India pacer Jasprit Bumrah sprained his ankle during South Africa’s innings in the ongoing first Test at Centurion’s SuperSport Park on Tuesday. Bumrah was briefly attended by the team physio on the field as he lay down on the ground and won with pain before walking.
The incident took place when Bumrah bowled the last delivery of the 11th over, which was his sixth, and after taking a few steps forward, he fell on the pitch with the team physio and was soon interrupted. In encouraging signs, he was able to walk himself off the field and was seen in tightrope and didn’t seem to be in much trouble.
The 28-year-old had given India a perfect start before the lunch break, when he produced a peach to induce an edge off South Africa captain Dean Elgar’s bat and caught-back him for 1 already. . Above.
This was after India fell into the morning session of the third day as they lost seven wickets in addition to 55 runs to be bowled out for 327 in their first innings. Kagiso Rabada triggered the slide when he saw KL Rahul going for the hook but was caught for 123 while managing only a top-edge.
Ajinkya Rahane also feels too soon, dismissing a player from Lungi Ngidi by catch-back for 48. Ngidi went on to pick up a five-for and eventually finished with a six-fer – the second time he has done so in his career. , both times against India in Centurion.
Rabada took three while debutant Marco Jensen took one wicket.
The first Test of the three-match series between the two teams started on Sunday but the second day was washed away due to incessant rain.