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Bavuma ruled out of Pak vs SA T20Is, here is who will lead now

Bavuma ruled out of Pak vs SA T20Is, here is who will lead now
Bavuma ruled out of Pak vs SA T20Is, here is who will lead now

South Africa’s latest limited-over skipper, Temba Bavuma has been ruled out of the remaining Pak vs SA series as the homies Proteas are due to take on the visitors Pakistan in a three-match T20I series by 10th April.

Bavuma sustained a hamstring strain during the deciding ODI match that took place at Centurion on 7th April. The skipper was active on the field helping out his team to chase 321 in the race of the series triumph.

Bavuma’s loss is a massive hit to the Proteas as the batter has proved his worth with the bat often in mid-orders. South Africa are already playing without their top five key players who have flown away for the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Bavuma ruled out of Pak vs SA T20Is, here is who will lead now

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Bavuma’s injury image from 3rd ODI

Heinrich Klaasen, a terrific right-handed batsman of South Africa is all set to lead in place of injured Bavuma. Klaasen does not have a longer limited-over career as he joined the team back in 2018.

He has 509 ODI runs in 20 games at an average of 33.9 at an SR of 90.6. In T20Is, he has maintained an average of 23.1 with an SR of 150.0 with 300 runs coming off 16 matches.

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PAARL, SOUTH AFRICA – FEBRUARY 29: Heinrich Klaasen of South Africa celebrates scoring his maiden century during the 1st ODI match between South Africa and Australia at Eurolux Boland Park on February 29, 2020, in Paarl, South Africa. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images)

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