India vs South Africa Highlights: Pujara, Rahane take IND to 85/2 at Stumps, they lead by 58 runs on Day 2 of 2nd Test
India vs South Africa Highlights 2nd Test, Day 2 Updates: India have reached 85/2 at Stumps. The day belonged to IND as they lead by 58 runs after Shardul Thakur's 7/61 helped them bundle out SA for 229 at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. Pujara (35*) and Rahane (11*) will resume on Day 3.
India vs South Africa Score 2nd Test, Day 2 Highlights: The opening half an hour belonged to India as they only conceded 14 runs in 7 overs. But the next 30 belonged to the hosts as Keegan Petersen and Dean Elgar fended off the attack from Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, ...Read More and Mohammed to bring up a gritty 50-run stand. They went on to add 24 runs to it before Shardul Thakur got the wicket of Dean Elgar. The Proteas skipper edged the ball to the wicketkeeper after scoring 28. In the very next over, Keegan Petersen smashed Shami for three consecutive fours and brought up his maiden Test 50. Shardul Thakur bagged two more wickets, of Petersen (62) and Rassie van der Dussen (1) to leave the hosts at 102/4 at Lunch on Day 2. In the first hour of the second session, Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen frustrated the Indian bowlers by stitching a 60-run stand. However, the joy was short-lived as Thakur came back to dismiss them on 51 and 21, respectively, to bag his maiden Test cricket five-wicket haul. Shami then removed Kagiso Rabada for a duck and SA reached 191/7 at Tea. Keshav Maharaj and Marco Jansen then stitched a useful 38-run stand for the 8th wicket to take SA into a first innings lead. Bumrah then cleaned up Maharaj on 22 to bag his first wicket of the match. Eventually, Thakur picked up two more wickets, Jansen (21) and Lungi Ngidi (2), to finish with career-best figures of 7/61 and help India bowl the hosts out of 229. The visitors only trail by 27. The Rahul-led side gained advantage in quick time as KL Rahul (9) and Mayank Agarwal smashed a few boundaries to take India into the lead only after 8 overs. Jansen removed Rahul and soon after, Duanne Oliver trapped Agarwal LBW on 23. Then, out-of-form batter Ajinkya Rahane (11*) and Cheteshwar Pujara (35*) played out the final half an hour to take India to 85/2 after 20 overs at Stumps. India currently lead by 58 runs.
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- Jan 04, 2022 09:13 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live: Curtains on Day 2
That's all the action we have for you today. Thank you so much for joining us. Tomorrow could potentially be the last day of this Test. So, make sure you join us tomorrow morning. Until tomorrow, this is Shivansh Gupta bidding goodbye and goodnight. CIAO!Jan 04, 2022 09:11 PM IST
IND vs SA Live Score: A day to remember for India and Thakur
India had a successful day at the Wanderers in Johannesburg. Not only did they manage to bundle out the hosts quickly, they also saw Shardul Thakur soar to his career-best figures of 7/61 and script numerous records.Jan 04, 2022 09:03 PM IST
IND vs SA: STUMPS ON DAY 2
India have reached 85/2 after 20 overs at Stumps on Day 2. They lead by 58 runs and tomorrow, Cheteshwar Pujara (35*) and Ajinkya Rahane (11*) will resume proceedings on Day 3.Jan 04, 2022 08:54 PM IST
India Vs South Africa: Pujara hits 4th and 5th boundary
FOUR! Fourth boundary for Pujara as he collects four with a drive through backward point. He must feel really good as of now after a tough first innings.
FOUR! Ends the over with an on drive past mid-on for 4.
IND are 73/2 after 18 overs, lead by 47 runsJan 04, 2022 08:50 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Test Live Updates: TRADEMARK RAHANE COVER DRIVE FOR 4
FOUR! YOU KNOW RAHANE IS FEELING GOOD WHEN HE LEANS INTO A COVER DRIVE AND PLAYS IT ON THE UP. Rabada is smacked for another boundary
IND are 65/2 after 17 overs, lead by 38 runsJan 04, 2022 08:46 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live Score: Pujara with a beautiful drive for 4
FOUR! SHOT! Overpitched from Jansen and Pujara present full face of the bat and drives the ball past mid-off for 4.
