Hyderabad: Cape Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after all-rounder JP Duminy has been ruled out of Oppo Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury and has been replaced by Sybrand Engelbrecht.
"The CLT20 has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the Oppo CLT20 has approved Sybrand Engelbrecht as a replacement player for JP Duminy in the Cape Cobras squad for the tournament," a media advisory from the orgainsers said.
Duminy, who has been a regular feature in the IPL, sustained the injury duing South Afica's tri-series tournament in Zimbabwe, the advisory said.
"JP Duminy was replaced due to an injury he sustained during South Africa's tri-series tournament in Zimbabwe, after which recent medical tests were done and reports were received," it said.
"The replacement of a player requires the approval of the Event Technical Committee before the replacement player can be officially added to the squad," the advisory added.