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India vs South Africa HIGHLIGHTS, 1st Check Day 4: Bumrah picks two late wickets, SA 94/4 at Stumps; IND leads by 210 runs

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Hey and welcome to Sportstar’s protection of day 4 of the primary Check between India and South Africa.


The Proteas have been jolted late on within the night. The house facet appeared to have struck the proper resistance with van der Dussen and Elgar blunting the seamers who appeared to have minimal help within the remaining session with impact from the heavy curler. However, Kohli’s males have simply pegged again on prime with Jasprit Bumrah – the tremendous sling-man – weaving his magic as soon as once more.

SA 94/4 in 40.5 overs: Bumrah begins with a bouncer to Maharaj from across the wicket earlier than switching over. Maharaj lands a rollicking punch by cowl for FOUR as Bumrah presents a touch of width. An absolute corker from Bumrah! Bumrah has yorked Maharaj with a fiery supply that swings in to crash the foundation of the leg-stump. He turns again and strikes a pose, boy what a supply from the manic slingman!  Keshav Maharaj b Bumrah 8 (19b 1×4)

SA 88/3 in 40 overs: Siraj drifts to the pads and Elgar flicks it away for FOUR, fifty for the skipper! A stable knock from Elgar, minimising the harm from the highest in a hefty chase. Maharaj succeeds in seeing off Siraj’s nip-backers as we lock in on the ultimate over of the night.

SA 80/3 in 39 overs: Bumrah makes an attempt at a crazy slower-one that surprises Maharaj who geese it out of it because the ball practically coasts over his head. Umpire Erasmus deems a no-ball earlier than Bumrah comes across the wicket to finish the over.

SA 79/3 in 38 overs: Siraj slips in his bowling stride and the ball lobs in off the deck to Elgar who rocks again and slashes it by level for FOUR.  Siraj’s riled up and sends in a couple of phrases to Elgar after firing in a few fast deliveries on the stumps.

SA 75/3 in 37 overs: Bumrah to van der Dussen. OUT! Bowled him! A jaffa from Increase Increase!  Bumrah shapes within the good nip-backer because it jags away sharply from its preliminary line to flummox Rassie who lunges ahead to make use of a go away. Absolute bolt out from the blue and India’s again in thick of issues. Maharaj in because the night-watchman.  Rassie van der Dussen b Bumrah 11 (65b 1×4)

Bumrah completes 100 away Check wickets. 100 off his 104 scalps have come away from house.

Rassie van der Dussen b Bumrah 11 (65b 1×4)

Bumrah returns

SA 74/2 in 36 overs: Peach from Siraj. The wobble seam in impact this time because it zips off the size and away from Elgar’s outside-edge by a whisker. Elgar manages to maintain his blade down and escapes from conceding an edge.

SA 74/2 in 35 overs: Ashwin continues together with his crazy traces and the batters alternate strike with simple singles down the bottom.

SA 72/2 in 34 overs: Siraj continues to steam in and Elgar offers nothing greater than agency block. India is being compelled to grind tremendous exhausting right here. The lead, for as soon as, has been put out of the equation by this pair.

SA 72/2 in 33 overs: Ashwin tosses up on the fuller size and the batters rotate strike with a few singles. It is going to be an enormous win for the house facet in the event that they transfer into stumps with out the lack of one other wicket.

SA 69/2 in 32 overs: Likelihood for Siraj as van der Dussen nicks one low to Kohli at second slip. Mushy arms from Rassie saves him there.

SA 69/2 in 31 overs: Ash unleashes his bag of tips, shuffling his lengths all through the over in opposition to Elgar. Elgar matches up with some fast motion to barter Ash on the entrance foot.

SA 69/2 in 30 overs: Thakur will get a leg-cutter to sneak in late to van der Dussen who does effectively to avoid wasting his wickets. He digs deep into the crease to dam it off the road and SA continues its gradual march in direction of the three-figure mark.

SA 67/2 in 29 overs: Ashwin comes from across the wicket and loops the ball into Elgar who lunges ahead to defend. He retains the strike with a single off the final ball .

Ashwin into the assault.

SA 65/2 in 27 overs: Elgar and Dussen proceed their dogged resistance. Shami drops quick and Elgar aces a cracking pull for FOUR.

SA 59/2 in 25 overs: van der Dussen continues to blunt Shami’s off-stump ploy with a neat defence. Kohli may have to shuffle up his deck to create probabilities right here.

