Kagiso Rabada Ruled Out Of The ODI Series Against England

Kagiso Rabada Ruled Out Of The ODI Series Against England

Jasprit Bumrah, Kasgiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada (Credits - Getty)

Speedster, Kagiso Rabada on Tuesday was ruled out of South Africa’s upcoming 3 match ODI series against England after suffering a hip injury in the T20I series.

According to a statement released by Cricket South Africa, Kagiso Rabada has suffered a right hip strain which would take about three weeks to heal. He played the first two T20Is against England, which South Africa lost.

Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada [Photo-Twitter]
Rabada’s injury could also be attributed to the mismanagement of his workload. Rabada is coming off a long IPL in the UAE, and was under quarantine before the T20Is against England. Rabada, who has a history of injuries could have been rested for the T20I as an important Test series against Sri Lanka is scheduled for next month.

The right-arm pacer bagged the purple cap in the IPL picking up 30 wickets as Delhi Capitals reached their maiden IPL final. Delhi lost the final to a formidable Mumbai Indians, however, Kagiso Rabada along with compatriot, Anirch Nortje was highly instrumental in Delhi’s success.

England whitewash South Africa in the T20I series

England cricket team (Image Credit: Twitter)

England whitewashed the hosts in the three-match T20I series. Eoin Morgan’s team has now not lost their last 8 T20I series- 7 wins and 1 draw. Dawid Malan – the number 1 ICC T20I batsman – won the Man of the Match award in the third T20I for his 99* also the Player of the Series for scoring 173 runs at a strike rate of 161.

England will take on Quinton de Kock’s side for a 3-match ODI series starting 4th December in Cape Town. Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, and Sam Curran are rested from the ODI series after participating in the IPL.

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