IND are 59/2 after 16 overs, lead by 52 runsJan 04, 2022 08:43 PM IST
Maiden from Rabada
A maiden to Rahane from Rabada. IND are 55/2 after 15 overs, lead by 28 runsJan 04, 2022 08:39 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test: India cross 50
SHOT! A lovely on drive from Rahane fetches him a couple.
FOUR! TOP-EDGED AND FOUR! Pujara will take it, no matter how they come
IND have crossed 50 and after 14 overs, they are 55/2. They lead by 28 runsJan 04, 2022 08:34 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live Cricket Score
IND are 48/2 after 13 overs, lead by 21 runsJan 04, 2022 08:30 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test Live Score: AGARWAL DEPARTS
OUT! PLUMB IN FRONT! Mayank Agarwal walks back for 23 after Olivier traps him LBW. Just as I was talking about the difference in the two sides, Agarwal shoulders arms an inswinger from Olivier. The ball strikes his back pad and India rightfully decide against reviewing it as the ball would have crashed into the off stump.
IND ARE 44/2 after 11.4 overs, lead by 17 runs
Ajinkya Rahane walks out to batJan 04, 2022 08:27 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test Live Score: More runs for India
FOUR! A real loosener from Olivier. Short ball first up and Pujara swiveled pulled it fine through the fine leg region for 4.
FOUR! Another cracking cover drive from Mayank. This is a brilliant phase of play for the Indians and this is poor bowling from South Africa.Jan 04, 2022 08:24 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test Live: Another four for Mayank
FOUR! Dragged down leg from Jansen and Mayank helps the ball to the fence by glancing it through fine leg.
IND are 35/1 after 11 overs, lead by 8 runs.Jan 04, 2022 08:22 PM IST
IND vs SA Live Score: 10 over gone
A maiden from Ngidi. IND are 31/1 after 10 overs, lead by 4Jan 04, 2022 08:17 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live
3 runs off Marco's next over.
IND are 31/1 after 9 overs, lead by 4Jan 04, 2022 08:12 PM IST
IND vs SA: INDIA TAKE SECOND INNINGS LEAD
THREE! SCORES LEVEL Mayank punches Ngidi through extra cover off the back to level the scores.
INDIA TAKE LEAD! Pujara then takes a single to long leg to get off the mark and take India into the lead.
IND ARE 28/1 after 8 overs, lead by 1 runJan 04, 2022 08:05 PM IST
India Vs South Africa: Rahul falls, Jansen strikes in 1st over
EDGED AND TAKEN! The change is bowling has worked as Jansen, coming from over the wicket and angling the ball away from the right-hander, induces and edge from Rahul and is caught at second slip.
RAHUL STAYS AS UMPIRES SEND IT UPSTAIRS TO CHECK IF THE BALL HAS CARRIED. Soft signal is out
Replay shows Markram had the fingers underneath the ball and hence, RAHUL IS OUT and has to walk back.
IND are 24/1 after 6.5 overs.
Cheteshwar Pujara is the new batter in.Jan 04, 2022 08:00 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live Score: Another bowling change
21-year-old Marco Jansen is introduced into the attackJan 04, 2022 08:00 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Test Live Updates
Lungi Ngidi is introduced into the attack.
1 off the over. IND are 24/0 after 6 overs, trail by 3Jan 04, 2022 07:55 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test: Rabada to Mayank- 4,4 yet again
FOUR! Lovely and classy from Mayank. And you expect nothing less from him. Full and straight from Rabada. Agarwal drives it through mid-on for 4
FOUR! Once again, Rabada strays down leg and Mayank flicks the half-volley through the cow corner for 4.
IND are 23/0 after 5 overs, trail by 4 runsJan 04, 2022 07:52 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live Cricket Score: First four for Rahul
FOUR! Short and wide from Olivier and Rahul slashes the ball over backward point for 4.
IND are 15/0 after 4 overs, trail by 12 runsJan 04, 2022 07:47 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test Live Score: Rabada to Agarwal- 4,4
FOUR! Mayank off the mark with a boundary over deep backward point off Rabada.
