Elgar replaces Rilee Rossouw Due to Shoulder injury- Shoulder injury has obligated Rilee Rossouw to sit outside the team till the recuperation of his wound. Dean Elgar has been called up for the replacement in next matches in Tri – Nation one day series going on in West Indies. The left handed batsman got traumatized in the match played against Australia which they won by 47 runs.
While fielding a ball approaching boundary, Rilee Rossouw, fell on his shoulder and got injured. When taken to nearby hospital, the doctor declared that AC joint of his right hand shoulder has been dislocated and he can’t play for few months. Recovery will take much time and till then, he has to take rest.
Dean Elgar has arrived in the South African team who will replace the maimed batsman. The affliction of his country-mate has offered him an opportunity of playing rest all cricket fights in the Tri – Nation series in WI. 28 year old Dean has been the part of South African cricket team since little time.
He has last played an ODI for South Africa against India in Mumbai in October and has played six ODIs previously for South Africa. Golden chance of fostering his cricketing skills in international competition he has got not will be tried hard to properly utilize by him.