SA vs IND – Gerald Coetzee dominated out of Cape City Take a look at towards India

South Africa quick bowler Gerald Coetzee has been dominated out of the second Take a look at towards India that begins on January 3 in Cape City due to a pelvic irritation. South Africa haven’t named a substitute but.

Coetzee developed the irritation through the first Take a look at in Centurion, and his discomfort received “progressively worse whereas bowling” in India’s second innings, a Cricket South Africa launch stated. His scans on Friday revealed the prolong of the damage.

Coetzee might bowl simply 5 overs in India’s second outing on day three in earlier than finally leaving the sector because the hosts romped to a thumping win.

South Africa head coach Conrad Shukri opted to launch Coetzee from the squad “as a precautionary measure”, the discharge stated.

Coetzee turns into the second South Africa participant to get injured within the first Take a look at towards India, with captain Temba Bavuma dominated out of the subsequent sport with a hamstring damage.

South Africa have Lungi Ngidi and Wiaan Mulder as fast-bowling choices within the squad to switch Coetzee, though Ngidi wasn’t match for the primary Take a look at, and also can flip to Keshav Maharaj ought to circumstances dictate the necessity for a spinner.

At Centurion, Coetzee was South Africa’s costliest bowler in each their innings with the ball, and picked up only one wicket. It was Coetzee’s third Take a look at, having debuted towards West Indies earlier this 12 months.

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