anxiously waiting for South Africa to update on the injured right shoulder Dale Steyn continues, but the fast bowler saw a specialist in Cape Town with an early return to the IPL. Within two weeks, against the will meet in the camp for the World Cup, and the selectors have until May 23 to name a potential replacement – if Stein is not fully suited to the time.
"Today, we know that Dale Steyn saw a shoulder specialist, as he returned from India," said national selection convened Linda Zondi ESPNcricinfo. "But at the moment we're just waiting for our medical team to keep us up to date in terms of its development. He still has to meet the team in the camp on the 12th, and in the selection panel, we will be guided by the medical team, and then we'll take it from there. "
Zondi said coach Ottis Gibson will be part of the decision-making process as well. «Ottis also from the point of view of a specialist bowling, so it is definitely Dale need to run on the network, to see how he does with his shoulder, and how far it may have to go. We still have plenty of time until 23 May to decide whether we change the team or not. But now, where we are. "
Stein, 35, played two matches on the Royal Challengers Bangalore in front of his right shoulder – which had previously been severely wounded – erupted. He has been named to the national team World Cup in South Africa, and was expected to lead the attack alongside Kazhiso rabad and Lunga Ngidi with Anrich Nortje as a backup.
«Ottis defined take Dale to run on the network, to see how he does with his shoulder, and how far it may have to go"
SA selection convened Linda Zondi
Nortje is himself recovering from injury, and said ESPNcricinfo, he bowled six overs in the match against the touring team Afghanistan Academy last week, and that he was "still busy rehabilitation and construction, and closer to the bowling fitness. Actually happy with the way things went but still a bit of work to do. "
Ngidi, who was recovering from a muscle strain II degree in his direction, and got some overs in his legs against a touring side in Afghanistan. JP Duminy recovery from shoulder surgery proceeds, and it returned to competitive action from Cape cobra tail section CSA T20 Challenge. Definitive news on Steyn, however, still with & # 39 will appear, and in the meantime CSA have potential replacements in standby mode – although they do not want to say exactly who just yet.