Centurion: South African wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock was reported to miss the second and third Tests against India. His wife would give birth to a child and De Cock would go on paternity leave. However, Decock has announced his retirement from Test cricket. Therefore, cricket fans have raised eyebrows.
Quinton de Kock said he retired with immediate effect to give his family time. Cricket South Africa tweeted this information from its Twitter handle. Quinton de Kock’s hasty decision has sent shockwaves through the cricketing world.
Quinton scored 34 in South Africa’s first innings in the first Test of the series against India. Quinton de Kock had a good start in the second innings as well. His intention was to put pressure on the Indian bowlers by scoring quick runs. But Mohammad Siraj threw the ball outside the off stump and he made the same mistake again. Due to de Kock’s mistake, the ball hit the bat and hit the stumps. Therefore, India’s victory was easy. Decock has since announced his retirement from Test cricket.
India vs. The. The second and third Test between Africa will be played in the first two weeks of January. In such a situation it would not be possible for De Cock to comply with the Corona Protocol and other things. However, his departure is a major setback for the South African team. It remains to be seen who will replace Decock in the next Test.