Chasing 212 runs for victory, South Africa are 101/2 at the stumps on Day 3 of the third and final Test against India in Cape Town. The hosts need 111 runs to win with Keegan Petersen batting on 48.
Dean Elgar played a captain's knock to help South Africa beat India in the second Test match at the Wanderers. The skipper hit an unbeaten 96 as the Proteas chased down a 240-run target for their first win at the venue.
South Africa defeated India by seven wickets for the first time to level the ongoing three-Test series 1-1. India had won the first game at Centurion. India are yet to win a Test series in South Africa.
India lost the second Test against South Africa by seven wickets at the Wanderers. Virat Kohli, who missed the match with a back spasm, is likely to return for the third and series decider.
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.
Catch Day 4 highlights and cricket scores of the second Test between South Africa and India at the Wanderers, Johannesburg. South Africa won by seven wickets to level series 1-1.
Virat Kohli was ruled out of the second Test against South Africa just before start of the game because of an upper back spasm, leaving K L Rahul to lead the side in the crucial match.
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.
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.
Cheteshwar Pujara hit his 32nd half-century, in 160 innings of 94 matches, on Day 3 of second South Africa vs India Test. He also scored 18 centuries in Tests since 2010. Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for most 50-plus innings in Tests.
India reached 188 for six at lunch to stretch their overall lead to 161 runs against South Africa on the third day of the second Test at the Wanderers. Hanuma Vihari and Shardul Thakur were batting on 6 and 4 respectively.
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.
Catch Day 2 highlights and cricket scores of the second Test between South Africa and India, being played at the Wanderers, Johannesburg. India took a lead of 58 runs.
On Day 1 of the first South Africa vs India Test match at Wanderers, Duanne Olivier became the joint third-quickest Proteas bowler to get fifty wickets in terms of matches.
If runs have dried up on the field, Virat Kohli's off-the-field relationship with the BCCI hasn't exactly made matters easy for him as the establishment's poster boy isn't now on very good terms with the big wigs of the board.
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
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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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