[caption id="attachment_842881" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-842881" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Rabada-South-Africa-team_CSA-Twitter-resized.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="389" /> Kagiso Rabada complained of back pain while playing for Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League and returned to South Africa for further assessment. @Twitter/Cricket South Africa[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>South Africa are hopeful that injured pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada will be fit in time for the World Cup as he was sidelined for another 2-3 weeks. <p></p> <p></p>Cricket South Africa's medical team said they had taken an 'extra cautious' approach with Rabada due to his history of back complaints and were confident he will play a role in the tournament. <p></p> <p></p>"The anticipated recovery period for Rabada's injury is two to three weeks and we are hopeful he'll make a full recovery to be part of the World Cup squad," team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee was quoted as saying by <em>www.cricket.com.au</em>. <p></p> <p></p>Rabada complained of back pain while playing for Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League. He returned home for further assessment. <p></p> <p></p>Besides Rabada, South Africa are also plagued with injuries to Dale Steyn (shoulder) and Lungi Ngidi (side). <p></p> <p></p>"The selectors have ensured they have enough options on the table but there are some players that have been earmarked as standby players," Moosajee added. <p></p> <p></p>According to the World Cup rules, 15-man World Cup squads must be finalised by May 23, while injured players can be replaced during the tournament. <p></p> <p></p>For the Proteas, paceman Anrich Nortje was ruled out of the tournament due to a hand injury last week and was replaced by all-rounder Chris Morris.