Thursday, November 20, 2008

Harris injury blow for South Africa

South African left-arm spinner Paul Harris suffered a fracture to the base of his left thumb before play started in the first Test against Bangladesh, it was revealed Thursday.

It was announced that Harris would not bat but that he would be able to bowl.

The injury happened during the warm-up before play Wednesday. Because it happened after the toss Harris could not be replaced.

Media officer Michael Owen-Smith said further details would be released when a full medical report was available.

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