South Africa is not going to danger the health of lead assault bowler Kagiso Rabada regardless of a return to their squad and he’ll miss out the second check in opposition to Sri Lanka, which begins at The Wanderers Stadium on Sunday, officers stated.
Rabada suffered an adductor muscle pressure that dominated him out of the at some point worldwide Sequence in opposition to England final month and left him sidelined for the primary check win over Sri Lanka in Pretoria.
The 25-year-old paceman was recalled to the squad for the second check, suggesting he would lead an in any other case inexperienced assault as South Africa search to finish a 2-0 sequence whitewash.
However staff officers on Saturday stated Rabada wouldn’t be thought-about.
“The coaches are very joyful along with his progress however when it comes to work load, they’d like to ensure he’s in the fitting house to have the ability to compete totally for the check sequence in opposition to Pakistan in addition to Australia,” stated staff spokesperson Sipokazi Sokanyile.
South Africa tour Pakistan later this month for the primary time in 14 years, the place they play two assessments and three Twenty20 internationals.
Australia are then resulting from play three assessments in South Africa in February and March.
Rabada has taken 197 check wickets at common of twenty-two.95 in 43 appearances for South Africa.
(Modifying by Christian Radnedge)