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Major blow for Proteas with Van der Dussen ruled out of final ODI

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Rassie van der Dussen (Gallo)
Rassie van der Dussen (Gallo)

Proteas star batsman Rassie van der Dussen has been ruled out of Wednesday's deciding ODI against Pakistan at SuperSport Park with injury.

The 32-year-old, who carded scores of 123* and 60 in the first two ODIs, has suffered a grade one left quadriceps muscle strain.

The Proteas medical team will evaluate and assess his progress as the T20 series approaches and make a final call on his participation in due course.

The third and final ODI begins at 10:00 on Wednesday.

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