Vernon Philander out of hospital, available to bat in third test
South African all-rounder Vernon Philander has been discharged from the hospital and will now bat in the third Test between England and South Africa at The Oval.cricket Updated: Jul 29, 2017 15:54 IST
All-rounder Vernon Philander was discharged from the hospital on Saturday morning will bat on day three of the third test against England at the Oval, Cricket South Africa said.
The 32-year-old came down with a viral infection ahead of the match and left the field during Friday’s play as the stomach ailment got worse.
The Proteas head into the third day in a heap of trouble at 126 for eight, still 28 runs away from avoiding the follow-on.