St. Lucia: The West Indies Cricket Team has suffered a major setback on Thursday. One of his batsmen had to be ruled out of the Test match against South Africa due to injury.
the ball hit the helmet
Caribbean batsman Nkrumah Bonner was batting against South Africa on the first day of the first Test match being played here, when the ball of fast bowler Anrich Nortje hit his helmet, causing this injury. Because of this, now he is out of the first test.
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Bonner could score only 10 runs
Anrich Nortje’s ball was hit on the helm of Nkrumah Bonner but even after that he continued to bat. However, he became a victim of Kagiso Rabada on the score of 10 runs.
Bonner could not field
Nkrumah Bonner, 32, did not come out to field during South Africa’s innings and was replaced by Kieran Powell on the first day as a replacement.
What did West Indies Cricket say?
West Indies Cricket tweeted saying, ‘Nkrumah Bonner’s helmet was hit by a ball while batting in the first innings, causing a head injury. Kieran Powell landed in his place for fielding.
WI tied for 97
In this Test match being played in St Lucia, the West Indies team was all out for just 97 runs in the first innings. In such a situation, being out of Bonner like this can prove to be a setback for the host team.