Pakistan in SA

Smith likely to miss last ODI

2013-03-22 07:25
Graeme Smith (Gallo)

Durban - Graeme Smith suffered a recurring ankle injury during the fourth Momentum one-day international between South Africa and Pakistan on Thursday and is likely to miss the decider on Sunday.

“We've been trying to manage him but this impingement syndrome really slowed him down today and, as things stand, he is unlikely to play on Sunday.”

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Moosajee said it was the same injury which has resurfaced after he had surgery on it a year ago and ideally, he just needed to rest it and allow the ankle to recover.

Other players to be released for their franchise T20 Challenge matches were Aaron Phangiso and De Kock for the Lions, Colin Ingram for the Warriors, Kyle Abbott and David Miller to play for the Dolphins and Farhaan Behardien would join Morne Morkel at the Titans.

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