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Injured South Africa paceman Steyn ruled out of series

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Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray
Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray

PERTH (Reuters) - South Africa paceman Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the test series against Australia with a shoulder injury.

Steyn left the field before lunch on day two of the first test in Perth and scans revealed he had suffered a stress fracture, Cricket South Africa said in a statement on Friday.

(Reporting by Ian Ransom in Melbourne; Editing by John O'Brien)


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