Final Up to date: November 10, 2022, 14:02 IST
South Africa have suffered a setback forward of their three-Take a look at tour of Australia with batter Keegan Petersen pulling out after struggling a hamstring crew over the weekend.
Petersen harm his hamstring in the course of the CSA T20 Problem last and needed to be stretchered off the sphere. He’ll want between six to eight weeks to get better from the damage and thus will miss the Australia tour, which begins on December 17.
That is the second tour Petersen will miss since making his worldwide debut in 2021; he contracted Covid-19 final 12 months and was omitted of the touring social gathering to New Zealand, mentioned a report in ESPNCricinfo on Thursday.
The report mentioned the CSA can be ready for an all-clear on the health of spinner Keshav Maharaj, who suffered a groin damage on the males’s T20 World Cup 2022 and was unable to run whereas batting in opposition to the Netherlands in South Africa’s final match. South Africa misplaced that match and crashed out of the T20 World Cup.
The report mentioned Keshav Maharaj’s health shall be assessed within the subsequent couple of days earlier than the squad for the Australia tour is introduced on the finish of the week.
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In Petersen’s absence, the selectors may select the skilled Rassie van der Dussen, who has recovered from the fracture in his finger suffered throughout a match in opposition to England in August as a consequence of which he missed the T20 World Cup.