IND vs SA, 2nd Test Day 4, Live Score: It rained heavily, the match would start and be delayed

IND vs SA, 2nd Test, Day 3, LIVE Score in English: South Africa have to score 240 runs to win this match and level the series.

There are currently covers on the wicket in Johannesburg. (Pic Credit CSA Twitter)

Today is the fourth day of the second test match between India and South Africa being played in Johannesburg. This day is the deciding day of this match. South Africa need 122 runs to win while they have two days and eight wickets. India had set a challenge of 240 runs in front of the hosts on the third day. South Africa ended the third day with 118 runs for the loss of two wickets. The biggest threat to India is the captain of the host team, Dean Elgar. Elgar returned unbeaten on 46 and today his innings will be important for his team as well as his wicket will be very important for India as well. Indian bowlers have so much power that they can take eight wickets for South Africa from here and can win this match and series. At this time though there are covers on the wicket and it is raining lightly, which is delaying the start of the match.

Playing-11 of both the teams

India: KL Rahul (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj.

South Africa: Dean Elgar (c), Aidan Markram, Keegan Pietersen, Rasi van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Kyle Veren (wk), Marco Yanson, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Duane Olivier, Lungi Ngidi.

Match Highlights

  • captain in charge

    South Africa’s entire hopes rest on captain Dean Elgar. Elgar will be trying to get the team to victory by completing his half-century today. His wicket will be very important for India as well.

  • rain can become a villain

    On the fourth day, the eyes of both the teams will also be on the weather. There was no rain for the first three days, but the possibility of rain is being expressed on the fourth day. It has rained lightly in the beginning of the day.

LIVE Cricket Score & Updates

  • 06 Jan 2022 02:52 PM (IST)

    heavy rain

    It was raining lightly in Johannesburg since morning but now this rain has intensified due to which the start of the match will be delayed further.

  • 06 Jan 2022 02:14 PM (IST)

    the rain still hasn’t stopped

    The rain has still not stopped in Johannesburg and due to this the start of the match is getting delayed further. The covers are intact on the pitch amidst incessant rain.

  • 06 Jan 2022 01:26 PM (IST)

    Match start delayed due to rain

    The play of the fourth day of the second test match being played between India and South Africa in Johannesburg will not start on time. The reason for this is rain. It is raining lightly in Johannesburg and due to this the match will not be able to start on time.

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