In the decisive game of the Test series at Newlands in Cape Town, the Indian team scored 198 runs in its second inning and set a goal of 212 runs for South Africa. Goalie hitter Rishabh Pant scored a century for India. He scored an undefeated 100 on 139 balls with the help of six fours and four sixes. At the same time, Marco Jansen took the maximum of four wickets for South Africa.
In addition to Rishabh Pant’s 100 undefeated for India, captain Virat Kohli played a 29-run inning. There was a 94-race partnership for fifth field between the two. Pant was standing at one end and the wickets kept falling at regular intervals at the other.
Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin 07, Shardul Thakur 05, Umesh Yadav 00, and Mohammed Shami were also ruled zero. But Pant completed his century with 133 balls. During this, his bat hit six fours and four sixes. This is Rishabh Pant’s fourth century in test cricket. At the same time, this is his third century of testing abroad.
Marco Jansen took the maximum of four wickets for South Africa. Jansen took four wickets for 36 runs in 19.3 overs. Apart from this, Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi took three plots each.
India had taken a 13-run lead in the first innings. In such a situation, South Africa will now have to score 212 runs to win. The three-game test series is currently tied 1-1. In such a situation, whichever team wins this match, the series will bear their name.