Proteas

AB should be ready for Aussies

2014-01-03 14:12
AB de Villiers (AP)
Cape Town - Hand surgery should not rule AB de Villiers out of South Africa's upcoming series against Australia, team manager Mohammad Moosajee says.

According to the ESPNcricinfo website, De Villiers will be out of action for up to a month as he recovers from the surgery.

The Proteas' three-Test series against Australia starts in Centurion on February 12. Three T20s will also follow the Test series.

Moosajee said De Villiers fractured his left hand during the IPL in 2011 which led to a plate being inserted to assist with recovery.

The plate recently started to cause discomfort in his hand which required surgery.

De Villiers will likely play no part in January's domestic T20 Challenge, which starts with a triple-header at Newlands on Sunday.

Moosajee expects him to be sidelined for three to four weeks.

Read more on:    proteas  |  ab de villiers  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

Biff bowled over by Gerrard

2014-04-17 14:14

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
23 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
06 July 2014
Sri Lanka v South Africa, Colombo 06:15
09 July 2014
Sri Lanka v South Africa, Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 11:00
12 July 2014
Sri Lanka v South Africa, Hambantota 06:15
Previous Results

Date Match Result
Vote

What was the No 1 reason for the Proteas losing their ICC World Twenty20 semi-final to India?

 
 
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured Blog

The stock of Bulls and Sharks 2014 Super Rugby jerseys are slowly becoming available after the festive season break, writes blogger Baylion.

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

TV schedule Plan your couch time with our searchable sport TV guide

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.