India vs South Africa 2nd Test at Johannesburg, 03 Jan, 2022

Toss: India, who chose to bat
India 202/10 (63.1)  &  266/10 (60.1)
South Africa 229/10 (79.4)  &  243/3 (67.4)
South Africa won by 7 wickets
Man of the Match: Dean Elgar
  • Temba Bavuma 23 * (45)
  • Dean Elgar 96 * (188)

Over 3.5: Out LBW. Mohammed Shami to Dean Elgar,

Over 38.5 Shardul Thakur bowls a good length delivery to Dean Elgar, out Caught by Pant!! . Hits the deck on back of a length and the ball shapes away slightly. Elgar has a poke and finally he has nicked one behind.

Over 42.6 Shardul Thakur bowls a good length delivery to Keegan Petersen,  out Caught by Mayank!! Petersen who plays this away from his body after playing so go well right throughout the morning session. Got a bit carried away and went for a push at this length ball that was slightly wide. The ball shapes away, an outside edge is induced and Mayank makes sure to latch onto the catch

Over 44.4 Shardul Thakur bowls a good length delivery to Rassie van der Dussen, out Caught by Pant!! van der Dussen looks to defend, gets an inside edge and the ball flicks his thigh pad before Pant grabs it diving forward. Not sure if it carried, but think Pant had enough gloves under it for it to be given out.

Over 64.6 Shardul Thakur bowls a good length delivery to Kyle Verreynne,  out Lbw!! Verreynne was playing from the crease, once beaten, his only hope was for the ball to slide down leg, it didn't and he's back on his way after a gritty little innings. India needed this 

Over 66.3 Shardul Thakur bowls a good length delivery to Temba Bavuma, no run,  out Caught by Pant!! Bavuma looking to flick it fine, but he ended up getting strangled down leg, thick inside edge on the flick, Pant dives across to his left and comes up with a smart catch.

Over 67.3  Mohammed Shami bowls a good length delivery to Kagiso Rabada, out Caught by Siraj!! Rabada was leaning into the drive, was playing against the angle and can only a spoon a thick inside edged lob to Siraj. Shami smiles

Over 75.2 Jasprit Bumrah bowls a good length delivery to Keshav Maharaj, out Bowled!!  Maharaj exposes his stumps and goes for a drive, but he's beaten and the stumps have been rattled. 

Over 79.1 Shardul Thakur bowls a good length delivery to Marco Jansen, out Caught by Ashwin!! Marco Jansen swings across the line against it and gets a thick leading edge that balloons beyond cover. Ashwin comes charging in from the deep and manages to hold on to the skier

Over 79.4 Shardul Thakur bowls a good length delivery to Lungi Ngidi, no run, out Caught by Pant!! A short of a length delivery outside off,  Ngidi goes for a cut and gets an outside edge that has been taken by Pant diving to his right