Cricket News

South Africa vs England: Faf du Plessis Released from South Africa Squad ahead of ODIs

Faf du Plessis has been released from the squad ahead of the upcoming three-match ODI series against England.

The former South Africa captain was a part of the squad for the recently-concluded three-match T20I series against the same opposition.

CSA took the decision to rest the right-handed batsman in order to give him some rest after a busy two months.

Before playing the T20I series, Faf du Plessis plied his trade for Chennai Super Kings in the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League.

Read More | Love him or Hate him, but Sir Ravindra Jadeja remains a key cog of the Indian cricket team

Read More | Shoaib Malik Reveals There Was No Communication From The Selectors On Being Left Out of New Zealand Tour

“The following players have been released from the squad to either join their franchise teams who continue playing in the CSA Four-Day Domestic Series or for rest and/or recuperation; Faf du Plessis (rest), Kagiso Rabada (injury rehabilitation, recuperation and rest), Pite van Biljon, Bjorn Fortuin and Reeza Hendricks (all to return to 4-day domestic series),” CSA said in an official statement.

Earlier this week, Rabada was ruled out of the ODI series against England due to a right adductor strain. CSA had confirmed that Rabada’s injury is expected to take approximately three weeks to heal.

Vishal Roy

Vishal Roy is working in Reckitt Benckiser and blogger. He loves to write Cricket news related articles.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button
%d bloggers like this: