South Africa suffered a World Cup injury scare on Wednesday when in-form leg-spinner Imran Tahir fractured his left thumb.

“Imran injured himself during the game against England while taking a return catch of Jonathan Trott," said Proteas manager Mohammed Moosajee.

“The X-Ray revealed a small undisplaced fracture in his left thumb.

“His thumb has been splintered and immobilised.” — AFP

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