Proteas opener Dean Elgar has been sent for x-rays after taking a blow to the arm from Pakistan’s Shaheen Shah Afridi.

Proteas opener Dean Elgar has been sent for x-rays after taking a blow to the arm from Pakistan’s Shaheen Shah Afridi in the first Test against Pakistan in Karachi on Thursday.
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Elgar was eventually out for 29 in South Africa’s second innings to leg-spinner Yasir Shah, but in the over before that he was receiving medical attention on the field having having been hit on the left arm by the tall Pakistan left-arm speedster.
A Cricket South Africa spokesperson confirmed after Elgar’s dismissal that the severity of the injury was being examined. 
“Dean Elgar has gone for x-rays on his hand,” the spokesperson confirmed.
“The bubble is not broken or compromised as the medical team is following the pre-arranged and agreed protocols for such an instance. An update will be issued when when possible.”