<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/south-africa/">South African</a> speedster <a href="http://cricketcountry.com/players/dale-steyn/news/">Dale Steyn</a> has taken a dig at the national selectors after being ignored for the upcoming T20Is in<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/south-africa/"> India.</a> <p></p> <p></p>Steyn recently <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/veteran-south-africa-pacer-dale-steyn-announces-retirement-from-test-cricket-876322">announced his retirement from Test cricket</a> but said he is available for selection for the three-match series next month. The Cricket South Africa (CSA) selectors, though, did not name him in the squad that will be travelling to India to play three T20Is next month. <p></p> <p></p>Bemused by his non-selection, Steyn took a dig at the selectors on Twitter. <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en">I did... Obviously lost my number in the reshuffling of coaching staff.</p> <p></p> Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) <a href="https://twitter.com/DaleSteyn62/status/1161264270136528896?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 13, 2019</a></blockquote> <p></p><script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p></p> <p></p>Steyn played in the home T20I series against Sri Lanka earlier this year. He was also a part of the squad for World Cup 2019 but was <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/cricket-world-cup-2019-dale-steyn-ruled-out-of-world-cup-after-failing-to-recover-from-shoulder-injury-852069">ruled out in the first week due to a shoulder injury</a> that he had suffered during IPL 2019. <p></p> <p></p>[caption id="attachment_879519" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-879519" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Quinton-De-Kock.jpg" alt="South Africa, India vs South Africa, Quinton de Kock, Rassie van der Dussen" width="628" height="417" /> Quinton de Kock will lead South Africa in T20Is. @ Cricket South Africa[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Apart from ignoring Steyn, CSA also delivered a big surprise by removing <a href="http://cricketcountry.com/players/faf-du-plessis/news/">Faf du Plessis</a> as the captain in the shortest format of the game. <a href="http://cricketcountry.com/players/quinton-de-kock/news/">Quinton de Kock</a> was given the charge. He will be assisted by <a href="http://cricketcountry.com/players/rassie-van-der-dussen/news/">Rassie van der Dussen</a>. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Also Read: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/india-vs-south-africa-2019-quinton-de-kock-to-lead-south-africa-in-t20is-for-india-series-3-uncapped-players-included-in-test-squad-879513">South Africa call-up three uncapped players for India T20Is</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p><a href="http://cricketcountry.com/players/anrich-nortje/news/">Anrich Nortje</a>, who made ODI debut earlier this year, was called in the T20I side for the first time. He was also the part of South Africa's World Cup squad but was <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/hi/news/south-african-pacer-anrich-nortje-ruled-out-of-world-cup-chris-morris-called-up-as-replacement-840736">ruled out due to a broken right thumb</a>. Test-regular <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/temba-bavuma/news/">Temba Bavuma</a> is another new face in South Africa's T20I squad along with Bjorn Fortuin, who recently bagged the CSA T20 Challenge Player of the Year and Domestic Players' Player award. <p></p> <p></p>In the Test squad, Nortje, Rudi Second and Senuran Muthuswamy were the new faces. Second is back-up wicketkeeper to de Kock while spinner Muthuswamy will assist <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/keshav-maharaj/news/">Keshav Maharaj</a>. <p></p> <p></p>South Africa kick off the tour of India with three T20Is on September 15, 18 and 22. Visakhapatnam will host the first Test from October 2 to 6. The next two Tests will be played in Ranchi and Pune from October 10 and 19, respectively.