Robin Peterson cut his left index finger and had three stitches. He did not feature in South Africa's first Test win against the West Indies in Centurion.
South Africa have named three uncapped players for a three-match Test series against West Indies, starting December 17.
Live cricket score and ball-by-ball commentary from the 3rd T20 match between Australia and South Africa at the Stadium Australia, Sydney on Sunday.
Jacques Kallis scored 115 in his farewell Test at Durban to give South Africa a handy lead and a chance to win the two-Test series vs India.
Robin Peterson hit 61 valuable runs as South Africa were bowled out for 500 to lead India by 166 runs on Day 4 in Durban.
Peterson, while batting, was pushed by Akmal while trying to pick up a bail. Peterson reacted by pushing back the Pakistani wicketkeeper.
Opener Dilshan, who hit an unbeaten 115 in the fourth game in Pallekele on Sunday, plundered 13 boundaries before he was bowled for 99 by McLaren in the 39th over. Ajantha Mendis claimed three for 36.
With the second ball declared a wide, the 35 runs taken in the over fell just one run short of the world record of six sixes hit by South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs off Dutch bowler D. van Bunge during the 2007 World Cup.
Amla's feats included the South African Test record score of 311 not out against England at The Oval last year. The memorable innings earned him nomination for the 'KFC So Good' award.
Steyn felt discomfort in the Proteas' warm-up match against Pakistan and bowled only five overs.
Pakistan were 100 for 3 at stumps on Day 3, a lead of 112 runs, after South Africa were bowled out for 326 in their first innings.
South Africa were on track for their second successive big win over New Zealand when they claimed four second innings wickets on the third afternoon of the second and final Test at St George's Park on Sunday.
A great start for Faf du Plessis, the new South Africa T20 skipper.
South Africa also became the first team to win back-to-back series in Australia since the terrifying West Indies side in 1988-89 and 1992-93. The South Africans achieved it with sporting good grace after forming a highly unusual honour guard for Ricky Ponting, 37, Test cricket's second highest run-scorer, as he emerged for his final innings.
Their campaign is back on track after the morale-boosting win over Pakistan but India can hardly afford to relax as they take on an erratic but still quite intimidating South Africa in their final Super Eight match on Tuesday for a place in the semifinals of the ICC World Twenty20 here.
Jacques Kallis guided South Africa to a seven-wicket win over defending ICC World Twenty20 champions England in the first Twenty20 International at Chester-le-Street on Saturday (September 8).
Unheralded South African Robin Peterson became an overnight sensation in the Indian Premier League after leading Mumbai Indians to victory with a stunning batting display.