On Thursday Cricket South Africa (CSA) stated, South African allrounder Dwaine Pretorius has been dominated out of the continuing ODI series in India and therefore the forthcoming T20 World Cup beacuse to a broken left thumb.
The pace bowling allrounder, who was the joint-highest wicket-taker for South Africa within the T20 World Cup last year, sustained the injury throughout the third T20I against Bharat in Indore — the sole match he compete within the series.
He had came with figures of three for twenty six as South Africa won the match by forty nine runs for a 1-2 end in favour of India.
“The nature of the injury requires surgical intervention and Dwaine will consult the Cricket South Africa designated hand surgeon on arrival in South Africa,” CSA chief medical officer Dr Shuaib Manjra said.
Pretorius has featured in eight T20Is to this point in 2022, taking twelve wickets at a median of 20.66 and most significantly, evaluation fast runs with the bat down the order.
“Normal rehabilitation procedures will follow to ensure he speedily returns to playing cricket,” Manjra said.
Marco Jansen, who conjointly options in their T20 World Cup reserves list, was additional to the South African ODI squad and it remains to be seen whether or not he conjointly makes the cut for the oddment in Australia starting Oct sixteen.