COETZEE RULED OUT OF NEW YEAR’S TEST AGAINST INDIA

COETZEE RULED OUT OF NEW YEAR’S TEST AGAINST INDIA

CENTURION: Proteas and Momentum Multiply Titans fast bowler Gerald Coetzee will miss the second Betway Test against India after developing pelvic inflammation during the first Test at SuperSport Park in Centurion.

The 23-year-old experienced discomfort in his pelvis, which got progressively worse while bowling on day three of the match. He underwent scans on Friday which revealed the extent of the injury.

Head coach Shukri Conrad has opted to release Coetzee from the squad as a precautionary measure.

No replacement has been named.

Proteas Test squad against India

Dean Elgar (captain, Momentum Multiply Titans), David Bedingham (Western Province), Nandre Burger (Western Province), Tony de Zorzi (Western Province), Zubayr Hamza (DP World Lions), Marco Jansen (Dafabet Warriors), Keshav Maharaj (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Aiden Markram (Momentum Multiply Titans), Wiaan Mulder (DP World Lions), Lungi Ngidi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Keegan Petersen (Gbets Rocks), Kagiso Rabada (DP World Lions), Tristan Stubbs (Dafabet Warriors) and Kyle Verreynne (Western Province).

Betway Test Series

26 December – 30 December

South Africa beat India by an innings and 32 runs – SuperSport Park, Centurion

03 January – 07 January

South Africa vs India – Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town

ENDS

Issued by: Cricket South Africa – Corporate Communications


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