South Africa limited-overs skipper Temba Bavuma has revealed that he is confident of recovering from his injury ahead of the first game against Australia in the T20 Worldcup 2021. Bavuma hasn’t played a game since the injury he picked against Sri Lanka in September, and he will be eager to get back on the field.
Bavuma is expected to miss the first two warm-up games against Afghanistan and Pakistan to make himself available for the first game against Australia. However, Keshav Maharaj will be the stand-in captain if Bavuma doesn’t make it to the playing XI for the T20 Worldcup, and the Proteas do have some stars in their lineup.
“Everything Is On Track” – Temba Bavuma
Temba Bavuma mentioned that he had a good batting session, and his improvements have been visible every day. However, he added that he is tracking the status of the injury day by day and added that he wanted to make peace.
“I had a good batting session today. My hand is definitely improving by the day. It’s getting stronger, and I’m getting a lot more comfortable with it.”
“Everything is on track,” “It will give me a better indication of how far I’ve progressed. What I’m trying to get out of it is comfort, to see what I can do and make peace with what I can’t do.” Temba Bavuma told
Temba Bavuma Feels Warm-Up Games Will Provide Lot More Excitement
Temba Bavuma mentioned that the South African side has come in early to get past the quarantine and added that warm-up games will be the need of the hour for the Proteas. He also reckoned that South Africa hasn’t been panicking in a big tournament and are looking relaxed at the moment.
“We had the opportunity to come in early and get through our quarantine, and we’ve had a couple of practice days. As soon as the warm-up games start, the intensity and the emotions around an event like this will start increasing. But at the moment, we are relaxed.” He added
South Africa has never won an ICC tournament for the last 22 years, and they will be looking to win their first tournament under Temba Bavuma.