Cape Town [South Africa], December 30 (ANI): South African all-rounder, Chris Morris, has been added to the South African team squad for the first Test match against India. Also Read - Gautam Gambhir Explains Why he Wasn't Expecting Chris Morris to Break IPL Auction Record
According to Sport24, Morris recovered from a groin injury and has replaced fast bowler, Duanne Olivier, in the 15-man squad. Morris did not play in the inaugural four-day Test match against Zimbabwe on December 26. Also Read - IPL 2021 Auction: Chris Morris, Kyle Jamieson Hit the Pay Dirt; Franchises Love-Affair With Glenn Maxwell Continues
The squad has been named only for the first Test as of now. The Proteas will begin their preparations on January 2, ahead of the first Test of the three-match series against the No.1 Test team. Also Read - IPL Auction: Five Most Expensive Players Bought
However, there is still no specialist wicket-keeper cover for Quinton de Kock, who picked up a hamstring strain in the Boxing Day Test against Zimbabwe. He is expected to recover in time for the first Test, but if he does not then the selectors will again turn back to AB de Villiers, who also kept wickets in the just-concluded Boxing Day Test.
South Africa will square-off with India in the first Test match at the Newlands in Cape Town on January 5. (ANI)
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