Du Plessis called up as cover
South Africa have called Faf du Plessis into their squad as cover for the injured Albie Morkel.
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All-rounder Morkel, who was brought in to replace Marchant de Lange, is out for 10 days with ankle trouble.
And South Africa A captain du Plessis will now be available should the tourists suffer any further problems in the build-up to Thursday's second Test against England.
Morkel was highly unlikely to play at Headingley despite scoring a half-century in last week's warm-up at Worcestershire.
Meanwhile, Proteas captain Graeme Smith is back in the UK having returned from Cape Town via Amsterdam on Monday.
Smith flew home to attend the birth of his first child.