Cape Town: The bowlers, who were on the fourth day of the match, lost to India by 72 runs
After converting South Africa to a small score of 130 in Cape Town, it seemed as if the Indian team could win in the match, but the bowlers of the hosts made the target of 208 very difficult. Captain Virat Kohli, Dharmandar all-rounder Hardik Pandya, experienced batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Rohit Sharma could not do anything special, and South African bowlers gave their team a 72 by winning the best bowling. Philander took 6 wickets as he was impressive and Team India suffered the fourth day on the fourth day.
The fourth day of the match was the name of the bowlers. Earlier, the Indian bowlers showed greatness and then the hosts of the host team got screwed. On the fourth day, both teams lost 18 wickets. Apart from Pacer Philander of South Africa, Morne Morkel and Kagiso Rabada took 2-2 wickets in their favor
India vs. South Africa, fourth day
Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay started the Indian innings. Both of them initially showed a restrained game, but the peak became the victim of Morne Morkel in the round-the-clock play of a wrong shot. Dhawan scored 16 runs off 20 balls with the help of two fours. The victory over the team score of 30 is also going on. He reviewed twice before, which was successful, which was successful. Vijay was caught by Paes Philander at AB de Villiers. Veteran Pujara also became the victim of Morkel by making 4 runs.
Team India’s 3 wickets fell to 39 runs, after which Kohli and Rohit added 32 runs for the fourth wicket. Virat was looking good in form, but Philander gave him LBW out. Virat hit 4 fours in 40 balls. Rohit had hopes but he could not stay too long and Philander sent the pavilion to a personal score of 10 runs.
After returning the half-team pavilion at 76 runs, Hardik Pandya got down on the crease. Hardic Pandya, who scored 93 in the first innings, was caught by Kagiso Rabada and he was caught by De Villiers for only 1 run. After Pandey’s dismissal, wicketkeeper batsman Riddhiman Saha scored a lbw off Rudra’s personal score of 8 runs and Team India scored 82 runs for 7 wickets.
Earlier, pacer Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, India’s excellent bowling helped South Africa to post 130 for the second innings. Shami and Bumrah got 3-3 wickets while Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar made 2-2 wickets. When the game of fourth day started, then the situation in India was not good. South Africa had 142 runs and had 8 wickets in hand. It was believed that there are many challenges before Captain Virat Kohli’s army, but this team India is a different one. The team is aggressive. This team does not play defensively and always tries to dominate the opposition team.
Indian bowlers bowled on the right line and length on the fourth day and the South African batsmen looked helpless in front of fast bowlers. In the second over of the day, India had great success in hand. Legendary batsman Hashim Amla was caught by Rohit Sharma in the street after making just four runs. Amla tried to play a shot in the covers at Mohammed Shami, but the ball went towards Rohit Sharma standing in the street with the edge of the bat. Rohit went ahead and took a magnificent catch. However, the staff were not satisfied that the catch was caught clean. Onion umpires decided to seek the help of the third umpire, and in Replay it became clear that Rohit’s claim was correct. This was the third success story for India.
Night watchman Kagiso Rabada playing Tikkar They were giving AB de Villiers but Shami gave Rabada another success. Rabada started bat on this ball which went out a little. Instead of looking in the middle of the ball, the ball went towards the slip faster than on the edge. Standing in the second slip here, Virat Kohli kept pace with the ball in front of Cheteshwar Pujara in the first slip. Shami was constantly bowling outside the off-stump and he also got the benefit of it. India got wickets for the second day’s set batsmen on the fourth day soon.
After this, South Africa captain Fawd du Plessis came to the crease. Due to the threat of du Plessis, Jaspreet Bumrah, the Indian team, got rid of. In the 29th over of the ninth and innings of the day, Bumrah hit a superb ball. The ball, with a speed of 141 kmph, jumped fast after eating tips on the good length. The ball touched the glove of Du Plessis and went into the gloves of the wicketkeeper Saha.
In the first innings of South Africa, Du Plessis was the only one to have his team recovering from a crisis of 12/3 with AB de Villiers. The failure of du Plessis could have been dangerous for India. But today the Indian team came with some different intentions. On the third day, the rain made the wicket a little too difficult for bowling and Indian bowlers were taking advantage of it.
Bumrah then dismissed wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock. Dee Cock on the ball of Bumrahah sitting on the edge of the bat. Indian appeal was rejected by On-field umpire Keitan Bura, but India decided to take a review. This decision was correct. De Kock scored 8 runs. Mohammed Shami made Philander a lbw to the South African team with a seventh blow.
South Africa took the eighth blow as Keshav Maharaj and Bhuvneshwar Kumar was caught by Riddhiman Saha. Morne Morkel could not stay long and scored only two runs and became a victim of Bhuvi. Star batsman AB de Villiers tried hard but he returned to the pavilion as the team’s 10th wicket on the personal score of 35 runs. De Villiers tried to play a big shot at Bumrah, but Bhuvneshwar caught him and showed him the path to the pavilion.