SA’s Parnell setback



October 6, 2016
SA’s Parnell setback

OUT: Wayne Parnell

Injury benches Cobra star for rest of Aus ODI series.

Proteas allrounder Wayne Parnell has been ruled out of the rest of the ODI series against

The left-armer paceman suffered another injury setback when bruising around the ribs hampered his bowling.

Ahead of yesterday’s third ODI in Durban, team doctor Mohammed Moosajee explained: “Wayne had a high-impact landing while fielding during the second ODI, with subsequent scans confirming a rib injury.

“He will require two to three weeks of rest before he can resume bowling, which makes him unavailable for the remainder of this series.”

Parnell took 3/40 in the 142-run victory at the Wanderers to help the Proteas to a 2-0 lead in the five-match series, and also 1/56 and 2/36 in his previous two ODIs.

The Cape Cobras star has only just been re-establishing himself in the side after a slump in form and consistency.

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