Vernon Philander injures ankle during training

Philander headed off the field in Bangalore with the second Test match just days away.

Vernon Philander injured himself in training, rolling over his left ankle. Picture: CSA official Facebook page.

JOHANNESBURG - Vernon Philander injured himself in training by rolling over his left ankle.

He head to be helped off the field in Bangalore with the second Test match just days away.

He has been sent to hospital to undergo scans to determine the extent of the damage.

The all-rounder could miss Saturday's Test which sees the Proteas go into the game 1-0 down in the series after losing by 108 runs in Mohali.