Ranchi Test: Theunis de Bruyn fills in as concussion replacement for Dean Elgar
Taking to Twitter, Cricket South Africa said that Dean Elgar would not take part any further in the Test match and Theunis de Bruyn will be his concussion substitute
Ranchi: A day after Indian bowler Umesh Yadav struck South African batsman, Dean Elgar, Theunis de Bruyn has been named as concussion replacement on Monday (October 21)
Elgar was hit on the helmet in the 10th over of the second innings after which he left the field.
"Dean Elgar will not take any further part in this Test match. Theunis de Bruyn will be his concussion substitute," Cricket South Africa tweeted.
South Africa was all out for 162 in their first innings, and India enforced the follow-on on the visitors. India had declared their first innings at 497/9. South Africa were struggling on the pitch at 97/7 after the completion of 37 overs. The hosts have a 273-run lead in the match.
On Sunday, Rohit Sharma slammed his maiden double hundred in Test cricket before India declared their first innings at 497 for nine in the third and final match against South Africa.
The 32-year-old smashed six sixes and 28 boundaries on the way to 212 from 255 balls, breaking a slew of records in the process.