SA 59/2 in 24 overs: Elgar is overwhelmed by a size supply that retains low. Thakur touches even fuller and this time Elgar punches it down the bottom for FOUR.

SA 53/2 in 23 overs: Shami and Co. proceed to maintain the batters underneath the pump. Runs have not been simple to come back by because the bowlers goal to extract one thing off the pitch.

Shami returns

SA 52/2 in 22 overs: van der Dussen exuding solidity in defence as Thakur goals to drill the ball on a fuller size. Simply the solitary off one other no ball from Shardul.

Thakur replaces Bumrah

SA 51/2 in 21 overs: A fairly little section for the Indian seamers. No help from the deck by any means as Siraj goals to make issues occur together with his wobble-seam supply. The impact of the heavy curler has aided the batters of their grind.

SA 51/2 in 20 overs: Fifty up for South Africa. van der Dussen delicately flicks Bumrah’s unfastened supply to the backward sq. leg boundary for FOUR.

SA 47/2 in 19 overs: Siraj mixes up his lengths as he goals to unsettle van der Dussen who’s managing effectively in the meanwhile to ally his skipper.

SA 44/2 in 18 overs: Bumrah continues to fireside within the bouncers and Elgar watchfully manages to evade them. The batters have been cautious in taking him on, having given away simply 10 runs in eight overs.

SA 43/2 in 17 overs: Siraj snaps Elgar with a fiery bouncer that springs as much as clip the gloves earlier than parrying over to the boundary. Glorious stuff from Siraj as he follows up with a ball simply exterior the off-stump and prompts a unfastened waft from Elgar. Kohli, standing at first slip, can not consider there is not any nick on that one.

SA 37/2 in 16 overs: Bumrah fires in a pointy bouncer to Elgar who pulls and manages to maintain it alongside the bottom. Bumrah slides one throughout and practically will get the sting from van der Dussen. He finishes with a nip-backer that just about clips van der Dussen’s off-stump.

SA 36/2 in 15 overs: Siraj to Petersen. OUT! Edged and Gone! Siraj touches full first up and Petersen nicks whereas trying to drive by the covers. A little bit of little seam motion aids Siraj as Pant gloves one other and the Proteas discover themselves in a rut. One other likelihood for Siraj as he greets van der Dussen with a bouncer. He pulls it high-quality and practically finds the high-quality leg fielder on the total. Siraj is fired up. He beats Elgar’s outside-edge with one other supply that nips away throughout the size. Siraj follows up with one other supply that tucks in to hit Elgar’s thigh. Keegan Petersen c †Pant b Mohammed Siraj 17 (36b 3×4)

SA 34/1 in 14 overs: Bumrah has a wild sling to seek out some additional nip and Elgar negotiates with a stable block. A stable take from Pant as Bumrah’s bumper flies effectively over the batter.

Bumrah replaces Shami

SA 34/1 in 13 overs: Siiraj thuds the ball into Petersen’s pads as he shuffles throughout as umpire Holdstuck denies a wicket. India evaluations! The replays counsel umpire’s name on wickets because it marginally seems to kiss the bails. Petersen survives.

SA 33/1 in 12 overs: Shami continues to assault the stumps and Petersen responds with a stable defence. Shami presents a touch of width and Petersen lotions it by covers for FOUR.

SA 29/1 in 11 overs: Siraj begins with a cracking out-swinger that steams previous Elgar’s exterior edge. He retains the bowl quick all through, pinning Elgar on the backfoot.

Siraj into the assault

SA 27/1 in 10 overs: Shami drags the ball in to Elgar who neatly nudges it away. Shami touches full and Elgar pushes previous mid-off for FOUR. Optimistic begin from the skipper.

Elgar and Petersen on the crease. Shami continues.

Again for the ultimate session.

Bumrah continues. Elgar on strike. A single off the second ball. Only one off the over. That is tea. One wicket for India and South Africa attain 22. They nonetheless want 283 to win, India require 9 wickets. Again with the ultimate session shortly.

SA 21/1 in 8 overs: Shami began around the wicket to Elgar. 4 dots later, a single to Elgar. A pair for Petersen to finish the over.

SA 18/1 in 7 overs: Bumrah to Petersen, 4 dots on the trot. Bumrah has bowled effectively with none reward thus far. First maiden of the innings for Bumrah.

SA 18/1 in 6 overs: Shami to Petersen, single first ball. Off the third ball, Petersen drives handsomely previous mid-off for 4. 7 off the over.

SA 11/1 in 5 overs: Bumrah bowls one on the pads and Elgar flicks it away for 4. Only a boundary off it in the long run.

