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Amla to miss warm-up game vs India 'A'; Albie yet to get visa

Last updated on: September 28, 2015 16:42 IST
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Hashim AmlaSouth Africa Test captain Hashim Amla will miss the opening T20 warm-up game against India 'A' at Palam, New Delhi, on Tuesday.

According to South Africa’s team management, Amla decided to join the team couple of days late due to personal commitments.

"Hashim will not be available for the practice game tomorrow. He will be joining the squad after the T20 game. He will join us here in Delhi and fly with the team to Dharamsala," team's media manager Lerato Malekutu informed on Monday.

"Amla will join us on Wednesday," said Coach Russell Domingo.

Asked about Albie Morkel's absence, the media manager replied: "Albie is yet to get visa for India as he was announced as last minute replacement for David Wiese."

The South African team had a two-and-half hour session at the Air force ground, with likes of Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy having a quality net session.

Also read:

- South Africa keen to start off well against India's T20 hopefuls in warm-up tie

- India's ODI and T20 squads for the South Africa series

Image: Hashim Amla

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