South Africa Suffer Quinton De Kock Injury Blow Before 3rd ODI vs England

Quinton de Kock, the South African wicketkeeper, has been ruled out of the third One-Day International (ODI) against England, according to Cricket South Africa (CSA). While maintaining wicket during the second ODI at Bloemfontein, De Kock injured his right thumb.

Despite the fact that the injury was not significant, the medical staff urged de Kock to refrain from fielding or keeping wicket in order to prevent exacerbating the ailment.

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Quinton de Kock Rested As A Precaution

It was decided to rest de Kock as a precaution, and it is yet unknown who would take his position for the third match. De Kock is regarded as one of the squad’s main players, and his absence will undoubtedly affect how well the South African cricket team performs.

The 30-year-old De Kock has made a name for himself as one of the top wicketkeepers in international cricket. He is renowned for his forceful batting style and lightning-fast reflexes at the stumps. His recent performance has been outstanding, as seen by his two half-centuries in the first two ODIs against England.

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South Africa will be quite concerned about this injury, especially with the ICC World Cup 2023 just around the corner. De Kock’s rapid recovery and availability for the future matches will be hoped for by the South African side.

South Africa Squad: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock, Heinrich Klaasen, Rassie van der Dussen, Keshav Maharaj, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Sisanda Magala, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi.

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England Squad: Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Dawid Malan. Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Olly Stone, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes.

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