Indian captain Virat Kohli scored a unique century in the decisive third Test against South Africa in Cape Town. He scored this century not in batting but in fielding. Kohli has completed 100 catches in the longest format of cricket, with host team hitter Temba Bavuma catching a brilliant catch on slips. He has become the sixth player to achieve such a feat.
Before Kohli, they have been Rahul Dravid (209), VVS Laxman (135), Sachin Tendulkar (115), Sunil Gavaskar (108) and Mohammad Azharuddin (105).
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During fielding, Kohli scored a century, but fans want to see him hit a hundred with the bat. Kohli definitely scored 79 runs in the first innings of Test 3, but due to a lack of support from the rest of the hitters, he missed a century. But his entries were not less than a century. Kohli faced 201 balls during this span and hit 12 fours and a six during innings.
Speaking of the game, as of the writing of the news, the hosts have scored 170 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Pietersen takes on the Indian bowlers in the best style by scoring 67 runs on the fold. Shami, Bumrah and Umesh Yadav took two wickets each for Team India.
India had previously scored 223 runs in the opening innings. South Africa will have to accumulate early if India is to take the lead. Let us tell you that this three-game series is tied 1-1. While the Indian team won the first round by 113 runs, the hosts came back strong in the series with a 7-wicket victory in Johannesburg.