Temba Bavuma ruled out of third Test against India

Vastavam web:South African batsman Temba Bavuma was on Sunday ruled out of the third Test against India owing to a fractured ring finger.The final Test of the three-match series begins at the the Wanderers from Wednesday.Bavuma suffered the injury while playing for Cape Cobras in a domestic One-Day tournament this past week, and is expected to be out for three to four weeks.

However, despite injury, Bavuma will remain a part of the South Africa Test squad, with the selectors opting not to name a replacement batsman.He would have expected to sit out the third Test as well with the option of all-rounder Chris Morris available to the hosts if they choose to drop a bowler.Bavuma has played 27 Tests for South Africa, scoring 1,259 runs at 33.13.