Blow for Proteas as Rabada ruled out of Australia and India tour

Cape City – Proteas quick bowler Kagiso Rabada has sustained a groin pressure and can take no additional half in Australia’s ongoing tour of South Africa.

The harm passed off through the three-match T20I collection towards Australia, which noticed the Proteas lose 2-1 on Wednesday.

In response to a Cricket South Africa (CSA) press launch on Friday, the harm will see the speedster out of motion for roughly 4 weeks.

The 24-year-old has additionally been dominated out of the staff’s subsequent tour to India subsequent month. The Proteas are scheduled to play three ODIs between March 12-18.

“Kagiso (Rabada) sustained a groin muscle pressure within the T20 collection towards Australia, he was assessed by the medical employees, assisted by an MRI scan,” mentioned CSA Chief Medical Officer, Dr Shuaib Manjra.

“The numerous harm signifies that he’ll take roughly 4 weeks to heal, which successfully guidelines him out of each the Australia and India ODI collection.

“The CSA medical employees will guarantee his efficient and expeditious restoration.”

No alternative has been named as but.

The primary of three ODIs between South Africa and Australia will get underway on Saturday at Boland Park (13:00).

Proteas ODI squad for Australia:

Quinton de Kock (captain), Temba Bavuma (Lions), David Miller (Dolphins), Andile Phehlukwayo (Dolphins), Tabraiz Shamsi (Titans), Lungi Ngidi (Titans), Beuran Hendricks (Lions), Heinrich Klaasen (Titans), Janneman Malan (Cape Cobras), Jon-Jon Smuts (Warriors), Anrich Nortje (Warriors), Lutho Sipamla (Warriors), Keshav Maharaj (Dolphins), Kyle Verreynne (Cape Cobras)

– Compiled by Lynn Butler

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