Vernon Philander suffers an ankle twist, doubtful for Bangalore Test 

South Africa pacer Vernon Philander has suffered an ankle twist during a warm up football game that has put his appearance in the second Test at Bangalore in doubt. Philander was seen hobbling in visible distress and had to hold on to the shoulders of two members of the support staff. The support staff had to carry him back all the way to the dressing room.

Philander has picked up the injury after stepping on Dean Elgar’s foot. “It was a very freakish accident,” AB de Villiers said. “He [Philander] is very unlucky. It might be nothing, it might be bad.”

Dale Steyn has already been ruled out of the second Test due to a groin strain, Philander’s injury will leave South Africa with just two frontline pacers in their attack – Kagiso Rabada and Morne Morkel, who just recovered from to quad strain.  

Philander bowled 27 overs and picked up three wickets in the Mohali Test, which South Africa lost three days. 

Watch the video

  • SHARE

    Sports Crazy man, Live in cricket, Love writing, Studied English journalism in Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Chose sports as the subject for study, Born 24 years ago during the 1992 Cricket world cup. When he is not writing love to watch movies and reading books and novels.

    Related Posts

    Hashim Amla and Quinton De Kock

    2017 Records: Top Five Highest Team Totals in ODI’s

    Cricket has gained unparalleled popularity in the 21st century, especially the shorter format of the game which has reached heights and has been able...
    Team India 2017 records highest team totals Test Cricket

    2017 Records: Top Five Highest Team Totals in Tests

    The year 2017 saw 43 Tests matches in all being played, and only six out of them finding no result. Most of the matches...
    Sportzwiki, Daily Round up, Ashes 2017-18, Perth, Steven Smith

    Here’s the Daily Sports Round Up From Around the Globe for 15th December, 2017

    Here is the daily sports round-up for December 2017. The brief news threads in the news wrap include the Ashes 2017-18 report followed by the...

    WWE News: Nia Jax Shared a Hilarious Story About Alexa Bliss

    In case you don’t know, two of the real-life best friends in the Raw locker room is Nia Jax and Alexa Bliss. They even...

    WWE News: Triple H Hinted to Lock Horns With The Rock

    Triple H was in India, recently to promote the upcoming live event in December. He was part of numerous media events for the marketing campaigns...