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South Africa vs England: Proteas pacer Kagiso Rabada out of ODI series due to hip injury

  • Agence France-Presse
  • December 2nd, 2020
  • 9:55:43 IST

Cape Town: South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada was on Tuesday ruled out of the three-match one-day international series against England, which starts in Cape Town on Friday.

A statement from Cricket South Africa said Rabada had suffered a right hip strain which would take about three weeks to heal.

File image of South Africa's Kagiso Rabada. AFP

File image of South Africa's Kagiso Rabada. AFP

He would be released from the South African team's bio-secure 'bubble' to begin rehabilitation with a view to being fit for a Test series against Sri Lanka starting on 26 December.

England will also be without a fast bowling star for the series.

It was previously announced that Jofra Archer, along with Ben Stokes and Sam Curran, would be rested from the series after completing a Twenty20 international series which ends on Tuesday.

Updated Date: December 02, 2020 09:55:43 IST

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