FOUR! SWEETEST OF TIMING! A rank half-volley from Rabada outside off and Mayank gets into position very quickly, leans slightly and nonchalantly picks up 4 through cover.
IND are 11/0 after 3 overs, trail by 16 runsJan 04, 2022 07:44 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test Live: Neat start from Olivier
Just two runs off Olivier's 1st over. IND are 3/0 after 2 overs, trail by 24 runsJan 04, 2022 07:40 PM IST
Duanne Olivier into the attack
As expected, Olivier is sharing the new ball with Rabada.Jan 04, 2022 07:39 PM IST
IND vs SA Live Score: KL Rahul off the mark
Off the mark, is Rahul, with a single to long leg.
IND are 1/0 after 1 over, trail by 26 runsJan 04, 2022 07:36 PM IST
India vs South Africa: India's 2nd innings begins
Indian openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal have walked out to the centre. Kagiso Rabada to open the attack.
The visitors trail the hosts by 27 runs.Jan 04, 2022 07:34 PM IST
IND vs SA Live Score: Unique record for Shardul Thakur
Thakur's 7/61 makes him the proud owner of a unique record. This is now the best-ever bowling figures for an Indian bowler against SA in Tests. He first removed the two overnight batters in Elgar and Petersen before dismissing RCV at the stroke of lunch.
In the second session, he broke another threatening partnership between Bavuma and Verreynne to complete his 5-fer. Then, Bumrah and Shami bagged a wicket each before Shardul came back to bag 2 wickets in 2 balls to help India bundle the Proteas out.Jan 04, 2022 07:25 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live: THAKUR HAS 7, SA BOWLED OUT
OUT! TAKE A BOW, SHARDUL! He bags 7/61 as the hosts are bowled out for 229. Ngidi edges the ball to keeper Pant for a golden duck.
SA end with a first innings lead of 27Jan 04, 2022 07:25 PM IST
IND vs SA: Shardul Thakur picks 6th wicket
OUT! IN THE AIR AND GONE! Thakur is back into the attack and Jansen look to tonk him over leg side. He top edges it and is caught by Ashwin charging in from the deep.
SA are 228/9 after 79.1 overs, lead by 26 runs.
Lungi Ngidi is the new batter inJan 04, 2022 07:20 PM IST
India Vs South Africa: India lose another review
HOW'S THAT? NOT-OUT AND INDIA REVIEW! Mohammed Shami is brought back into the attack and he makes an impact immediately. The ball pitches on good length and nips back into Olivier sharply. The umpire gives it not-out.
Ultra-edge shows no bat involved and the ball tracker shows that the ball is missing the stumps.
UMPIRE TO STAND WITH HIS DECISION. India lose another review
SA are 228/8 after 79 overs, lead by 26 runsJan 04, 2022 07:14 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live Score: Jansen continues to pile on the lead
FOUR! Short from Bumrah and Jansen throws the kitchen sink at the pull shot. The ball flies off the top edge and over the keeper for 4.
FOUR! WHAT A SHOT! THAT'S GONE TO THE FENCE LIKE A TRACER BULLET. Fullish delivery from Bumrah around middle stump, Jansen makes room, clears the front leg and smacks the ball deep mid-wicket for 4.
SA are 228/8 after 78 overs, lead by 26 runsJan 04, 2022 07:10 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Test Live Updates
SA are 220/8 after 77 overs, lead by 18 runsJan 04, 2022 07:03 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live Score: BUMRAH SENDS MAHARAJ PACKING
BOWLED HIM! Jasprit Bumrah is off the mark in this Test as he knocks off Keshav Maharaj's off stump. Keshav is gone for a handy 21.
SA are 217/8, lead by 15 runsJan 04, 2022 06:56 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test:
FOUR! These late blows are bound to hurt India. Short again from Thakur and this time, Maharaj pulls him over mid-on for 4. Maharaj has moved to 20 in just 25 balls.
