Earlier, South Africa bowled out India for 223 of their first innings. Resuming play from 141/4 at Tea, India misplaced six wickets and will solely add 82 runs to their tally within the third session of the day. Virat Kohli (79) and Cheteshwar Pujara (43) have been the highest scorers for India whereas Kagiso Rabada (4-73) was the choose of the bowler for South Africa.
Resuming the submit lunch session at 75 for two the South African pacers bowled tightly and didn’t enable Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli to bat freely. The duo managed to place up a fifty run partnership to disclaim Proteas any breakthrough. Pujara was more aggressive of the 2 batting capitalising on the alternatives coming his method. The gritty 62-run partnership was lastly damaged as left arm pacer Marco Jansen dismissed Pujara. Ajinkya Rahane got here in to bat after Pujara’s dismissal and Jansen managed to search out his outdoors edge too. Rahane’s lean patch continued as he was dismissed for 9 by Rabada who bagged his second wicket. The Mumbai lad did take a evaluate however it didn’t go his approach to go away India tottering at 116/4. Meanwhile, you’ll be able to test a number of the stat highlights from day one:
# Virat Kohli scored his 28th half-century.
# Virat Kohli scored his 99th fifty-plus rating throughout codecs as a captain.
# Kagiso Rabada is enjoying his fiftieth Test.
# Keshav Maharaj picked his first wicket within the series.
# Virat Kohli has gone 61 innings (26 Test innings) with no century.
Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant then joined Virat Kohli and received off the mark with a boundary. Virat Kohli hung in and saved on combating to take his aspect to 141/4 until Tea scoring 66 runs within the session shedding two wickets. Despite shedding companions on the different finish Virat Kohli saved on scoring to maintain the scoreboard shifting. Shardul Thakur walked in to bat after the dismissal of Ashwin and struck a six to take India’s whole to 200. Thakur was later dismissed by Keshav Maharaj. Jasprit Bumrah got here in to bat however was dismissed with out troubling the scorers. Kohli’s gritty knock of 79 lastly got here to an finish as Rabada dismissed him caught behind. With a little bit of resistance from Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav the Proteas bowled India out for 223
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