India in SA

Morkel 'fit for Durban Test'

2013-12-25 21:50
Morne Morkel (Gallo Images)

Durban - The fitness of Morne Morkel was the big cloud hanging around the South African team on Wednesday, but Proteas coach Russell Domingo says the fast bowler should play in the second Test against India starting at Kingsmead, in Durban, on Thursday.

Morkel sustained an ankle injury in the first drawn Test at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Sunday, which prevented him from bowling in the second innings, and either Rory Kleinveldt or Kyle Abbott looked set to replace the bowler.

"It's going to be another Test match under conditions that probably won't be a major benefit to us.”

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