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Sports Top 10: The Indian team won the Test match played against South Africa at Newlands ground in Cape Town by 7 wickets on the second day itself. In this match, the second innings of Team Africa was limited to only 176 runs, after which Team India achieved the target of 79 runs in just 12 overs. For India, Jasprit Bumrah was amazing with the ball in the second innings, taking 6 wickets. After this match, Indian captain Rohit Sharma also surprised everyone with his answer to the question regarding the pitch.

Team India hoisted the tricolor in Cape Town

Forgetting the defeat in the Centurion Test match against South Africa, the Indian team won the second match of the series played at Cape Town by 7 wickets in just 2 days. In this victory, Team India’s two most important fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj played the main roles and took a total of 15 wickets in the match. To win, the Indian team had a target of 79 runs in the fourth innings, in which they achieved it in just 12 overs, losing 3 wickets.

Rohit Sharma equaled this record of Dhoni

By ending the Test series against South Africa with a 1-1 draw, Team India captain Rohit Sharma has also achieved a big feat and has equaled the record of the great Indian captain MS Dhoni. This is the second time that India has managed to end the Test series in South Africa on a draw. Earlier, in the year 2010-11, under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, Team India had ended the Test series in South Africa in a draw.

Indian team again achieved first place in the World Test Championship

By winning the Cape Town Test match, the Indian team has once again secured the first position in the points table of the third edition of the World Test Championship. The Indian team was struggling at sixth place before this match, but it has jumped five places at once. The Indian team has so far played four matches under the WTC and has won two and lost one. Team India’s winning percentage at present is 54.16.

Dean Elgar said goodbye to international cricket

With the end of the 2-match Test series against India, South Africa team’s experienced player Dean Elgar also said goodbye to his international cricket career. Elgar had announced at the beginning of the series that this was the last series of his career. Dean Elgar’s bat remained calm in both the innings of the Cape Town Test match. In this match, Elgar was able to score only 4 runs in the first innings and only 12 runs in the second innings. Elgar played 86 Test matches for South Africa and scored 5347 runs at an average of 37.65.

This feat happened for the first time in the 147 year history of Test cricket.

Team India changed the 147-year history of Test cricket by winning the Cape Town Test match against South Africa in just 2 days. In this match which lasted only two days, only 107 overs could be played. With this, this happened for the first time in the history of 147 years of Test cricket when a match ended in so few overs. Earlier in the year 1932, a match between Australia and South Africa ended in just 109.2 overs i.e. 656 balls.

Rohit Sharma shut everyone’s mouth with his answer on Cape Town pitch

Team India captain Rohit Sharma, while answering the question regarding the pitch after the Cape Town Test match ended in just 2 days, said that everyone saw what happened in this match. As long as I don’t have any problem playing on this pitch. There was danger in playing here, the challenge was that you should face the challenge even the size of India. You give rating after seeing the pitch, not after seeing the country.

Jasprit Bumrah left behind Pakistani legend Imran Khan

Jasprit Bumrah has left former Pakistan team captain Imran Khan behind in a special record by taking 6 wickets in the second innings of the Cape Town Test match. Jasprit Bumrah took a total of 12 wickets in the 2-match Test series against South Africa. With this, Jasprit Bumrah’s 113 wickets have been completed in SENA (South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia) countries. He has overtaken former Pakistan captain Imran Khan as the Asian bowler taking the most Test wickets in SENA countries.

Siraj told how he showed amazing skills with the ball in Cape Town

Mohammed Siraj took a total of 7 wickets in the Cape Town Test. Siraj was also chosen player of the match for his excellent bowling. After receiving this award, Siraj said that these are the best figures in my Test career. I tried to be consistent, attack the right areas and not think too much. Siraj also praised Bumrah and said that while bowling with him, it helps me a lot in understanding the wicket quickly.

India lost first place in ICC test rankings

Even after winning the Cape Town Test match against South Africa, the Indian team had to lose its first position in the ICC Test rankings. Before the start of this series, India was at the first position with 118 ratings points, but due to the series ending 1-1, Team India has now come to the second position with 117 ratings points. At the same time, Australia team has reached the first place with 118 rating points.

The first T20 match will be played today between Indian women and Australian women’s team.

The Indian women’s team will take the field on January 5 to play the first match of the 3-match T20 series against the Australian women’s team. All the matches of this series will be played at Dr. DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. The Indian team recently had to face a clean sweep in the 3-match ODI series against Australia women’s team.

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