Why has Steyn’s comeback been delayed?

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Dale Steyn won’t be considered for selection for the third Test against Australia

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South Africa pace bowler Dale Steyn won’t return for the third Test against Australia, but there is a chance he will be fit enough to feature in the fourth Test, which will take place in Johannesburg on March 30.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: I might not be fully fit by the start of the Ashes, admits Graeme Swann

Swann knows his elbow issues will continue troubling him in the future

In a move that could prove to be a mighty blow for England, off-spinner Graeme Swann has admitted that he may not be fully fit in time for the start of the Ashes series in July after having surgery on his troublesome elbow.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: It’s too early to start over-hyping Joe Root’s success, says Andy Flower

Root became an overnight hero after his stellar innings against India

England Test coach Andy Flower has warned the cricketing community not to over-hype the early success of Joe Root after there were increasing calls for the 22-year-old to start opening alongside captain Alastair Cook in Test matches and also mounting speculation over which member of the batting line-up he will replace for the upcoming Champions Trophy in June.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: My heel injury is going to be a long-term problem, admits Stuart Broad

Broad knows his troubles are far from over

While England may be thanking their lucky stars to have pace bowler Stuart Broad back in the squad, the seamer himself is a lot more pessimistic as he knows the recent heel injury he picked up in India is going to be a long-term problem that the medical staff will have to continuously keep a close eye on.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Stuart Broad’s injury is a massive concern of ours, says national selector Geoff Miller

Miller hinted that Broad might be permanently sidelined if his heel injury gets any worse

England national selector Geoff Miller has admitted that pace bowler Stuart Broad’s heel injury is a major concern to him and the rest of the team management since there may come a time in the near future when he will not be able to play in all three formats.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Stuart Broad’s fitness is a major concern for us, admits David Saker

Saker believes Broad finds it difficult bowling in different conditions

England bowling coach David Saker has admitted that pace bowler Stuart Broad’s fitness will be a major concern for the entire national team since he has the ability to be a game-changer.

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