Jasprit Bumrah's 5/42 helped India bowl out South Africa for 210 giving them a 13-run lead against South Africa in the third and final Test in Cape Town. India are 57 for 2 at stumps on day 2.
Jasprit Bumrah returned to the venue of his Test debut to take a five-wicket haul and helped India take a crucial 13-run lead against South Africa in the third and final Test.
At lunch on day 2 of the third Test, South Africa were 100/3 in 35 overs in reply to India's 223 all out. Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav got rid of Aiden Markram and Keshav Maharaj.
Jasprit Bumrah, not the one to take it lying down, animatedly dusted off the pain as if making fun of Marco Jansen's efforts. Then the two players engaged in a mid-pitch confrontation, prompting Marnus Erasmus to act.
KL Rahul, whose best in Test is the eighth position that he attained in November 2017, struck 123 in the first innings and was involved in a 117-run opening partnership with Mayank Agrawal in the first match against South Africa.
Chasing a target of 305 runs, South Africa were never really in the game as Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Mohammad Siraj bowled relentlessly to keep the Proteas at bay in the first SA vs IND Test.
The 2021 started with India breaching the Fortress Gabba in Australia and it couldn't have been a better end as they have now brought down Supersport Park which has been South Africa's citadel for the longest time.
Jasprit Bumrah (3/50) set the tone for the final morning removing the dogged South Africa skipper Dean Elgar (77 off 156 balls) while Mohammed Siraj (2/47) and Mohammed Shami (2/55) also got into the act.
India became the first Asian team to win a Test match in Centurion on Thursday. After setting a 305-run target, India dismissed South Africa for 191 on Day 5 of the first Test. Catch SA vs IND highlights here.
South African pacer Kagiso Rabada said captain Dean Elgar's presence at the crease on the final day would be key to South Africa's chase in the ongoing first Test against India. The home side need 211 runs to win.
India set a 305 target for South Africa in the first Test at SuperSport Park, Centurion. At the close of play on Day 4, South Africa were 94/4. India need six wickets.
Mohammed Shami's five-wicket haul on Day 2 of the first Test match has given India an upper hand against South Africa. South Africa were bowled out for 197 in reply to India's first innings total of 327.
Mohammed Shami hits the top of Aiden Markram's off stump with a ripper of a delivery on Day 3 of the first Test against South Africa in Centurion. Watch the dismissal here.
Jasprit Bumrah suffered a sprain while bowling the penultimate delivery of the sixth over of the South Africa innings. He scored 14 runs to help India get past the 325-run mark, then dismissed Dean Elgar before walking off the field.
On a pitch spruced up by the second day's persistent rainfall, Lungi made full use of the underlying moisture to finish with figures of 6 for 71 in 24 overs as India lost 7 wickets for 55 runs starting from an overnight score of 272 for 3.
India are favourites to win the three-match Test series against South Africa which starts with the first match on Boxing Day in Johannesburg. South Africa pacer Anrich Nortje has been ruled out of the Test series due to injury.
The touring New Zealand cricket team will be playing India in three T20 internationals on November 17 (Jaipur), 19 (Ranchi) and 21 (Kolkata).
Jasprit Bumrah, who made his T20 International debut against Australia in 2016, took five years and 283 days to become India’s leading wicket-taker in the shortest format.
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