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India vs South Africa 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights: India Maintain Lead Of 70 Runs; Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara To Resume Batting

IND vs SA, 3rd Test, Day 2 Highlights: India were 57 for two at stumps.© AFP




India vs South Africa 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights: India were 57 for the loss of two wickets at stumps in the second innings of the ongoing third Test against South Africa at the Newlands in Cape Town. The visitors have taken an overall lead of 70 runs. India lost openers Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul early but Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara steadied the ship. Earlier, India had taken a 13-run lead after bowling out the hosts for 210. Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers with five wickets while Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav have also took two wickets each. Keegan Petersen scored a fighting 72 before he was dismissed by Bumrah just after Tea. Initially, India posted a total of 223 with skipper Virat Kohli top-scoring with a fighting knock of 79. Initially, India had won the toss and Kohli elected to bat. The series is tied at 1-1. (SCORECARD)

India Playing XI: KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav

South Africa Playing XI: Dean Elgar (c), Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Duanne Olivier, Lungi Ngidi

India vs South Africa 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights From Newlands In Cape Town

  • January12202221:34 (IST)

    STUMPS CALLED ON DAY 2

    Stumps have been called on Day 2. Kohli and Pujara remain unbeaten. 

    IND: 57/2 (17; Lead SA by 70 runs)

  • January12202221:23 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS! THAT WAS CLOSE!

    Kohli! Verreynne almost gets his hand to it.

    Sliding down the leg side and Kohli tickles it towards fine leg. Crucial runs for India these.

    Live Score; IND: 57/2 (14.1; Lead by 70 runs)

  • January12202221:11 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS! VINTAGE KOHLI!

    WHAT A COVER DRIVE!

    That was as good as a shot we’ve seen in the match so far. Kohli with a classy cover drive

    Live Score; IND: 50/2 (11.5; Lead SA by 63 runs)

  • January12202221:05 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS! CLEVER FROM KOHL!

    That’s genius stuff from Kohli!

    Rabada pitches it a bit short and wide. Kohli tickles it towards square for four.

    Live Score; IND: 45/2 (Lead by 58 runs)

  • January12202220:57 (IST)

    EDGED AND FOUR!

    FOUR RUNS! Lucky runs for India!

    Fortune favours Pujara as he edges it between third slip and gully. 

    Live Score; IND: 32/2 (Lead SA by 45 runs)

  • January12202220:49 (IST)

    OUT! JANSEN STRIKES!

    India in trouble as Rahul departs. 

    Rahul is enticed into the drive but this isn’t quite there, the ball flies off the edge and it’s a very good catch by Markram

    KL Rahul c Markram b Jansen 10 (22)

    Live Score; IND: 24/2 (5.5; Lead SA by 37 runs)

  • January12202220:46 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS! BYES!

    Pitched way too short by Jansen. Flies over Rahul and Verreynne for four byes.

    Live Score; IND: 24/1 (Lead SA by 37 runs)

  • January12202220:40 (IST)

    OUT! MAYANK IS GONE!

    Rabada strikes! Mayank departs!

    Angled inside, and pitched a bit short. Mayank tries to defend it but finds the edge and Dean Elgar takes a good catch at first slip

    Agarwal c Elgar b Rabada 7 (15)

    Live Score; IND: 20/1 (4.5; lead SA by 33 runs)

  • January12202220:32 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS! RAHUL IS OFF THE MARK!

    Good Shot! KL Rahul is off and underway

    Back of a length delivery. Rahul makes room and chops it towards square 

    Live Score; IND: 9/0 (3.2; Lead by 22 runs)

  • January12202220:28 (IST)

    Mayank Survives! CLOSE!

    Mayank Survives!

    BIG! BIG! Let-off for India. Mayank misses it umpire gives him out. However, he takes the review and the decision is overturned.

    Live Score; IND: 3/0 (2.2; Lead SA by 16 runs)

  • January12202220:24 (IST)

    GOOD SHOT! INDIA ARE OFF THE MARK!

    EXCELLENT SHOT!

    Mayank has crashed that off the back foot through extra cover, India are up and away. Three runs.

    Live Score; IND: 3/0 (1.1; Lead by 16 runs)

  • January12202220:15 (IST)

    INDIA’S INNINGS ABOUT TO START!

    KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are all padded up and out in the middle. They will look to take India through at Stumps.