SA 7/1 in 4 overs: Petersen performs a pleasant flick by midwicket for 4. Shami overpitched that on the stumps. Good comeback – follows it up with 5 dots together with a peach off the fifth ball.

SA 3/1 in 3 overs: Bumrah continues. Elgar on strike. He will get a pair by tucking one away to sq. leg. Dot to complete.

SA 1/1 in 2 overs: Shami to share the brand new ball. Exterior edge would not carry to Pant. Markram on strike. Second ball, he’s squared up. GONE! Markram chops on! Petersen joins Elgar. Wicket maiden.

SA 1/0 in 1 over: Elgar and Markram to start out the chase. Bumrah with the ball. Three slips in place for Markram. Only a single off the over.


Jansen to Bumrah; who guides it previous the gully fielder for 4. The lead crosses 300! Clear bowled! Siraj departs and India are bowled out for 174. South Africa want 305 to win. India have 52 overs as we speak and 98 tomorrow to wash up SA’s batting line-up. Again with the chase shortly.

IND 169/9 in 50 overs: Rabada will get Shami, who’s caught at third slip. Siraj on strike. Wicket maiden.

IND 169/8 in 49 overs: Jansen to Shami, flashes at this one and is overwhelmed. A single off the third ball. Only one from that over.

IND 168/8 in 48 overs: Rabada to Pant, nails the pull shot for 4. Subsequent ball, Pant holes out. He goes for a 34-ball 34. Bumrah on strike. A pair to finish the over.

IND 160/7 in 47 overs: Mulder to start out proceedings after the break. Mulder errs in line, on the hips and Pant simply tickles it away for 4. Pant comes down the bottom and smashes it over additional cowl. A fast single off the fifth ball. 9 off the over.


IND 151/7 in 46 overs: Ashwin is caught at gully. Ripsnorter from Rabada, brushes the deal with of the bat on method to Petersen. Given out, Ashwin reviewed however replays affirm there was bat concerned.  Shami joins Pant. 5 runs and a wicket.

IND 146/6 in 45 overs: Mulder continues. Two singles off that over. The partnership between the 2 is 35.

IND 144/6 in 44 overs: Rabada to Ashwin, single off the third ball. Pant performs a managed pull shot subsequent ball for a single. Ashinw has been given out caught behind however Ashwin has chosen to assessment it. Replays affirm there is not any edge, Ashwin to proceed batting. 4 byes down leg facet off the final ball, it retains low.. Ashwin misses it, so does de Kock.

IND 137/6 in 43 overs: Mulder into the assault. Ashwin on strike. 5 dots later, Ashwin drives down the bottom and collects 4 by mid-on.

IND 133/6 in 42 overs: Rabada continues. Tidy over. A single every to Pant and Ashwin in that over. India’s lead now 263.

IND 131/6 in 41 overs: Jansen to Ashwin, well-timed on drive for 3. Pant flicks to backward sq. for 4. The lead’s previous 250 now. Dismissive from Pant as he flays a reduce shot over level for 4. Single to finish the over.

IND 119/6 in 40 overs: Rabada into the assault now. Over the wicket. Two dots later, Pant drives on the up for 4. Only a boundary from it.

IND 115/6 in 39 overs: Jansen continues. Rahane holes out! He departs for a 23-ball 20. Brief ball, was a half-hearted try at pull shot, could not preserve the ball down and holes out at deep sq.. Ashwin off the mark with an excellent drive.

IND 111/5 in 38 overs: GONE! Pujara has been strangled down the leg facet off Ngidi. It was a leg stump half-volley and Pujara needed to look it. Unfortunate. Rishabh Pant joins Rahane. Pant off the mark with a pair. Two runs and a wicket.

IND 109/4 in 37 overs: Jansen continues. Two dots later, Rahane opens the face of the bat and drives by backward level for 4. Subsequent ball, he hooks it over backward sq. for six. Make that three boundaries in a row as he drives on the up by covers for 4. 14 off the over.

IND 95/4 in 36 overs: Ngidi to Rahane, 2 leg byes down leg facet because the right-hander is overwhelmed on the flick. Only a single off the subsequent 4 balls.

IND 92/4 in 35 overs: Jansen to Pujara, 4 byes. Jansen goes around the wicket, angling the ball into Pujara, who drives by the vacant mid-on area for 4. The fifth ball explodes of a size, safely negotiated by Pujara.

