JOHANNESBURG - South Africa captain, Faf du Plessis, will miss the remainder of the One-Day International (ODI) series and upcoming T20 International series against India due to a finger injury.
NEWS ALERT: SA Skipper Faf du Plessis has been ruled out of ODI & T20I series against India with a finger injury. CSA added Farhan Behardien and Heinrich Klaseen to the squad. #SAvInd— CricTracker (@Cricketracker) February 2, 2018
Du Plessis will undergo a period of rest and rehabilitation with the aim of being fit for the first Sunfoil Test match against Australia starting in Durban on March 1.
Just in: SA captain Faf du Plessis confirms he isn't going to feature in the rest of the ODI series due to a fractured finger. #SAvsIND— The Field (@thefield_in) February 2, 2018
The selectors have included Farhaan Behardien as Du Plessis’ replacement, with Titans wicket-keeper batsman, Heinrich Klaasen, earning his maiden ODI call-up as a reserve wicket-keeper in the squad.
The captain for the remainder of the ODI series will be announced on Saturday.