Proteas Captain Temba Bavuma Tests Siya Kolisi's Batting Skills: #EpicFail

Proteas Captain Temba Bavuma Tests Siya Kolisi's Batting Skills: #EpicFail

  • Proteas cricket captain Temba Bavuma decided to bring some lightheartedness to the timeline and shared a funny video
  • The video showed Springboks captain Siya Kolisi trying to play cricket, but it certainly looked like an epic fail
  • Mzansi social media users reacted to the video on the timeline and believe Kolisi still needs some schooling

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The Springboks are going to be facing their bitter rivals New Zealand on Saturday and the timeline has been tense in preparation for the game. Proteas captain Temba Bavuma, however, decided to post a "timeline cleanser" showing Siya Kolisi's terrible batting skills.

Bavuma and Kolisi looked like they were having fun playing some cricket but it was clear that the sport is not Kolisi's strong point. The Proteas captain captioned the post:

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“Leader, forget those batting tips from Lungi Ngidi, sukum’mamela (don’t listen to him). All the best for the clash against New Zealand."

Check out some of the comments from social media users below:

@DravidMelan said:

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"You’ve given him a very small bat."

@Kayaletu3 commented:

"Eish my captain... Jong'ibhola mhlekazi."

@shamsi90 said:

"@SiyaKolisi_Bear we've gotta sit you down and have a long conversation about your life choices if you are taking batting tips from @NgidiLungi."

@SA_Trav commented:

"Haha nice try, 1st thing with batting… keep your eyes on the ball."

After being set for Dunedin, New Zealand, the match for the Springboks will now be held in Australia.

After acknowledging their errors against Australia and setting new targets for their last two Rugby Championship matches, Springbok assistant coach Deon Davids says they have made the necessary mindset shift for their Test against New Zealand.

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Proteas, Springboks, Siya Kolisi, Temba Bavuma, cricket, rugby, batting
Temba Bavuma showed that Siya Kolisi is not very good at cricket. Image: @tbavuma10, @SiyaKolisi_Bear
Source: Twitter

Australia wins 2 games in a row against the Springboks

In other sports news, Briefly News reported that in an action-packed, try-ridden game, the Wallabies showed true grit and depth after they beat the Springboks 30-17.

Despite receiving a red card in the first half for a dangerous tackle, the Wallabies managed to hold off the Springboks and score against them in the second half.

The tectonic plates of rugby are shifting with the Wallabies rising to the top in international rugby. Australia is now ranked 3rd in the world and have secured the Mandela Challenge Plate for the first time since 2018.


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