Steyn injured her ankle during a training session. Her replacement Kirsten has played nine ODIs in which she has taken nine wickets and scored 35 runs. In two T20Is, Kirsten has taken one wicket and scored five runs.
The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 consists of Geoff Allardice (ICC, chairman), Campbell Jamieson (ICC representative), Steve Elworthy (Tournament Director), Alan Fordham (host representative), Anjum Chopra and Alison Mitchell (both independent nominees).
South Africa next plays India in Leicester on 8 July.