Cape Town. Team India has made a great comeback in the third Test on the strength of the bowlers. On the second day of the match (India vs South Africa) on Wednesday, the host South Africa team was dismissed after scoring 210 runs. Keegan Pietersen played an important innings of 72 runs. Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah took 5 wickets. India had scored 223 runs in the first innings. Kagiso Rabada took 4 wickets. In this way, India got a lead of 13 runs. In such a situation, the test has come to an exciting point. The three-match series is currently tied at 1-1. The team winning this match will also capture the series.
On the second day of the match, South Africa started playing 17 runs for one wicket in the first innings. Jasprit Bumrah bowled Aiden Markram (8) in the first over of the day. Nightwatchman Keshav Maharaj (25) showed some good hands after 2 wickets fell for 17 runs. He hit 4 fours. Fast bowler Umesh Yadav bowled him. The team had lost 3 wickets for 45 runs.
Pietersen and Dussanne put up a half-century partnership
Keegan Pietersen and Rasi van der Dussen put on a half-century partnership for the fourth wicket to take the score to 112 runs. Dussan was once again dismissed by Umesh. Temba Bavuma also scored 28 runs. The team’s score was 159 runs for 2 wickets at one time. After this the team faltered. Kagiso Rabada also scored 15 runs. The entire team was bundled out for 210 runs in 76.3 overs. Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami also got 2-2 wickets. Shardul Thakur took a wicket.
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Now it’s up to the batsmen
Team India has not yet won the Test series in South Africa. Now the batsmen will have to perform well in the second innings. Apart from captain Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara, all the batsmen were failing in the first innings. The first Test of the series was won by India while the second Test was won by South Africa.
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