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5 Sep 2014
1:34 pm

Morne Morkel and JP Duminy doubtful

Proteas cricketers Morne Morkel and JP Duminy are in doubt for the One-Day International (ODI) Triangular Series final to be played against Australia at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday.

FILE PICTURE: JP Duminy runs a singleduring day 2 of the 2nd Test match between South Africa and Australia at St Georges on February 21, 2014 in Port Elizabeth. Picture: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images.

The pair have been struggling with chronic injuries which flared up during the current series, and will undergo late fitness tests on Saturday morning to determine their availability for the match.

Team manager and doctor Mohammed Moosajee said MRI Scans were done on Morkel’s right shoulder and Duminy’s left knee earlier this week.

“Morne’s scan confirmed an aggravation of a pre-existing rotator cuff tear which has worsened due to a high workload in Zimbabwe, while JP’s scan confirmed a patella tendinopathy diagnosis,” he said.

“They will continue to receive intensive treatment and rehabilitation overnight to give them the best chance of playing.”