Standard Bank Proteas paceman, Kagiso Rabada has sustained a groin strain and will take no further part in the Australia tour to South Africa and has been further ruled out of the team’s subsequent tour to India starting early next month.
The injury took place during the KFC T20 international series against the Australia which ended on Wednesday evening and will see him out of action for approximately four weeks.
Cricket South Africa Chief Medical Officer, Dr Shuaib Manjra said;
“Kagiso (Rabada) sustained a groin muscle strain in the T20 series against Australia, he was assessed by the medical staff, assisted by an MRI scan. The significant injury means that he will take approximately four weeks to heal, which effectively rules him out of both the Australia and India ODI series.
“The CSA medical staff will ensure his effective and expeditious recovery.”
No replacement has been named as yet.
Standard Bank Proteas ODI squad:
Quinton de Kock (captain, wicketkeeper, Momentum Multiply Titans), Temba Bavuma (Imperial Lions), David Miller (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Andile Phehlukwayo (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Tabraiz Shamsi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Lungi Ngidi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Beuran Hendricks (Imperial Lions), Heinrich Klaasen (Momentum Multiply Titans), Janneman Malan (World Sports Betting Cape Cobras), Jon-Jon Smuts (Warriors), Anrich Nortje (Warriors), Lutho Sipamla (Warriors), Keshav Maharaj (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Kyle Verreynne (World Sports Betting Cape Cobras).
Momentum One-Day International itinerary
Sat 29 DN: 1st. ODI – Eurolux Boland Park, Paarl
Wed 04 DN: 2nd. ODI – Manguang Oval, Bloemfontein
Sat 07 Day: 3rd. ODI – Senwes Park, Potchefstroom