Dale Steyn doubtful for second Test against England

Durban: South Africa paceman Dale Steyn will not bowl again in the first Test against England due to a shoulder injury.

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Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn

Steyn left the pitch mid-over twice on day three due to a spasm in his right shoulder, though scans showed no sign of a muscle tear.

He underwent a morning fitness test at Kingsmead in an attempt to help the Proteas claw their way back into a game that was rapidly slipping away, but again felt discomfort and did not take to the field.

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But with just two days between the fifth day in Durban and the start of the Cape Town Test on January 2, Steyn is also a major doubt for that game.

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