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AB de Villiers pulls out of SA domestic meet due to back injury

Star Batsman AB De Villiers Injury Was Confirmed By Cricket South Africa. His Recent Injury Will Also Be A Cause Of Worry For His IPL Franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore.

PTI | Updated on: 01 Apr 2017, 12:44:15 PM
AB de Villiers (File photo)


AB de Villiers, star batsman of South African team and Royal Challengers Bangalore pulled out of the final of the Momentum One Day Cup -- domestic 50-overs meet due to back pain.  

Cricket South Africa's official website confirmed that de Villiers was injured. "About to get underway in Centurion. The big team news from either team is that AB de Villiers misses out due to a back injury," cricet South Africa's official twitter handle @Official CSA tweeted.     

The extent of De Villiers' injury has not been confirmed by either the player or the cricket board. It may well be the case that De Villiers is preserving himself for the million dollar league and didn't risk himself by appearing for the Titans in the final against Warriors played at the Super Sport Park in Centurion. 

Also Read: IPL 2017: A B de Villiers to captain RCB in Virat Kohli's absence, injured KL Rahul likely to miss tourney

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First Published : 01 Apr 2017, 12:16:00 PM