Duanne Olivier Ruled Out: South Africa have to play a three-Test series against England. But even before the start of this series, the South African team has suffered a big setback. Actually, African team’s fast bowler Duane Olivier has been out of this series due to injury. Olivier was injured during a tour match against the England Lions at Caterbury. However, his replacement player for Olivier has not yet been announced by the South Africa Cricket Board.
Olivier’s injury during tour match
Duean Olivier’s injury, South African team doctor told that Duane suffered a right hip muscle problem during the four-day tour match Hui. He was then sent for an MRI scan where a grade 2 tear involving the pectinus muscle was detected. Due to this injury, he had to be ruled out of the Test series against England.
The first test match will be from August 17
Let us tell you that there is to be a three-Test series between the team of South Africa and England. The series will start from August 17 with the first Test match at Lord’s Cricket Ground. At the same time, the second match between the two teams will be played in Manchester from 25 August and the third match will be played from 8 September at The Oval. Before the Test series, the ODI series between England and South Africa was tied at 1-1. At the same time, in the T20 series, the African team had to face a 2-1 defeat at the hands of England.