Theunis de Bruyne
49-Year-Old BatsmanBatsman
South Africa
Replaces Dean Elgar in Ranchi Test
BatsmanSouth Africa
October 21, 2019
De Bruyne replaces Dean Elgar on the day 03 of the third Test at Ranchi on Monday under the recently-introduced concussion rules, Cricbuzz reports.
ANALYSIS
De Bruyne has been named as a replacement player on the day 03 of the third Test for Dean Elgar, who failed a concussion test on day 03 after ball being hit on his helmet after he took his eyes off the short ball. Further, Elgar did not return to bat after the tea break. Match referee Sir Richie Richardson approved South Africa's application for a substitute under recently-introduced concussion rules, meaning De Bruyne can bat in the ongoing Test.
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