WI vs SA: Big blow to the team before the last ODI, captain injured, command in hands of experienced batsman


South African captain injured ahead of third ODI against West Indies
Aiden Markram took charge of the team in place of Temba Bavuma

New Delhi. A 3-match ODI series is being played between India and Australia. At the same time, the West Indies team has come to play in the same series of matches with South Africa. In the third match of the series, the hosts got a big blow. Captain Temba Babuma, who returned to form, could not play in the last ODI due to injury. He had to be ruled out and veteran batsman Aiden Markram took over the captaincy.

The West Indies team is currently on a tour of South Africa. Here the team is playing the entire series of Test, ODI and then T20 matches. South Africa won the 2-Test series 2–0, while the West Indies took a 1–0 lead in the second ODI after the first match was washed out by rain.

The winner has to be decided from the last match of the series. After the first match was washed out due to rain, now South Africa can win the last match and equalize the series and if West Indies wins, then they will take the trophy.

Captain changed in third ODI

Before the third and decisive match of the ODI series, South Africa got a big blow. Captain Temba Bavuma was reported injured. 28-year-old veteran batsman Aiden Markram was given the command of the team for the third ODI. He also has to captain in the Indian Premier League starting at the end of this month. The Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise has appointed Aiden Markram as the captain of the team for the new season.

Tags: Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma

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