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Imran Tahir replaces Robin Peterson for the Test series against West Indies © Getty Images

Dec 23, 2014

Leg spinner Imran Tahir has been named in the squad against West Indies as a replacement for Robin Peterson, who injured his index finger during practice. Peterson will take atleast two weeks to recover. Tahir was dropped for the series but he looks set to play the second Test ahead of off-spinner Dane Pidet. South Africa have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series after the hosts won the first Test by an innings and 220 runs.

Tahir has picked up 40 wickets in his 15  Test matches for with the best figures of five for 32.