Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the Indian Premier League due to shoulder inflammation. The veteran pace bowler South Africa is set to South Africa after he suffered discomfort in his right shoulder. It has certainly a huge setback for Royal Challengers Bangalore, who signed Steyn to bolster their bowling resources for the remaining games of the competition.
Steyn remained unsold in the Indian Premier League auction event held in Jaipur last year. He came in as a replacement for Nathan Coulter-Nile, who was sidelined due to injury. South Africa will be hoping that the injury is not something serious as Steyn has been included in South Africa’s 15-member squad for the upcoming Cricket World Cup.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) said that the medical staff will do everything necessary to make sure he is fit and ready for the World Cup. The pace bowler will also consult a shoulder specialist in order to assess his conditions and help him regain full fitness ahead of Cricket World Cup.
Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered a setback of sorts as Dale Steyn has been ruled out of Indian Premier League after experiencing a shoulder discomfort in his second game.
Dale Steyn suffered discomfort in his right shoulder during a game played in the Indian Premier League. He went through the further assessment and there was inflammation on his right shoulder was revealed. South Africa Team manager, Dr. Mohammed Moosajee said that Steyn will consult a doctor and the medical staff will chalk out a rehabilitation plan in a bid to get him fit for the Cricket World Cup.
The side led by Faf du Plessis will depart for the United Kingdom on 19th May. South Africa will be hoping that Steyn can get back to full fitness and become available for the warm-up games ahead of the Cricket World Cup.
Kagiso Rabada also has been gone back to South Africa after a back problem. South Africa will be hoping that their key players remain injury free for the upcoming Cricket World Cup.