Gulf Today (UAE) – Cape Town: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis revealed on Friday that he is likely to be out of action for an extended period after suffering his third injury blow in less than a year.

Summary

  • Cape Town: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis revealed on Friday that he is likely to be out of action for an extended period after suffering his third injury blow in less than a year.
  • Du Plessis returned early from the tour of Sri Lanka after injuring his right shoulder while diving in the field.
  • He said on arrival in Cape Town that although he would not need surgery, he would probably miss the one-day series against Zimbabwe starting on September 30 because of a long-term goal of being ready for an extended campaign which will culminate in the World Cup in England in May and June next year.
  • It’s important to make sure the shoulder gets very, very strong with all the Cricket that’s coming up.
  • Du Plessis had surgery on the same shoulder late last year.

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