South Africa spin bowler Keshav Maharaj calls for surgical procedure and is going through a protracted absence from cricket after rupturing the Achilles tendon in his left heel whilst celebrating a wicket in a Check fit towards the West Indies.
- Maharaj sustained the harm as he celebrated a a success TV assessment of an LBW choice
- He slumped to the pitch and clutched his left leg quickly after the party grew to become awry
- Cricket South Africa stated he suffered a “whole rupture” of the tendon
Maharaj sustained a “whole rupture” of the tendon throughout the party on Saturday, Cricket South Africa stated, and can meet with a surgeon on Monday.
The atypical harm noticed Maharaj carried off the Wanderers Stadium box on a stretcher mins after he were given his 2d wicket in South Africa’s series-clinching 284-run 2d Check win.
He later reappeared on crutches and along with his left foot in a moon boot.
Maharaj had appealed for LBW towards Kyle Mayers, it was once given no longer out, and the South Africans requested for a TV assessment.
The assessment was once a success and Maharaj threw his palms out and took one step as he spark off on a celebratory run, then slumped to the bottom and clutched his left leg.
He lay on his abdomen grimacing in ache as his teammates, who had been all status subsequent to him in a huddle looking forward to the assessment choice, attempted to assist ahead of medics arrived.
Maharaj had figures of 2-4 off 2.5 overs and South Africa’s victory noticed it sweep the two-Check sequence.