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IND vs SA: Elgar took charge of Africa’s innings on the second day, India made a comeback in the last session

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The first match of the 2-match Test series being played between India vs South Africa is being played at the Sports Park in Centurion. When the play of the second day of this test match ended, the South African team had scored 256 runs after losing 5 wickets in its first innings. At the same time, the African team now has a lead of 11 runs compared to India’s first innings score. At the end of the day’s play, Dean Elgar was unbeaten on 140 runs while holding one end, while Marco Janson was playing with him on 3 runs.

KL Rahul’s wicket came in the first session, India’s innings ended.

With the start of the first session of the second day, all eyes were on KL Rahul, who was very close to his century. Rahul continued the process of scoring runs rapidly from one end, while at the other end, Mohammad Siraj was seen batting cautiously. India got the ninth blow at the score of 238 in the form of Siraj who returned to the pavilion after scoring 5 runs. After this, KL Rahul completed his century in 133 balls and the Indian team’s first innings in this match ended at a score of 245. Coming to bat a little before lunch, the South African team soon got the first blow on the score of 11 in the form of Aiden Markram who could score only 5 runs. After this, Tony De Jorji, who came to bat, along with Elgar, did not allow the team to suffer any further setbacks in the first session. At lunch, South Africa team’s score was 49 runs at the loss of 1 wicket.

Elgar scored a century in the second session, India got 2 successes

With the start of the second session of the second day, Dean Elgar and Tony De Jorzi started scoring runs at a rapid pace, due to which the Indian bowlers appeared to be under some pressure. There was a partnership of 93 runs between the two for the second wicket. India got its second success in the form of Jorji on the score of 104. Immediately after this, on the score of 113, Bumrah gave the third blow to the African team in the form of Keegan Pietersen who returned to the pavilion after scoring only 2 runs. From here Elgar got the support of David Bedingham and together they brought Africa out of this situation. Dean Elgar also completed his century before the end of the second session. At tea time, South Africa team’s score was 194 runs at the loss of 3 wickets.

India made a comeback in the last session, Elgar remained unbeaten

With the start of the last session of the day, Elgar and Bedingham continued to score runs at a rapid pace, due to which the African team’s score soon crossed 200 runs. Whereas David Bedingham, who came to play Test cricket for the first time, completed his half-century. Meanwhile, Mohammad Siraj bowled him on the personal score of 56 and gave India the fourth success in this match. There was a partnership of 131 runs for the fourth wicket between Elgar and Bedingham. Kyle Vereni, who came to bat at the end of the day, could not do anything special with the bat and became the victim of Prasidh Krishna after scoring only 4 runs. At the end of the day, South Africa’s score was 256 runs at the loss of 5 wickets and they now have a lead of 11 runs.

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