Champions Trophy: Chris Morris to replace injured Morne Morkel in South Africa squad

South Africa are already struggling with fitness of their pace spearhead Dale Steyn, who missed the game against India due to a side strain.

updated: June 07, 2013 20:55 IST
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London: Talented paceman Chris Morris was named as injured Morne Morkel's replacement in the South Africa squad for the ongoing Champions Trophy.

"The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 has approved Chris Morris as a replacement player for Morne Morkel in the South Africa squad for the tournament," the official press release stated.

Morkel suffered an injury to his left quad during South Africa's opening match of the tournament against India in Cardiff yesterday.

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