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Feb 14, 2011 at 11:13pm IST

WC: Tsotsobe recovers from knee strain

Bangalore: South Africa seam bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been cleared to play against Australia in his side's final warm-up game ahead of the World Cup after recovering from a right knee strain.

South Africa said on Monday that Tsotsobe had passed a fitness test ahead of Tuesday's match with the defending world champions.

The Proteas said left-armer Tsotsobe was able to bowl and field without any restrictions after straining his knee in Saturday's eight-wicket win over Zimbabwe in Chennai and has been given "the full go ahead to resume with his World Cup preparations."

WC: Tsotsobe recovers from knee strain

South Africa's Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been cleared to play in the warm up game against Australia.

Tsotsobe recently moved up to a career-high 10th in the ODI bowling rankings and will be an important backup bowler to pace duo Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel for South Africa at the tournament.

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