India failed to defend 240 against South Africa in the second Test to suffer their first-ever defeat at the Wanderers, Johannesburg. On a rain-affected Day 4, the Proteas knocked off the required 122 runs with ease.
Coming out with a strong response in pursuit of a challenging 240-run target, South Africa ended the day three of the second Test against India at 118 for two. India need eight wickets.
Catch Day 3 highlights and cricket scores of second South Africa vs India Test, being played at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. South Africa were 118/2 at the close of play.
Shardul Thakur claimed seven wickets in South Africa's first innings of the second Test. His previous best bowling was four for 61 against Australia in the second innings at Brisbane in 2020-21.
India reached 85 for 2 in their second innings at stumps on day two after dismissing South Africa for 229 in the second Test at the Wanderers. India dismissed the Proteas for 229 with Shardul Thakur taking seven wickets.
Shardul Thakur returned with figures of 7/61 in 17.5 overs on Day 2 of the second Test to help India dismiss South Africa for 229. India, however, conceded a 27-run lead.
Shardul Thakur bowled a short delivery to Rassie van der Dussen, who nicked the ball to India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant. The southpaw dived forward to complete the catch but failed to collect it cleanly.
Shardul Thakur (3/8 in 4.5 overs), the fourth seamer in the side, raised his game to remove the stodgy Dean Elgar (28 off 120 balls) and young Keegan Petersen (62 off 118 balls) before lunch on Day 2 of the second Test.
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.
After making his Test debut in 2018, Shardul Thakur got his second Test earlier this year in Australia. And the 30-year-old played his part as a makeshift Indian side breached Fortress Gabba.
Here's a look at India's possible combination for the first Test match against South Africa. India take on South Africa in the Boxing Day Test at Supersport Park in Centurion, starting December 26.
The couple is likely to get married after the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, which will be held later in the year in Australia. Shardul Thakur is taking a break from international cricket.
New Zealand crushed India by eight wickets to record their first win in Super 12. This is India's second straight loss in the ICC T20 World Cup. Catch highlights.
Both India and New Zealand have lost against Pakistan in their respective T20 World Cup Super 12 openers. Get here details of live streaming of IND vs NZ.
With Pakistan registering a hat-trick of wins, India face New Zealand in a 'do or die' T20 World Cup game on Sunday. And there's a selection headache.
With Pakistan sitting on top of the group, courtesy of their hattrick of wins in the T20 World Cup, the India vs New Zealand game in Dubai on Sunday have become a virtual semifinal.
Hardik Pandya last rolled his arm over in the Sri Lanka series in July and didn't bowl a single over in the UAE leg of the IPL for Mumbai Indians.
Chennai Super Kings have found a dependable bowling all-rounder in Shardul Thakur. The Mumbai man will have a big role to play in the IPL 2021 final vs Kolkata Knight Riders.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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