IND 84/4 in 34 overs:Ngidi from the opposite finish – in need of a size, exterior off, Rahane punches it by level for 4. Only a boundary in that over.

IND 80/4 in 33 overs: Kohli on strike. Jansen strikes first ball after the break! The await 71st continues… Three slips and a gully, one other unfastened drive away from the physique and the sting is pouched safely by de Kock. Rahane joins Pujara. Only one run and a wicket.

The very best fourth innings complete at Centurion is 268 by England in Dec 2019, whereas chasing a goal of 376. The very best profitable run chase is England’s 251/8 in Jan 2000.


IND 79/3 in 32 overs: LUNCH | 63 runs and two wickets from the session. India has managed to squeeze previous the 200-run mark. Kohli and Pujara have performed on to the break and can hope to increase the lead rapidly publish Lunch.

IND 79/3 in 31 overs: Kohli makes use of the tempo of Rabada as soon as once more as he superbly works the ball previous backward level for FOUR.

IND 75/3 in 30 overs: Mulder drops quick and huge and Pujara whacks him by level for FOUR. Getting a transfer on lastly, eh?

IND 71/3 in 29 overs: Rabada crashes one into Kohli’s pads. Loud shout for an lbw however umpire Erasmus is unmoved. SA opts for a assessment and the replays rule in Kohli’s favour with Umpire’s Name on impression. Kohli survives, barely. A unfastened shot there from Kohli as he goals to flick to Rabada’s straighter one from exterior the off-stump. The ball will get some late inward-nip to beat the bat. Rabada oversteps as soon as once more and this time Kohli makes use of the additional zip and glides it previous level for FOUR.

IND 66/3 in 28 overs: Leg slip in place for Kohli. Mulder attracts fuller exterior the off-stump and Kohli has a whiff at it. He is overwhelmed on the outside-edge.

IND 65/3 in 27 overs: Pujara blocks off Rabada whereas preserving away from the probing deliveries within the channel exterior off-stump.

Rabada is again

IND 65/3 in 26 overs: Mulder tails the ball down leg and Kohli flicks it behind de Kock for FOUR. Once more within the zone, using some good leaves to ball exterior off and taking up those in his arc.

IND 60/3 in 25 overs: Ngidi slides the ball in and Kohli simply flicks it previous mid-wicket for a stupendous FOUR.  A little bit of a mix-up as Kohli goals for a fast single after a mild push as Pujara sends him again.

IND 54/3 in 24 overs: Pujara continues to dead-bat Mulder. He is in no hurry to set off the blocks. One other maiden.

IND 54/3 in 23 overs: Ngidi will get the ball to take a seat up and crash into Rahul’s gloves. He is in ache this time and the physio’s out to offer some therapy. Ngidi continues to nip the ball and there’s the sting! Rahul pokes to Elgar at first slip. The halt in play and the blow has ruffled him up for a bit and Rahul’s fortitude tapers away.  Kohli in at 5.

KL Rahul c Elgar b Ngidi 23 (74b 4×4)

IND 54/2 in 22 overs: Mulder comes throughout as somebody who may exploit a heavy ball. Rahul waits to dam Mulder on size however the ball rises onto him rapidly from the deck to brush his arm.

IND 53/2 in 21 overs: Ngidi goes a contact too full and Rahul eases right into a flowing drive. He picks up three runs as Maharaj offers a protracted chase.

IND 50/2 in 20 overs: Mulder into the assault and he cuts Pujara’s defence in half with a cracking straighter one which zips by between his bat and pad. Pujara is struggling to time the ball as Mulder mixes up his lengths.

IND 50/2 in 19 overs: Ngidi strays down leg and Rahul whips it previous mid-wicket for a crunching boundary.

IND 45/2 in 18 overs: Jansen retains the ball on size as Rahul continues to evaluate his leaves to perfection. One other maiden.

IND 45/2 in 17 overs: Ngidi replaces Rabada and begins with a juicy half-volley, which is clobbered by mid-on for 4 by Pujara. Ngidi nips it in and Pujara lobs it straight to Rabada at quick mid-wicket and dropped! Large reprieve for Puji within the circumstances. The ball falls low to the left of Rabada who slips it as he lunges ahead. Can Pujara make it rely from right here? Ngidi follows up with a high-quality supply that just about sq. up Puji, it cops the outside-edge and zippers to 3rd slip.

IND 39/2 in 16 overs: Jansen continues. 5 dots later, Jansen bowls a fuller ball that is swinging again in – Rahul simply has to assist it to the fine-leg boundary. 4 from the over.

