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Leading from behind: Fans slam injured Temba Bavuma as Marco Jansen misses out on maiden century

Leading from behind: Fans slam injured Temba Bavuma as Marco Jansen misses out on maiden century

Temba Bavuma injured himself while fielding during the Indian first innings in the IND vs SA 1st Test.

Fans on the social media were left fuming after skipper Temba Bavuma did not come out to bat as Marco Jansen was left stranded on 84 runs on the other end. Jansen could have reached his maiden international century, but Temba Bavuma who was injured during the Indian innings decided not to come out to bat as the South African first innings ended on 408/9.

Speaking more about South Africa’s innings, opener Dean Elgar was the star of the show with a glorious 185 off 287 deliveries. Debutant David Bedingham (56) also scored a brisk half century with Marco Jansen getting stranded on 84 in 147 deliveries.

Jasprit Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers with 4/69. Mohammed Siraj picked up 2 wickets for 91 with R Ashwin (1/41), Prasidh Krishna (1/93) and Shardul Thakur (1/101) also getting their name in the wickets column.

Meanwhile, South Africa managed to get an early wicket in the second innings. Express pacer Kagiso Rabada continued his good run with the ball as he got the wicket of skipper Rohit Sharma for duck. At present, Shubman Gill and Yashasvi Jaiswal are at the crease for the visitors.

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