Champions Trophy 2013: Morne Morkel exit a big blow, says AB de Villiers

Chris Morris will replace Morne Morkel, who is ruled out of the tournament with a thigh strain.

updated: June 07, 2013 19:21 IST
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South Africa were dealt a body blow on Friday with the news that their premier fast bowler Morne Morkel has been ruled out of the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy with a thigh strain.

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Fast bowling allrounder Chris Morris has been confirmed as Morkel's replacement in the South Africa squad, an ICC media release said on Friday. (Read: Unforced errors and miscommunication ruined us, admits South Africa captain AB De Villiers)

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