India are coming into this tournament after winning the U-19 Asia Cup in Dubai. India begin their campaign in the ICC U-19 World Cup against South Africa in Guyana on January 15. India are four-time champion.
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.
Rishabh Pant's 100 not constituted for more than 50 per cent of India's shoddy second innings total of 198 with Virat Kohli's 29 being the second-highest individual score. South Africa still need 111 runs.
South Africa captain Dean Elgar seemed to have benefitted from a controversial DRS call in the 21st over on Day 3 of the third Test against India. Virat Kohli was left fuming by the incident.
The Newlands Test also witnessed the visiting captain Virat Kohli become the fourth Indian and 18th player overall to bat in 500 innings or more in international cricket. Here's a look at some stats from Day 3.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa had tendered his letter of resignation to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on January 3. However, after meeting the Sri Lankan Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa recently, the southpaw has changed his mind.
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Wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant played a vital unbeaten knock as India looked to set a defendable target in the third and final Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
Rishabh Pant was unbeaten on 51 off 60 balls while Virat Kohli (28 batting off 127 balls) added only 14 runs to his overnight score of 14 as India's overall lead now stands at 143.
The tournament, facing the constant threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, will feature 16 teams divided across four groups and is being held in the Caribbean for the first time. India are in Group B.
Joe Root had expressed his desire to play in the IPL earlier too even though he had decided against entering the auction. The mega-auction ahead of the upcoming season is scheduled to be held on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru.
Pacer Scott Boland, who is having a spectacular debut Test series, hurt his ribs during Sydney Test and his place in playing XI is subject to a fitness test. Australia are leading the Ashes series 3-0. The 4th Test ended in a draw.
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.
India captain Virat Kohli has taken 45 catches in 87 innings of 44 Test matches at home while he held 55 catches in 101 innings of 55 Test matches away from home.
Umesh Yadav has so far played his part in India's bid to win their first-ever Test series win in South Africa. Replacing fellow pacer Mohammed Siraj, Yadav took two wickets on Day 2 of the series-deciding third Test.
The mega auction ahead of IPL 2022 is scheduled to be held on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru. The last date of filing nominations for the same is Friday, January 14.
Washington Sundar was supposed to travel to Cape Town with the ODI members on Wednesday and join the rest of the squad ahead of the ODI series starting January 19th.
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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