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IND vs SA 2nd Test: 23 wickets fell on the first day of the Cape Town Test, India’s position is strong | leader

Leaders Online Desk : IND vs SA 2nd Test : The first day’s play of the Cape Town Test is over. In the second innings, South Africa’s score is 62 for 3. Aidan Markram with 36 and David Bedingham with seven runs. India still lead by 36 runs with seven wickets remaining in South Africa’s second innings. Mukesh Kumar took two wickets and Jasprit Bumrah took one wicket for India in the second innings. Dean Elgar was dismissed for 12 runs. Tony Giorgi and Tristan Stubbs conceded one run each.

India’s first innings ended on 153 runs. India lost the last six wickets without a single run. At one point India’s score was 153 for 4. Virat Kohli and Lokesh Rahul were batting. However, after Rahul’s dismissal, the back-order batsmen barely made an appearance on the field and retreated. Only three Indian batsmen could reach double figures. Captain Rohit played an innings of 39 runs. Shubman Gill scored 36 and Virat Kohli top scored with 46. Apart from these three, only Lokesh Rahul was able to open an account. He scored eight runs. Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj, Famous Krishna and Mukesh Kumar (not out) could not open their accounts.

India lost 6 wickets in 11 balls

India lost the last 6 wickets without a single run. On a score of 153, the team lost 4 wickets, a score on which the team was all out. The team lost wickets on the first, third and fifth balls of the 34th over. Then in the 35th over too, India lost wickets on the second, fourth and fifth balls. Lungi Ngidi took three wickets in the 34th over and Kagiso Rabada took two wickets in the 35th over. Meanwhile Mohammad Siraj was run out.

Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi and Andre Berger took three wickets each for South Africa. An Indian batsman was run out. However, based on the first innings, India have a significant lead of 98 runs. Looking at the nature of the pitch, the Indian team is ahead in the match. India will now be looking to send South Africa’s top order to the pavilion this season. Indian bowlers will try to win this match by an innings margin. A target of 50-plus runs may be difficult for India considering the pitch.

The second Test between India and South Africa is being played at the Newlands ground in Cape Town. South Africa won the toss and elected to bat. India bowled powerfully and dismissed the host team cheaply. South Africa’s first innings ended for 55 runs in 23.2 overs before lunch. This is the lowest score by any team in a Test against India. Fast bowler Mohammad Siraj took 6 wickets giving 15 runs in 9 overs. Jasprit Bumrah and Mukesh Kumar took two wickets each. The. Kyle Verne top scored for Africa with 15 runs. David Bedingham contributed 12 runs.

Shreyas dismissed without opening account

Shreyas Iyer was dismissed without opening his account. He faced only two balls. Nandre Berger had him caught by wicketkeeper Vernekar.

India’s third wicket

India’s third wicket fell on 105 runs. Shubman Gill was dismissed for 36 runs. He was caught by Marco Jansenker by Andre Berger.

India’s second wicket

India’s second wicket fell on 72 runs. Captain Rohit Sharma was dismissed after scoring 39 runs. He was caught by Marco Jansenker by Andre Berger.

India’s first innings lead (IND vs SA 2nd Test)

The Indian team has taken the lead in the first innings. Rohit Sharma scored quick runs and put the Indian team in good shape. In the meantime, he formed a half-century partnership with Shubman Gill. With this, the Indian team has a chance to take a big lead in the first innings.

Out on a successful zero

Yashasvi Jaiswal did not bat in the first innings of the second Test. He was dismissed without opening the account. He faced seven balls. He was clean bowled by Kagiso Rabada.

The. Africa lost by 55 runs

Hosts South Africa’s first innings was bowled out for 55 runs. After a disappointing performance in the first Test match, the Indian bowlers came up with a brilliant knock in the Cape Town Test. Mohammad Siraj took the highest six wickets. Jasprit Bumrah and Mukesh Kumar took two wickets each. Only two South African batsmen could reach double figures. Kyle Verne contributed 15 runs and David Bedingham contributed 12 runs. Apart from this, no batsman could reach double figures. Aiden Markram (2), Dean Elgar (4), Tony De Georgi (2), Tristan Stubbs (3), Marco Jansen (0), Keshav Maharaj (1), Kagiso Rabada (2), Andre Berger (4) came. So returned to the tent.

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