The decisive match of the Test series in Newlands, Cape Town, has come to an exciting turn. In response to India’s 223 runs, the South African team was only able to score 210 runs in its first innings. After this, until the end of the game on the second day, the Indian team scored 57 runs across two wickets. On the stumps, Virat Kohli came back undefeated with 14 and Cheteshwar Pujara with 9 runs.
Also in the second inning, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal’s bat remained silent. Mayank Agarwal was fired after scoring seven runs on 15 balls. At the same time, KL Rahul returned to the pavilion for 10 races. Virat Kohli is playing 14 runs on 39 balls with the help of two fours. On the other hand, Pujara is undefeated with 9 runs on 31 balls. Two fours also came out of Pujara’s bat.
Previously, South Africa rallied for 210 races in their first innings. India had scored 223 runs in its first innings. In this way he took a 13-run lead. Keegan Petersen scored the 72 highest runs for South Africa. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah took five plots for India. Bumrah did this feat for the seventh time in Test cricket.
South Africa got off to a bad start once again. Faced with strong Indian bowling, he had lost all three of his wickets by just 45 runs. During this, Captain Dean Elgar 03, Aidan Markram 08 and Keshav Maharaj were fired for 25 runs. Both starters were sent to the pavilion by Bumrah and Maharaj was fired by Umesh Yadav.
Rassie van der Dussen and Keegan Pietersen handled South Africa’s innings after they fell three wickets for 45 runs. Dussen was fired after scoring 21 runs on 54 balls. The two shared a 67-race partnership for fourth field.
Following this, Pietersen shared a 47-race partnership with Temba Bavuma. Bauma was fired after scoring 28 runs on 52 balls with the help of three fours. After this wicketkeeper, hitter Kyle Verreynne couldn’t even open the account. At the same time, Marco Jansen scored seven runs on 26 balls.
Pietersen, who was hitting brilliantly, lost focus to Bumrah. He played a brilliant 72-run inning on 166 balls with the help of 9 fours. While Kagiso Rabada scored 15 runs.
Jasprit Bumrah took the most five wickets for India. For the seventh time in test cricket, Bumrah opened the leg in an inning. While Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav obtained two plots each. On the other hand, Shardul Thakur was successful.