SA are 213/7 after 75 overs, lead by 11 runsJan 04, 2022 06:50 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live Cricket Score: SA gain lead
FIRST INNINGS LEAD! Marco Jansen chips the ball to cow corner and the batters run two to take the hosts ahead
SA are 203/7 after 73 overs, lead by 1 runJan 04, 2022 06:43 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test Live Score: 200 up for the hosts
SA now trail by 2 runs as Bumrah's bouncer beats the batter and the keeper to trickle to the fence for 4 byes.
SA are 200/7 after 72 overs, trail by 2 runsJan 04, 2022 06:40 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test Live: Bumrah is back into the attack
Jasprit Bumrah is back for another spell. So far, his figures read 0-37 in 17 overs.Jan 04, 2022 06:37 PM IST
IND vs SA Live Score: ‘SHOT BOY’
FOUR! Caressed through the off-side for 4. Thakur goes short and wide and Jansen creams the ball through cover-point on the up for 4. “Shot boy” was Maharaj's reaction from the non-striker's end.
OUCH! Thakur's sharp inswinger climbs sharply onto Jansen and despite being so tall, he is struck on the chest. He was pressing forward and the ball missed everything to ram into the chest. OUCH! There's a massive red bruise on his chest and the physio is applying some ice
After a short hold-up and some treatment, we are back underway!
SA are 195/7 after 71 overs, trail by 7 runsJan 04, 2022 06:30 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live: LET'S PLAY
Marco Jansen and Keshav Maharaj have walked their guards.
Shardul Thakur to get us underway with the ball. LET'S PLAY!Jan 04, 2022 06:26 PM IST
IND vs SA: Welcome back for the final session of the day
Hello and welcome back for the third and final session of the day.
How long will India take to bundle out the hosts? Let's find outJan 04, 2022 06:13 PM IST
India Vs South Africa - TEA
Another session belongs to India. 3 wickets in the session, including Thakur bagging his maiden 5-wicket haul. Stay tuned! We will be back in 10 minutesJan 04, 2022 06:10 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test: Maharaj smacks Shami for 4
FOUR! Cracking shot from Maharaj, this time, he smacks the ball through covers off the back foot.
SA are 191/7 after 70 overs, trail by 11 runsJan 04, 2022 06:08 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Test Live Updates: Maharaj attacks
FOUR! We know Keshav likes to attack and today is no different. Short ball from Thakur and Maharaj pulls it for 4 through deep square leg. Nice shot.
SA are 185/7 after 69 overs, trail by 17 runsJan 04, 2022 06:02 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live Score: GONE! RABADA FALLS
OUT! SOUTH AFRICA ARE CRUMBLING HERE! Rabada drives, mistimes it and ends up chipping it straight to mid-wicket. He is gone for a duck
SA are 180/7 after 68 overs, trail by 22 runs.
Keshav Maharaj is the new batter inJan 04, 2022 05:56 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test Live Score: Shardul's maiden fifer
OUT! Shardul gets Bavuma too! Picks up his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket as India gain control in Johannesburg. What a spell from the 30-year-old.Jan 04, 2022 05:42 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test Live Score: WICKET!
OUT! Shardul strikes again! He traps Verreynne, who makes his way back after scoring 21.
South Africa 162/5 after 65 overs, trail by 40 runsJan 04, 2022 05:37 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test Live Score: A cracking shot from Bavuma
A loose delivery from Shardul and Bavuma slices it to point region for a boundary.
SA are 159/4 after 63 overs, trail by 43 runsJan 04, 2022 05:31 PM IST
India Vs South Africa 2nd Test: 50-run partnership
Bavuma and Verreynne have added 50 for the fifth wicket, helping SA go past the 150-run mark. They will be now looking to reduce the deficit even further.
South Africa 153-4 after 62 oversJan 04, 2022 05:28 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Test Live Updates: Bavuma in control
What a shot! Straight down the ground from Bavuma with perfect timing and showing full face of the bat. South Africa get past the 150-run mark.
South Africa 151-4 after 61 oversJan 04, 2022 05:22 PM IST
India Vs South Africa Live Cricket Score
SA have added 110 runs in 40 overs today amid Shardul's triple burst. Bavuma and Verreynne have added 45 and this partnership could be decisive.
SA are 147/4 after 60 overs, trail by 55 runsStory SavedLive Score