    Rabada has the new cherry in his hands.

  • January12202220:07 (IST)

    OUT! IT’S ALL OVER!

    FIVE-FOR FOR BUMRAH! 

    Ngidi is the last man to depart. South Africa trail India by 13 runs.

    L Ngidi c Ashwin b Bumrah 3 (17)

    Live Score; SA: 210 all out

  • January12202220:03 (IST)

    END OF THE 76TH!

    Ngidi and Olivier are somehow hanging on.

    Live Score; SA: 209/9 (76; Trail India by 14 runs)

  • January12202219:46 (IST)

    OUT! ANOTHER ON BITES THE DUST!

    Shardul Strikes! Rabada is GONE!

    First wicket of the innings for Shardul. Rabada tries to go big but instead holes out to Bumrah at long-off.  

    K Rabada c Bumrah b Thakur 15 (25)

    Live Score; SA: 200/9 (Trail India by 23 runs)

  • January12202219:35 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS! RABADA!

    Excellent shot from Rabada! Four runs!

    A short pitched delviery, outside the leg-stump. Rabada makes room and slashes it towards the deep for a boundary.

    Live Score; SA: 196/8 (69.3; Trail India by 27 runs)

  • January12202219:31 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS! FINALLY!

    Olivier gets off the mark, FINALLY! 

    Pitched short and angled above the off-stump. Olivier makes room and cuts it behind point.

    Live Score; SA: 191/8 (69 ov, Trail India by 32 runs)

  • January12202219:29 (IST)

    THIS IS BIZZARRE!

    Duanne Olivier is yet to trouble the scoreboard guy. He has faced 18 balls so far without scoring a run.

    Live Score; SA: 187/8 (Trail India by 36 runs)

  • January12202219:10 (IST)

    OUT! PETERSEN DEPARTS!

    Petersen Departs! Bumrah Strikes!

    A length ball around off, a bit of extra bounce. Petersen looks to defend but gets an outside edge to Pujara at slip.

    K Petersen c Pujara b Bumrah 72 (166)

    Live Score; SA: 179/8 (Trail India by 44 runs)

  • January12202219:04 (IST)

    WE’RE BACK ADN UNDERWAY!

    Bumrah bowled the remaining deliveries off his over after Tea.

    Rabada has defended well.

    Live Score; SA: 176/7 (63; Trail India by 46 runs)

  • January12202218:43 (IST)

    OUT! BOWLED HIM!

    Jansen is gone! That’s Tea here on Day 2 as well

    Bumrah castles Jansen. Sends his stump cartwheeling. SA seven down as Tea has been called.

    M Jansen b J Bumrah 7 (26)

    Live Score; SA: 176/7 (62.2 ov, Trail by 47 runs)

  • January12202218:40 (IST)

    END OF THE 62ND!

    That’s excellent stuff from Shami! 

    Jansen has defended him well. 

    Live Score; SA:  175/6 (62 ov; Trail India by 48 runs)

  • January12202218:22 (IST)

    EXCELLENT STUFF! THAT WAS CLOSE!

    Shami has really upped his game in the last 2-3 overs. South African are batters are suddenly looking edgy after back to back dismissals.

    Petersen has survived three straight deliveries now.

    Live Score; SA: 162/6 (57.4 ov; Trail by 61 runs)

  • January12202218:12 (IST)

    OUT! ANOTHER ONE!

    Double whammy for SA as Shami strikes twice in the same over.

    Kyle Verreynne departs for a duck. Good catch from Shami.

    K Verreynne c Pant b Mohammed Shami 0 (2)

    Live Score; SA: 159/6 ov; Trail India by 64 runs)

  • January12202218:08 (IST)

    OUT! WHAT A CATCH!

    WHAT A COMEBACK FROM SHAMI!

    Bavuma is gone. After being hit for a four, Shami strikes back.

    BUT EXCELLENT CATCH FROM KOHLI!

    Bavuma c Kohli b Mohammed Shami 28 (52)

    Live Score; 159/5 (55.2 ov; Trail India by 64 runs)

  • January12202218:06 (IST)

    END OF THE 56th!

    This turning out to be a great partnership between Petersen and Bavuma.

    Indian bowlers are trying hard but no way through at the moment.

    Live Score; SA: 155/4 (55 ov)

  • January12202217:54 (IST)

    NICE SHOT! FOUR RUNS!

