ENG vs SA: Injured Duanne Olivier dominated out of the Take a look at sequence

Duanne Olivier
Duanne Olivier. (Photograph by Shaun Roy/Gallo Photos/Getty Photos)

In an enormous blow for South Africa forward of their Take a look at sequence towards England, categorical pacer Duanne Olivier has been dominated out of the sequence. The fitting-arm pacer suffered a grade 2 proper hip flexor muscle tear through the four-day observe sport towards the England Lions performed not too long ago on the Spitfire Floor St Lawrence in Canterbury.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has not named any alternative for the pacer with the primary Take a look at match slated to start out on August 17 on the Lord’s Cricket Floor. The following two matches will likely be performed at Previous Trafford and The Oval respectively as each groups have already introduced their squads for the fixture.

Because of the extent of the damage, Duanne Olivier has been dominated out: South Africa’s staff physician

Proteas staff physician, Dr. Hashendra Ramjee, in an official Cricket South Africa (CSA) launch defined: “Duanne introduced with important discomfort involving his proper hip flexor muscle on the shut of play on day three of the four-day tour match. After medical evaluation, he was referred for an MRI scan which revealed a grade 2 tear involving the fitting pectineus muscle.”

“Because of the extent of the damage, he has been dominated out of the three-match Take a look at sequence towards England and can return house the place he’ll start his rehabilitation with the Gauteng Central Lions medical staff,” he added.

Speaking concerning the house staff, the Three Lions will likely be excessive on confidence as they’ve beforehand crushed New Zealand in a Take a look at sequence, adopted by a superb victory over staff India in a rescheduled Take a look at match. Underneath the management of Ben Stokes, the house staff will likely be seeking to emulate their performances within the upcoming sequence towards South Africa as effectively.

Proteas Take a look at squad towards England:  Dean Elgar (captain), Sarel Erwee, Marco Jansen, Simon Harmer, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Keegan Petersen, Kagiso Rabada, Ryan Rickelton, Lutho Sipamla, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Khaya Zondo, Glenton Stuurman.