Dale Steyn could have been a match-winner for South Africa at the Cricket World Cup, but instead he is flying home.
South Africa have endured a nightmare Cricket World Cup so far and India could send them a step closer to elimination in Southampton.
Dale Steyn's Cricket World Cup is over before it started, with Beuran Hendricks replacing the injured quick.
South Africa's misfortune with injuries continues as Lungi Ngidi looks likely to miss their next Cricket World Cup match against India.
Jofra Archer and Liam Plunkett were selected for England's Cricket World Cup opener against South Africa, who inserted the hosts.
England captain Eoin Morgan says South Africa still pose a major threat despite being without Dale Steyn in the Cricket World Cup opener.
South Africa will be without Dale Steyn when their Cricket World Cup campaign gets under way against England this week.
Kagiso Rabada is expected to be fully fit in two to three weeks, so should be available for the Cricket World Cup opener on May 30.
With the Cricket World Cup on the horizon, South Africa have concerns over the fitness of Dale Steyn.
Sri Lanka lost their hold on the second Twenty20 international late in South Africa's innings and never looked like recovering.