Cricket World Cup 2015

Proteas sweat over Philander

2015-02-23 14:18
Vernon Philander (AP)

Cape Town - The Proteas are sweating over the availability of seamer Vernon Philander ahead of their Cricket World Cup clash against the West Indies this Friday.

Philander bowled only four overs in Sunday's 130-run loss to India at the MCG in Melbourne before pulling up with a left hamstring injury.

According to ESPNcricinfo, he underwent a scan on Monday to determine the severity of the injury.

Until the outcome of the medical is know, it remains unsure if Philander will be able to face the Windies at the Sydney Cricket Ground later this week.

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