In honor of the South African weirdo, Achilles breaks a bizarre injury
Gerald Coetzee claimed 3-37 and six wickets in the match to play a leading role in the Proteas’ attack in the 22-year-old fast bowler’s second Test appearance.
Off-spinner Simon Harmer had 3-45 and left-arm spinner Maharaj 2-4, although Maharaj didn’t get a chance to improve on those impressive bowling figures after injuring himself trying to set out on a celebratory run on his second wicket was confirmed in a television review.
The bizarre injury didn’t affect South Africa’s victory as minor resistance from Joshua Da Silva (34), Jason Holder (19) and Alzarri Joseph (18) quickly ended.
South Africa’s victory on Day 3 was paved by the great century of new captain Temba Bavuma, who gave the home side full control of the Test and made the West Indies their ultimate goal.
Bavuma was 171 not overnight and South Africa 287-7 in his second innings. And although Bavuma fell early on day four for 172 and missed the double century he was aiming for and the home team went all out with 321, the lead was already more than enough to win the series.
https://www.smh.com.au/sport/celebrating-south-african-spinner-ruptures-achilles-in-bizarre-injury-20230312-p5cre6.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_sport In honor of the South African weirdo, Achilles breaks a bizarre injury