News: South Africa’s cricket batsman David Miller, has been ruled out of the rest of the five-match One-Day International series against Sri Lanka after he sustained a finger injury on his right-hand in the second game at Kingsmead, Durban. However, Cricket South Africa have decided not to call-up a replacement for Miller.
Miller got a cut in finger of his right hand during the second ODI in Durban when he could not quite get underneath a diving catch in the eighth over of the Sri Lanka innings. He did not field for the remainder of the match and will require stitches which means seven to 10 days of recovery time.
Miller, remains in limited-overs series against New Zealand, which starts with a T20I on February 17.
Miller made 117 off 98 balls at Kingsmead, adding 117 for the fifth wicket with Faf du Plessis, to help turn an uncertain South Africa innings into a total of 307 for 6 which set up a 121-run victory.
“David required sutures to a laceration sustained while fielding a ball during the match last night. He will need at least 7-10 days to recover and will miss the remaining three matches of the series. He remains available for selection for the upcoming tour of New Zealand,” team manager Mohammed Moosajee said.
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