India vs South Africa: AB de Villiers set to miss first three ODIs due to injured finger

South Africa batsman AB de Villiers has been ruled out of the first three matches of their six-ODI series against India owing to an injured right index finger.

PTI, January 30, 2018

Durban: Senior South Africa batsman AB de Villiers has been ruled out of the first three matches of their six-ODI series against India owing to an injured right index finger.

File image of AB de Villiers. AP

File image of AB de Villiers. AP

The six-match series starts on 1 February followed by matches at Centurion (4 February 4) and Cape Town (7 February).

According to Cricket South Africa website, De Villiers sustained the injury to his right index finger during the third Test match against India and will require up to two weeks to make a full recovery.

"The CSA medical team is hopeful De Villiers will recover in time for the fourth Pink ODI at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on Saturday, 10 February.

The selectors have opted not to name a replacement," the CSA quoted in a media release uploaded on its website.

He is expected to be fit for the fourth match, the pink ODI at the Wanderers, for which he is one of the ambassadors.

Updated Date: Jan 30, 2018

T20 LEAGUE POINTS TABLE

Pos. Team P W L D Pts.
1
Kolkata
5 3 2 0 6
2
Hyderabad
3 3 0 0 6
3
Punjab
3 2 1 0 4
4
Chennai
3 2 1 0 4
5
Rajasthan
4 2 2 0 4
6
Mumbai
4 1 3 0 2
7
Bangalore
4 1 3 0 2
8
Delhi
4 1 3 0 2



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 5154 117
3 New Zealand 3886 102
4 Australia 4599 102
5 England 5029 97
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7594 122
2 South Africa 6911 117
3 England 7496 117
4 New Zealand 7081 114
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3763 130
2 Australia 2513 126
3 India 4341 124
4 New Zealand 3013 116
5 England 2402 114
6 South Africa 2551 111