IND vs SA: South Africa's condition thin, six wickets lost till lunch
News Track 12 October 2019 13:21
PUNE: Second Test is being played in Pune between India and South Africa. India won the toss and scored 601 runs, losing 5 wickets, and declared the first innings. In response, the South African team has scored 136 runs losing six wickets. Faf Du Plessis (52) and Senuran Muthusamy (6) are present at the crease. Umesh Yadav has taken three wickets and Mohammed Shami two and R Ashwin one for India. Just before lunch, R Ashwin came to bowl the 38th over and gave India the success he had long needed. Ashwin bowled De Kock to a score of 31 runs.
This partnership of Duplecy and De Kock was becoming increasingly difficult for India. The guest team started off to chase the huge target, it was very bad. Umesh Yadav returned the pavilion to Aden Markram without opening the account. Within 33 runs, South Africa had lost their three wickets. Umesh Yadav also gave the second blow to the visiting team. Dean Elgar (6) was run out.
The team was not overcome by the shock that Mohammed Shami did the work of Bavuma (8) as soon as he came. Playing ahead of their score of 36/3 on the second day, Mohammed Shami disposed of Nortje in the third over on Saturday. Only 12 runs were added to the team's score that Umesh Yadav also completed Brian's job. Earlier, captain Virat Kohli scored a magnificent double century for India.