    Nice shot by Bavuma!

    India are leaking runs at the moment. Shardul pitches it wide and short. The batter makes room and cuts it towards the off-side for a four.

    Live Score; SA: 151/4 (51.1 ov; Trail India by 72 runs)

  • January12202217:49 (IST)

    Edged and Dropped! Hits the helmet!

    FIVE EXTRA RUNS! Bavuma survives! Excellent delivery from Thakur!

    That’s was going between the keeper and first slip. Pant misses it while Pujara get his hands to it. However the ball pops out and hits the helmet behind Pant. 

    Live Score; SA: 143/5 (49.5 ov; Trail India by 80 runs)

  • January12202217:41 (IST)

    END OF THE 49th!

    Good stuff from Ashwin. Maiden over.

    Petersen did try to drive him a few times but the fielders were on their toes to clean things up.

    Live Score; SA: 136/4 (49 ov; Trail India by 87 runs)

  • January12202217:38 (IST)

    Interesting Change!

    R Ashwin is back into the attack. Virat Kohli has gone for a gamble

  • January12202217:35 (IST)

    CLOSE! THAT WAS A BEAUTY!

    Excellent delivery from Shardul!

    Pitched just in front the corridor of uncertainty and it just beats the bat of Bavuma.

    Live Score; SA: 136/4 (47.1 ov, Trail India by 87 runs)

  • January12202217:34 (IST)

    Lovely Shot! Three Runs!

    Good shot from Pietersen! SA pick three runs.

    Angled towards the pad, Petersen drives it towards midwicket to steal three runs. Ashwin saves the boundary.

    Live Score; SA: 135/5 (46.4 ov; Trail India by 88 runs)

  • January12202217:26 (IST)

    END OF THE 45th!

    Good stuff from Shami! Just one run off it!

    South African batter are looking comfortable at the moment, especially the set man Petersen.

    Live Score; SA: 128/4 (45 ov; Trail India by 95 runs)

  • January12202217:19 (IST)

    Good Shot From Bavuma! FOUR!

    What a cracking drive by Bavuma. Umesh pitches it slightly up and Bavuma pounces to drive the ball straight towards long-off. Easy pickings.

    Live Score; SA: 126/4 (43.2 ov; Trail by 97 runs)

  • January12202217:04 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS! Excellent Shot!

    What a shot! Temba Bavuma is off and runnings. That shot was all about timing.

    Live Score; SA: 116/4

  • January12202217:02 (IST)

    EGED AND GONE! GOOD CATCH!

    WICKET! UMESH YADAV STRIKES!

    Umesh Yadav gets the breakthrough to end this dangerous looking partnership. Rassie van der Dussen is gone. Good catch from the skipper Kohli.

    R vd Dussen c Kohli b Yadav 21 (54)

    Live Score; SA: 112/4 (39.2)

  • January12202216:56 (IST)

    South Africa looking composed at the start of session 2 on Day 2

    Keegan Petersen and Rassie van der Dussen are looking at much ease in the second session against the Indian pacers

    Petersen, specially, is looking to take on the bowlers and keep the scorecard ticking

    Score: SA 110/3 [Trail India by 113 runs]

  • January12202216:47 (IST)

    Umesh Yadav hits Van der Dussen’s pads – India lose review yet again

    Van der Dussen survives an early scare against Umesh Yadav.  India take another DRS which they lose as the ball was seen going over the stumps

    India only have 1 DRS left

    Score: SA 100/3 [Trail India by 123 runs]

  • January12202216:42 (IST)

    Post Lunch Session Begins – Umesh Yadav starts proceedings for Team India – SA 100/3

    The second session begins after a riveting Day 2 morning of the third Test

    The initial phase of the morning session did belong to India but South Africa fought back in the latter stage

    Pacer Umesh Yadav begins proceedings

    Score: SA 100/3 [Trail India by 123 runs]

  • January12202216:10 (IST)

    Lunch – South Africa 100/3 after 35 overs – Petersen 40*, Van der Dussen 17*

    After initial jolts, South Africa batters found themselves in a better position with score at 100/3

    Petersen and Van der Dussen stitched together an unbeaten 50-run stand after Bumrah, Shami and Umesh bowled superbly

    Shardul was unlucky to be have a couple of changes drop short of the slips

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