In the Cape Town Test, Team India got a lead of 13 runs on the basis of the first innings, although they lost both their openers in the second innings.
IND vs SA: Tackling continues in Cape Town Test
Cape Town Test (Cape Town Test) The bowlers once again appeared on the second day and after South Africa, the Indian team (India vs South Africa, 3rd Test) also suffered loss. bumrah (Jasprit Bumrah) On the basis of five wickets, Team India got a lead of 13 runs in the first innings but in the second innings, they lost both their openers. Mayank Agarwal 7 and KL Rahul got out after scoring just 10 runs. Rabada took the wicket of Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul was once again brought to the pavilion by Marco Yanson. India have scored 57 runs for 2 wickets in the second innings and are 70 runs ahead on the basis of lead in the first innings. By the end of the day, captain Virat Kohli is standing at the crease after scoring 14 and Cheteshwar Pujara scoring 9 runs. Despite the tremendous bowling in Cape Town, there is a fierce battle between India and South Africa.
The hero of the second day proved to be Jasprit Bumrah, who took five wickets in the innings for the 7th time in his Test career. For the second time in South Africa, Bumrah got the five-wicket hall. Apart from Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav took 2-2 wickets. Shardul Thakur got one wicket. South African team was bundled out for 210 runs in the first innings and Team India got a lead of 13 runs.
South Africa’s poor batting
The South African team, which lost captain Dean Elgar’s wicket on the first day, had plenty of runs to score as Cape Town was sunny and the pitch looked good. Although Jasprit Bumrah had come on the field with some other mood and he gave a wonderful start to Team India by bowling Aiden Markram on the second ball of the day itself. Maharaj struggled but his end was ended by Umesh Yadav’s excellent in swing. Maharaj scored 25 runs. After this, Keegan Pietersen continued his excellent form. He retained the team in the match with a half-century partnership with Resie Van der Dusse. However, this pair was also broken by Umesh Yadav’s excellent out swing. Duce got out after scoring 21 runs.
Bavuma comes to the wicket and looks very solid. Keegan Pietersen also brought the weak balls to their end. This pair was becoming a threat and then Shami made India’s return by taking 2 wickets in 3 balls. Shami achieved tremendous success by first dismissing Bavuma and Virene for 0. After this Bumrah bowled Marco Yanson and in the end he got the five-wicket haul by taking the wicket of Lungi Ngidi. The important thing is that Team India got a small but important lead of 13 runs.
Opening flop in second innings as well
India expected a good opening from KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal in the second innings but Rabada did not allow it to happen. Mayank Agarwal caught Dean Elgar off Rabada’s finest ball. After this, Marco Yanson gave a big blow to India by dismissing KL Rahul for 10 runs. However, after this, captain Virat Kohli, along with Pujara, rebuilt the Indian innings with an unbeatable 33-run partnership. By the end of the game, India have a lead of 70 runs and now on the third day they will be eyeing a lead of 300 runs.