IND 35/2 in 15 overs: Pujara on strike. Rabada steaming in. Three slips in place for him. Testing over from Rabada which additionally comprised a no-ball. Only one off the over.

IND 34/2 in 14 overs: Here is Jansen. Rahul on strike. Six dots on the trot. Jansen has bowled probing traces and lengths this spell.

IND 34/2 in 13 overs: Rabada to Thakur, 4byes because the ball eludes de Kock behind the stumps. Thakur’s defence has been watertight thus far – he has left effectively too. Commentator’s curse? OUT! Thakur is caught at slip. The nightwatchman departs. He’s squared up and the ball catches the shoulder of the bat and goes straight to 3rd slip. Pujara joins Rahul.

IND 30/1 in 12 overs: Jansen did not make Rahul play on the first 4 balls. Simple go away for the opener. Jansen shifted his line to center and leg, made Rahul play on the fifth ball- defended again to him. The final one is full and swinging again in. Dot to complete.

IND 30/1 in 11 overs: Rabada bangs one in and Rahul geese in anticipation of the bounce. The ball retains low and crashes into KL’s chest. Rahul’s up on his ft rapidly and will get off strike with a leg-bye.

IND 28/1 in 10 overs: Jansen continues to angle the ball away from Thakur, frightening him to needle at one. He bumps one in and Shardul effectively makes room and cuts the ball over level for SIX! Goodness me, some energy on the horizontal slash from Thakur. Jansen corrects his line and retains the ball tight onto the wicket. Shardul trusts the bounce off the size and lets the deliveries sail marginally over the middle-stump.

IND 22/1 in 9 overs: Rabada will get the ball to maneuver away off the fuller size and Rahul presents no shot at it. Rabada drops quick and angles the ball in, aiming to feed in at Rahul’s outside-edge. Rahul watchfully evades and retains his blade out of the best way, even because the ball springs in ever so near the sting. Maiden for Rabada.

IND 22/1 in 8 overs: Jansen swings one in sharply and hits Thakur flush within the pads. Loud shout and SA goes for a assessment as umpire Holdstock denies a wicket. The replays counsel that the ball has swung in and straightened completely however misses the middle-stump by a few inches. Jansen follows up with one other supply that shapes away from the size to beat Thakur.

Jansen from the opposite finish

IND 22/1 in 7 overs: Rabada begins with the ball angling in and Rahul dangerously lobs it within the air forward of mid-wicket. Rabada follows up with a supply shaping away from KL who has a pointy nudge at it. The ball flies previous a vacant gully and thru to the third-man fence for FOUR.

KL Rahul and Shardul Thakur on the crease. India is 16/1 with a 146-run lead. Kagiso Rabada to start out the proceedings.

Day 4 underway!

12:40PM IST: We’re again for Day 4, of us. The sport has moved alongside fairly rapidly at the same time as we had misplaced out on the whole lot of Day 2. India with its 146-run lead is effectively forward within the recreation. Nevertheless, with the climate forecast predicting a dark Thursday end, Kohli and Co. must transfer alongside their process with out a lot ado.  Given the collapse that it suffered yesterday, they can even pay attention to the Rabada-Ngidi menace.

The impressed Mohammed Shami, with exemplary wrist and seam place, scalped 5 for 44 as South Africa, replying to India’s 327, was bowled out for 197 on the third day of the primary Check. Examine the entire day’s play right here – REPORT

Taking part in XIs

India 11: KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

Shami: 375-400 would be good target for South Africa

South Africa 11: Dean Elgar(c), Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock(w), Wiaan Mulder, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi

Toss: India wins toss, opts to bat

: We are going to bat first. Runs on the board taking part in away house has been our power. The pitch tends to quicken up right here on Day 2-3. Our success away from house began from the collection we performed right here final time. Very difficult place to play. South African unit at all times robust they usually know the circumstances. The prep has been great. Fairly fortunate to get the centre-wicket observe. Siraj, Shami, Bumrah, Ashwin and Thakur is the all-rounder.

Elgar: Good and relaxed and looking out ahead to what’s going to be a superb Check collection. We had a superb week’s camp in Johannesburg. We’re ready as greatest as we may. Debutant in Marco Jansen. Tall left-arm bowler. Mulder as all-rounder. Kesh is our spinner. KG, Lungi and Marco are the pacers


The first Check between India and South Africa shall be proven LIVE on the Star Sports activities Community and streamed on-line on Hotstar from 1.30 pm IST.
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