South Africa captain Temba Bavuma on Thursday mentioned that his injured hand is exhibiting enchancment and he’s hopeful of passing a health take a look at to play within the T20 World Cup warm-up match in opposition to Afghanistan on Monday.
Bavuma, who’s recovering from a damaged thumb sustained in Sri Lanka final month, can have his first “dwell web” on Friday.
“My hand is unquestionably enhancing by the day. It is getting stronger and much more snug. Tomorrow would be the first time I’m having a dwell web, going through bowlers,” Bavuma was quoted as saying by ESPNCricinfo.
“I’m wanting ahead to that and that may give me a greater indication of how far I’ve progressed. In the meanwhile, every thing remains to be on monitor. I’m seeking to play within the warm-up video games. I’m feeling good.”
He’s hoping to open the batting together with Quinton de Kock within the T20 World Cup starting on Sunday in Oman and the UAE.
“My function is sort of apparent and clear. I’m somebody to come back in on the high, and if there is a chance to come back in at No. 3, I’ll fill in that spot,” mentioned the 31-year-old batter.