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South Africa A v New Zealanders, Potchefstroom

Injured Morkel to miss tour match

Cricinfo staff

October 31, 2007

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South African allrounder Albie Morkel has been withdrawn from the South Africa A squad for the tour match against the New Zealanders in Potchefstroom after sustaining a minor injury during the tour of Pakistan.

Morkel has been replaced by Cape Cobras allrounder Rory Kleinveldt. The selection committee made another change, drafting in allrounder Blake Snijman for fellow Highveld Lions team-mate Werner Coetsee.

"Werner hasn't played any first-class cricket for four weeks and in the circumstances he has been granted permission to play in the amateur competition for North West this weekend," said Joubert Strydom, the chief selector.

The four-day match begins on November 1 at Sedgars Park.

South Africa A (revised): Boeta Dippenaar (capt), Morne van Wyk (wk), Alviro Petersen, Neil McKenzie, Jean-Paul Duminy, Gulam Bodi, Rory Kleinveldt, Thandi Tshabalala, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Friedel de Wet, Charl Langeveldt. 12th man: Blake Snijman

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