“That was the ultimate piece of the puzzle,” Rob Humphries, Khumalo’s agent, advised ESPNcricinfo. “Now it is about therapeutic and the pathway again to skilled cricket. He’s in nice spirits and bodily, he’s actually good. He can rise up and stroll about. It is about having the ability to get again within the health club and rebuilding his health. He’s match and powerful and in a extremely good house.”
A 27-year-old man was arrested and launched on investigation and the case awaits the go-ahead from the crown prosecution service.
His fourth and remaining operation, to exchange the piece of cranium that had been eliminated to take care of the mind damage, passed off on September 7. It will have taken place sooner, however was delayed by a number of weeks after Khumalo contracted Covid-19. He’ll stay in England till he’s cleared to journey, with Humphries aiming for a November return. Khumalo’s mom and uncle, who made the journey throughout from South Africa to England quickly after the assault, have already returned house and Khumalo has been within the membership’s care.
In June, they organised a crowd-funding marketing campaign to assist with the prices of Khumalo’s remedy, which is chargeable by the NHS, and raised £27,379. Additional funding can be wanted, as his payments have exceeded this quantity.