African captain Temba Bavuma scored a brilliant century on the third day of the second and final Test match being played in Johannesburg between South Africa and West Indies.
Let us tell you that this was Bavuma’s first century as captain, which was seen after almost 7 years from his bat.
Earlier in January 2016, he had scored the first century of his Test career. A video is becoming increasingly viral on social media, in which Bavuma’s father, who reached the stadium to watch the match after scoring a century. He was spotted applauding loudly after his son Bavuma’s century.
Let us tell you that earlier in January 2016, against England, Temba had hit a century on the home ground. Bavuma was unbeaten after scoring 102 runs in the first innings. This was the first century of Bavuma’s Test career. After 7 years, he has once again given a befitting reply to the critics with a strong century.
In fact, Temba Bavuma was appointed as the captain of South Africa team in place of Dean Elgar last month. However, Bavuma failed to score runs with the bat in the first two innings of the Test match.
He was dismissed for a duck in both the innings, but ended his 7-year drought by scoring a blistering century in the second Test itself. This century was seen in his 56th Test.
This was Bavuma’s first century as captain. In this special moment, his father was seen cheering him. Bavuma’s father had arrived at the stadium to watch the match, where his father’s happiness knew no bounds as soon as Temba hit a century, he was seen clapping to encourage his son.