New Zealand name limited overs squads for South Africa series :- Wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi returns to the side having picked up an injury in the T20 series with Bangladesh earlier this year, and will most likely keep wicket with Tom Latham keeping his place as a batsman alone.
Selector Gavin Larsen praised Sodhi, with the young spinner adding to his game during his time playing in the Australian Big Bash League.
“Having two front line spinners in the side gives us flexibility and Ish is an aggressive bowler who in the right conditions can be a real threat for us,” Larsen said.
Colin Munro has been dropped from the one-day squad after poor form in the recent Chappell-Hadlee series against Australia while keeping his place in the T20 side.
South Africa”s tour of New Zealand starts with a one off T20 at Eden Park on February 17.
T20 squad: Kane Williamson (c), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Tom Bruce, Lockie Ferguson, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, James Neesham, Luke Ronchi (Wkt), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ben Wheeler.
ODI squad: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Neil Broom, Lockie Ferguson, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, James Neesham, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Ross Taylor.