Proteas batsman AB de Villiers has been ruled out of the first three Momentum One Day Internationals (ODI) against India due to a finger injury.
The batsman sustained the injury on his right index finger during the third Sunfoil test match against India. The CSA medical team said it would require up to two weeks to make a full recovery on his finger. The team is hopeful De Villiers will recover in time for the fourth ‘Pink’ ODI at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on Saturday, 10 February .
Captain Faf du Plessis has confirmed that Test opener Aiden will replace de Villiers in the coloured clothing line-up.
The first ODI at Kingsmead starts at 13:30 on Thursday afternoon. series takes place at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead. Tickets for the match are sold out.