India vs South Africa, 2nd Test Day 4: Live Updates

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Author 2019-10-13 11:58:00

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Having bundled out South Africa for 275 to take a huge first-innings lead of 326, India will enforce the follow-on and look to clinch the three-match Test series against the Faf du Plessis-led side when the two teams head into the fourth day of the second match in Pune on Sunday.

Here are the live updates:

# The fourth day's play will begin shortly!

On Saturday, India bundled out South Africa for 275 runs in the first innings before umpires called for stumps on the third day of the second Test between two sides at the the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Saturday.

Resuming at the overnight score of 36/3, South Africa were reduced to 162 for eight prior to tea before Keshav Maharaj (72) and Vernon Philander (44) staged late fightback for their side by stitching a crucial 109-run stand for the ninth wicket.

However, Ravichandran Ashwin struck twice to wrap the innings for the Faf du Plessis-led side. The off-spinner finished with a total of four wickets.

While Umesh Yadav bagged three wickets, Mohammad Shami and Ravindra Jadeja chipped in with two and a wicket, respectively.

Earlier, Indian skipper Virat Kohli notched up his highest Test score of 254 besides stitching a huge 225-run partnership with Ravindra Jadeja (91) to guide their side to a first-innings score of 601/5 declared. Mayank Agarwal (108) and first drop Cheteshwar Pujara (58) were other notable contributors for the hosts.

India are currently leading the series against South Africa by 1-0 after registering a crushing 203-run victory in the first Test at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium,Visakhapatnam.

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