Temba Bavuma Doubtful For First Test Against Australia As Elbow Injury Resurfaces

South African Cricket Team is all set to lock horns against Australia for a 3-Test Match Series starting from 17th December. This series is quite vital for both teams as it is assumed that this series would decide the finalists of the World Test Championship (WTC 2021-23).

Australia currently is at the top of the WTC table with a percentile of 72.73 whereas South Africa is placed in 2nd position with a percentile of 60. This Test Series is considered to be a fascinating one as the two sides are playing Test Cricket after the infamous 2018 Series in South Africa.

IPL 2023 | India tour of Bangladesh 2022 | Dream11 Prediction | Fantasy Cricket Tips | Cricket Match Prediction Today | Cricket News | Cricket Live Score

David Warner and Steve Smith
David Warner and Steve Smith (Image Credit: Twitter)

Dean Elgar on Temba Bavuma

Temba Bavuma injured his elbow during a practice match and there are chances that he may have worsened the injury. Skipper Dean Elgar was having an interaction with the reporters and was asked about Temba Bavuma’s injury. “He needs time in the middle, he hasn’t had that of late. We need to give him the best opportunity to get time in the middle and make himself available for that first Test,” said Dean Elgar.

IPL 2023 Auction | IND vs BAN 2022 | India vs Bangladesh 2022 India National Cricket Team | IND vs SL 2023 | India vs Sri Lanka 2023 | IND vs NZ 2023 India vs New Zealand 2023

Dean Elgar
Dean Elgar. (Image: Twitter)

“We need him fit, he’s been one of our solid batters of late and having him in that middle order is vital for us, so hopefully he bounces back from his little interruption,” he added.

Stern Task for South Africa

The Proteas don’t have a powerful batting line up and a lot of team members are going to play a Test Match in Australia for the first time. The Skipper Dean Elgar will have to bat responsibly as he knows how to play a long and effective inning for the team.

Anrich Nortje Dean Elgar
Anrich Nortje and Dean Elgar. Image: Twitter

Australia would be wary of South Africa’s lethal pace attack where they can rattle the opposition. All eyes would be on the duo Warner & Smith as a lot will depend on them. Australian batters can expect chin music as Proteas may play with 4 pacers given the conditions.

Also Read: South Africa All-Rounder Mignon du Preez Announces Retirement From International Cricket

#Temba #Bavuma #Doubtful #Test #Australia #Elbow #Injury #Resurfaces


Related Posts

Virat Kohli Does Not Do Two Things- Sanjay Bangar Opens Fire Against His Own RCB Players Ahead Of Border-Gavaskar Trophy

The World Cricket is going to witness a cracker of the Test Series between India and Australia commencing on 9th February. The former skipper Virat Kohli would…

IND vs AUS, Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023: Fixtures, Squads, When and where to watch in US, UK & other countries

Team India are all set to host Australia in the upcoming home Test series. Both teams will play four Test matches in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, with the…

WELL vs AUK Match Prediction Who Will Win Today Super Smash 2022-23 Match 29

Wellington Firebirds will take on Auckland Aces at Basin Reserve, Wellington in the Match 29 of Super Smash 2022-23 on Sunday, 5 February 2023. Keep reading to…

IND vs AUS: “No Need For Freebies To These Australians”

The appointment of Mahesh Pithiya by Cricket Australia to assist them in containing Ravichandran Ashwin in the forthcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy series has drawn criticism from former Indian…

ILT20, 2023 Match 29 Dubai Capitals vs MI Emirates Dream11

Dubai Capitals will take on MI Emirates in Match 29 of the International League T20 2023 on Sunday, 5 February 2023, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai….

IND vs AUS: “I Hope They Don’t Feel The Pinch Of His Absence”

Former Indian cricketer and selector Saba Karim believes Australia might take advantage of India’s inexperienced wicketkeeping options during the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which starts on February 9. For…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *