After Hashim Amla, JP Duminy also ruled out of limited-overs tour of Australia

first_imgSouth Africa have suffered a double blow ahead of their limited-overs tour of Australia in November.All-rounder JP Duminy has become the latest injury setback for South Africa after Hashim Amla was ruled out of the tour with a finger injury.Duminy will have to undergo surgery on an injury to his right shoulder.The southpaw, who was announced as the marquee player for the Cape Town Blitz, will also miss the Mzansi Super League (MSL). He will be replaced by Quinton de Kock.Proteas team manager, Dr Mohammed Moosajee said: “JP aggravated a pre-existing shoulder injury during the recently concluded series against Zimbabwe. The injury will require surgical management thus ruling him out of the immediate tour of Australia and the upcoming MSL. At the moment we can’t say how long he will be out for, that is dependent on the results from the surgery.”The Proteas squads for three ODIs and a T20I for the Australia tour will be announced on Friday.Amla has been given time to fully recover from a finger tendon injury which he suffered during the Caribbean Premier League.”As a selection group we’ve discussed that with him already,” coach Ottis Gibson said. “We’re going to give him as much time as possible to get himself ready for the next set of cricket he’s got coming up.”last_img

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