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Keshav Maharaj captains the Proteas, wins first match in charge 🇿🇦

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Temba Bavuma, the South Africa limited-overs captain, has been ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing series in Sri Lanka after suffering a fracture in his right thumb during the first ODI. In his absence, Keshav Maharaj will lead the side for the second and third fixtures of the three-match ODI series. Bavuma, who will return to South Africa as soon as possible to consult a specialist, took a blow to the thumb during the 26th over of South Africa’s chase in the series opener on Thursday when, after pushing the ball to midwicket, he was attempting to avoid the fielder’s throw. He took his glove off immediately, which revealed some blood and swelling, and received on-field attention for several minutes and continued batting, but not for long.At that stage, Bavuma and Aiden Markram had shared in a 106-run second-wicket stand. Bavuma eventually …

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