SA vs IND, 2nd Test Day 1 Stumps: South Africa closes out on 35/1 after bowlers restrict India to 202;

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SA vs IND, 2nd Test Day 1 Stumps: South Africa closes out on 35/1 after bowlers restrict India to 202 – On Monday (3rd January), South African bowlers dominated Day One of the second Test against India, knocking the visitors out for 202 in the first innings. South Africa’s total at Stumps was 35/1, with Dean Elgar (11*) and Keegan Petersen (14*) at the crease. The first day of the second Test was an exciting day of Test cricket, with 11 wickets falling. South Africa got off to a shaky start after bundling India out for 202 in the first innings, when opening batsman Aiden Markram was out in the fourth over.

To give India a breakthrough, Mohammed Shami trapped Markram in front of the stumps. BUT YOU MIGHT LIKE Elgar and Petersen ensured that the hosts did not suffer any further setbacks, as South Africa finished the day with nine wickets in hand.

SA vs IND, 2nd Test Day 1 Stumps: South Africa closes out on 35/1 after bowlers restrict India to 202

South African pacers hammered the clamps against the tourists in the second session, leaving them teetering at 146 for 5 until tea. The hosts’ bowlers turned up the heat on, dismissing KL Rahul and Hanuma Vihari after tea. Ravichandran Ashwin batted bravely for 46 runs off 50 balls before India were bowled out for 202 in the first innings. South Africa’s disciplined bowling performance kept India at bay in the first session, despite the visitors losing three wickets. Earlier in the day, the second Test match began with the biggest surprise when Rahul came in for the toss instead of Virat Kohli, who was unable to take the field owing to an upper back injury.

Brief Scores: India 202/10 (KL Rahul 50, R Ashwin 46; Marco Jansen 4-31) vs South Africa 35/1 (Keegan Petersen 14, Mohammed Shami 1-15)

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