India and South Africa have started the second day of the game. Cheteshwar Pujara and Rohit Sharma are on the field. At the end of the day yesterday, India were 28 for three. Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli, the leading Indian batsmen have returned to the dressing room. India had restricted South Africa to 286. India is still trailing by 258 runs.
The first session is important on the second day and the Indian batsmen have to worry that South African bowlers will not be successful. In fact, the Indian team has the opportunity to dominate the Test today, but the Indian batsmen have to do their best in front of the bowlers of South Africa.
After starting chasing the target, India started aggressively trying to put pressure on South African bowlers. Shikhar Dhawan hit three boundaries and warned the hosts of the danger. However, Vijay was caught by Dean Algarve in the 5th over.
Second Day, India Started Well
Vijay hit just one run in 17 balls and came back to the dressing room. After this, Dhawan was expected to retain one side. However, Dale Steyn’s short-ball ball took the wicket of Dhawan. Staneck caught him with a catch and sent him back. After that, captain Virat Kohli was dismissed for 5, Morne Morkel made India 28 for three in 11 overs.
In the first innings of the match, Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s control came to an end with Africa’s first innings total of 286 runs in 73.1 overs. Bhuvneshwar’s 4 wickets left the hosts stunned. The spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up two wickets for 21 runs to help Bhuvi get good support. At the same time, the hosts scored two half-centuries by AB de Villiers (65) and captain Faf du Plessis (62).
As per the latest report, India is all out on 209. Hardik Pandya scored a fighting 93 runs.
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