Duminy out of Windies game with hamstring strain


South Africa allrounder JP Duminy has been ruled out of the upcoming World Twenty20 match against the West Indies in Nagpur on Friday due to a hamstring injury.

While the Proteas are still favourites in the latest cricket betting odds, the Windies now stand a much better chance of forcing a result.

Duminy injured his left hamstring while fielding against Afghanistan on Sunday, with subsequent scans on Monday confirming the extent of the injury.

Proteas team manager, Dr Mohammed Moosajee explained: "The scans which were done yesterday confirmed our clinical suspicion of a hamstring strain which means that he will be ruled out of Friday’s game against the West Indies in Nagpur.

"The plan is to try and get him ready for our last round-robin match against Sri Lanka in Delhi on Sunday.

"Our physiotherapist, Brandon Jackson, has already started with treatment and rehab and for now we will have to wait and see how he responds to the plan."

Duminy has been in decent touch with the bat in the Proteas' two games in the tournament, hitting an unbeaten 54 in the defeat against England and 29 not out in the victory over the Afghans.

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