ND vs SA, 3rd Test, Day 3, Live Score In Hindi: India took a 13-run lead on the basis of first innings
Ind vs SA, live score: Rishabh Pant’s brilliant batting
India vs South Africa: The third Test match of the Test series between India and South Africa is being played in Cape Town. Today is the third day of the match. India scored 130 for four at lunch on Thursday, the third day of the third and deciding Test against South Africa. India’s total lead is now 143 runs. At the time of lunch, Rishabh Pant was playing on 51 and captain Virat Kohli was on 28. Both of them have added 72 runs for the fifth wicket so far. Kagiso Rabada and Marco Jensen have taken two wickets each for South Africa.
India: Virat Kohli (Captain), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav.
South Africa: Dean Elgar (c), Aidan Markram, Keegan Pietersen, Rasi van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Kyle Verne (wk), Marco Yanson, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Duane Olivier, Lungi Ngidi.
India scored 130 runs till lunch
India have scored 130 runs for the loss of four wickets till the lunch break, taking their lead to 143. Rishabh Pant was on 51 and captain Virat Kohli was on 28 at the time of lunch.
Rishabh Pant’s fifty
Rishabh Pant completed his fifty in 60 balls. In his innings, he hit four fours and a six.
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13 Jan 2022 04:51 PM (IST)
Keshav Maharaj started the second session
After lunch, the first over was given to Keshav Maharaj. Elgar wanted to start a new season with spin. However, only two runs came in this over.
13 Jan 2022 04:48 PM (IST)
Match will start in a while
After lunch, South Africa will be eyeing to break the partnership of Pant and Kohli. Pant and Kohli have to keep their wickets at any cost. Match will start in a while
13 Jan 2022 04:15 PM (IST)
India lead by 143 runs till lunch
India have scored 130 runs for the loss of four wickets till the lunch break, taking their lead to 143. The day had a bad start. Rahane and Pujara returned to the pavilion in the first two overs. After this Pant and Kohli took over the innings. Rishabh Pant was on 51 and captain Virat Kohli was on 28 at the time of lunch.
13 Jan 2022 04:05 PM (IST)
Pant completed his half-century
Marco brought the 43rd over. On the third ball of the over, Pant played a shot at mid-wicket and took two runs. With this, he completed his half-century. This is his first fifty against South Africa. He completed his 50 runs in 60 balls with the help of four fours and a six.
13 Jan 2022 04:01 PM (IST)
Brilliant six from Pant
Keshav Maharaj brought the 41st over. Pant hit a brilliant six on the third ball of the over. Played a shot with full force at long on. Overall, seven runs came in this over.
13 Jan 2022 03:59 PM (IST)
Pant got injured
Pant got hurt in his wrist and Physio is checking up on the ground. Pant is ready to bat, after a short break, the match has started again.
13 Jan 2022 03:45 PM (IST)
Kohli hit a four
Kagiso Rabada brought 37th over and gave away seven runs. The ball was a no ball on the last day of the over. After this, Kohli hit the next ball for a four. Kohli is batting slow but for the time being the team needs to stay on his crease.
13 Jan 2022 03:23 PM (IST)
Brilliant boundary from Pant
It’s been three overs after the drinks break. And in these 3 overs, India has scored six runs. The very first ball of Oliver, who came to the 34th over, Pant hit a four towards the covers. After 34 overs, India’s lead has reached 109 runs.
13 Jan 2022 03:06 PM (IST)
India’s lead crosses 100
31 overs of India’s second innings are over. After losing the wickets of Rahane and Pujara earlier in the day, Pant and Kohli are trying to handle the innings. India has taken its lead to 103 by scoring 90 runs.
13 Jan 2022 02:50 PM (IST)
Great batting by Pant
Pant is looking in good form today. He has played only 25 balls and scored 20 runs. In this short innings of his, he has hit three fours. On the other hand, Kohli is batting very smoothly and is trying to handle the innings.
13 Jan 2022 02:38 PM (IST)
Rabada’s expensive over
Kagiso Rabda came with the 23rd over and gave 10 runs. On the first ball of the over, Pant hit a four on the fine shot leg. He hit another boundary on the last ball of the over. This has been the best over of the day so far.
13 Jan 2022 02:30 PM (IST)
Pant-Kohli’s slow batting
Rabada brought the 21st over, which was a maiden. After this Marco’s over was also maiden. Indian batsmen are playing cautiously now as the team would not like to lose a single wicket here.
13 Jan 2022 02:20 PM (IST)
Rahane too out
Kagiso Rabada and Ajinkya Rahane were dismissed in the 19th over. India have lost two wickets in the first two overs of the third day. The ball hit Rahane’s bat and went into the hands of captain Elgar standing at first slip. The umpire did not give out and South Africa decided to take a review. It was clearly visible in the ultra-age that the ball was hit on the edge of the bat. Rahane came back after scoring one run in nine balls.
13 Jan 2022 02:11 PM (IST)
Difficulty for India
The first over of the third day was very expensive for India. With Pujara losing the wicket, now the pressure on Virat Kohli has increased. The team has achieved a lead of 71 runs so far but has also lost three important wickets.
13 Jan 2022 02:06 PM (IST)
Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara started the third day’s play. Pujara was out on the second ball of the innings. The credit for this wicket goes to Keegan Pietersen in place of bowler Marco, who dived and took a brilliant one-handed catch. He returned after scoring nine runs in 33 balls.