Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has been snubbed from Cricket South Africa's list of contracted men's players.
Du Plessis, who has retired from Test cricket, remains available to play white-ball cricket.
Meanwhile, wicket-keeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen has replaced the former in the list.
In the women's segment, left-handed batter Lara Goodall has been awarded her first national contracts by CSA.
Miss: Du Plessis remains eligible to play at ICC events
Middle-order batsman du Plessis retired from Test cricket last month.
However, he remains available for selection in limited-overs cricket.
With no national contract, he is free to feature in T20 leagues around the world.
He will also remain eligible to play for South Africa in ICC events.
Notably, Du Plessis will be in action for the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2021.
Fact: Here is the list of CSA's contacted players (men's)
Men's CSA contracts: Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen