A cursory glance at the scorecard would lead one to believe that India won the Feroz Shah Kotla Test at Delhi, comprehensively and easily. With a 337-run victory one cannot deny that it was indeed a comprehensive victory for India.
South Africa tour of India 2015, 4th Test Live score: Yadav, Ashwin completes 3-0 cleansweep as beat South AFrica by 337-runs in the fourth and final Test at Kotla on Monday. Now India move to second spot in ICC Test ratings.
When India declared their second innings close after Ajinkya Rahane notched up his second hundred of the match, victory seemed a formality for India. South Africa were left needing to chase 481 in nearly 160 overs
Indian skipper Virat Kohli finally got a significant score against his name while Ajinkya Rahane continued his good match as India reached an impressive 190 for 4 on a slow day, finishing with an impressive lead of 403 with two full days in hand
Amidst all the talk about pitches being unfair for batting, India proved on day two at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi that it was possible to do well with the willow even on spinning surfaces, if only batsmen applied themselves
With Rohit Sharma again playing an atrocious shot in the first innings of the fourth Test against South Africa at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi, to be dismissed for 1, his place in the Test team has come under the scanner once more.