India two wickets away from clearing South Africa in Test series
India got a lead of 335 runs on the basis of first innings. Given this, captain Virat Kohli decided to follow South Africa.
Second innings of south afric After getting a follow on, the South African batsmen came back to bat, but before the tea time, the visiting team had lost four wickets. Quinton de Kock 5 and Zubair Hamza were out for zero. Umesh Yadav bowled D Cock. Similarly, Shami bowled Hamza.
Thunnis de Brien was replaced by the playing eleven in the middle of the match under ICC new rules, replacing opener Dean Elgar, who was injured due to a ball on the helmet. He is unbeaten after scoring 30 runs till the end of the day's play. Captain Faf du Plessis was lbw to Shami's ball on a personal score of just 4 runs. New batsman Temba Bavuma caught Wriddhiman Saha behind the wicket off Shami without opening the account.
For South Africa, the series of wickets did not stop even after tea. Henry Clausen was out for just five runs and LBW off Umesh Yadav. Despite playing on the follow-on, South Africa lost five wickets for just 36 runs.
George Linda, a debutant at number 7, contributed 27 runs off 55 balls. However, Shahbaz Nadeem dismissed him. The next batsman, Dan Pete, also scored 27 runs. Rabada caught Jadeja off Ashwin by scoring 12 runs.
Theunis de Bryan remained unbeaten on 30 until the day's play was over. Enrique Nartje is unbeaten on five runs with him at the other end.