South Africa vs India Newlands Cape Town Test: The deciding match of the Test series being played at Newlands in Cape Town has almost slipped from the hands of Team India. Now India will have to do a miracle to win on the fourth day. In response to the target of 212 runs from India, by the end of the third day’s play, South Africa scored 101 runs for two wickets. The third day’s play ended with the dismissal of South African captain Dean Elgar.
At stumps, Keegan Pietersen returned unbeaten on 48 off 61 balls with the help of seven fours. While Dean Elgar scored 30 runs in 96 balls with the help of three fours. Earlier, Aidan Markram got out after scoring 16 runs in 22 balls with the help of four fours.
South Africa now have to score 111 runs on the fourth day to win. In the second innings for India so far, Jasprit Bumrah took one wicket each for 29 runs and Mohammed Shami gave 22 runs.
IND vs SA 3rd Test: Rishabh Pant created history by scoring a century in Cape Town Test, made this big record his name
Rishabh Pant scored a century
Earlier, the Indian team scored 198 runs in their second innings and set a target of 212 runs to South Africa. Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant scored a century for India. He scored an unbeaten 100 in 139 balls with the help of six fours and four sixes.
Apart from Rishabh Pant’s unbeaten 100 for India, captain Virat Kohli played an innings of 29 runs. There was a partnership of 94 runs for the fifth wicket between the two. Pant stood at one end and wickets kept falling at regular intervals on the other.
Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin 07, Shardul Thakur 05, Umesh Yadav 00 and Mohammed Shami were also dismissed for zero. But Pant completed his century in 133 balls. During this, his bat hit six fours and four sixes. This is Rishabh Pant’s fourth century in Test cricket. At the same time, this is his third Test century abroad.
Marco Jansen took the maximum four wickets for South Africa. Jansen took four wickets for 36 runs in 19.3 overs. Apart from this, Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi took three wickets each.
On the last tour of South Africa, Team India had won the ODI series, these players did a great performance