IND vs SA 3rd Test Day 1 Score Updates: India lost both openers in second innings.© AFP
India vs South Africa 3rd Test Day 2 Live Score Updates: India are two wickets down in the second innings against South Africa in the ongoing third Test at the Newlands in Cape Town. Rabada struck early to dismiss Mayank Agarwal in the third session. Earlier, India had taken a 13-run lead after bowling out the hosts for 210. Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers with five wickets while Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav have also took two wickets each. Keegan Petersen scored a fighting 72 before he was dismissed by Bumrah just after Tea. Initially, India posted a total of 223 with skipper Virat Kohli top-scoring with a fighting knock of 79. Initially, India had won the toss and Kohli elected to bat. The series is tied at 1-1. (LIVE SCORECARD)
India Playing XI: KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav
South Africa Playing XI: Dean Elgar (c), Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Duanne Olivier, Lungi Ngidi
India vs South Africa 3rd Test Day 2 Live Score Updates From Newlands In Cape Town
FOUR RUNS! BYES!
Pitched way too short by Jansen. Flies over Rahul and Verreynne for four byes.
Live Score; IND: 24/2 (Lead SA by 37 runs)
OUT! MAYANK IS GONE!
Rabada strikes! Mayank departs!
Angled inside, and pitched a bit short. Mayank tries to defend it but finds the edge and Dean Elgar takes a good catch at first slip
Agarwal c Elgar b Rabada 7 (15)
Live Score; IND: 20/1 (4.5; lead SA by 33 runs)
FOUR RUNS! RAHUL IS OFF THE MARK!
Good Shot! KL Rahul is off and underway
Back of a length delivery. Rahul makes room and chops it towards square
Live Score; IND: 9/0 (3.2; Lead by 22 runs)
Mayank Survives! CLOSE!
BIG! BIG! Let-off for India. Mayank misses it umpire gives him out. However, he takes the review and the decision is overturned.
Live Score; IND: 3/0 (2.2; Lead SA by 16 runs)
GOOD SHOT! INDIA ARE OFF THE MARK!
Mayank has crashed that off the back foot through extra cover, India are up and away. Three runs.
Live Score; IND: 3/0 (1.1; Lead by 16 runs)
INDIA’S INNINGS ABOUT TO START!
KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are all padded up and out in the middle. They will look to take India through at Stumps.
Rabada has the new cherry in his hands.
OUT! IT’S ALL OVER!
FIVE-FOR FOR BUMRAH!
Ngidi is the last man to depart. South Africa trail India by 13 runs.
L Ngidi c Ashwin b Bumrah 3 (17)
Live Score; SA: 210 all out
END OF THE 76TH!
Ngidi and Olivier are somehow hanging on.
Live Score; SA: 209/9 (76; Trail India by 14 runs)
OUT! ANOTHER ON BITES THE DUST!
Shardul Strikes! Rabada is GONE!
First wicket of the innings for Shardul. Rabada tries to go big but instead holes out to Bumrah at long-off.
K Rabada c Bumrah b Thakur 15 (25)
Live Score; SA: 200/9 (Trail India by 23 runs)
FOUR RUNS! RABADA!
Excellent shot from Rabada! Four runs!
A short pitched delviery, outside the leg-stump. Rabada makes room and slashes it towards the deep for a boundary.
Live Score; SA: 196/8 (69.3; Trail India by 27 runs)
FOUR RUNS! FINALLY!
Olivier gets off the mark, FINALLY!
Pitched short and angled above the off-stump. Olivier makes room and cuts it behind point.
Live Score; SA: 191/8 (69 ov, Trail India by 32 runs)
THIS IS BIZZARRE!
Duanne Olivier is yet to trouble the scoreboard guy. He has faced 18 balls so far without scoring a run.
Live Score; SA: 187/8 (Trail India by 36 runs)
OUT! PETERSEN DEPARTS!
Petersen Departs! Bumrah Strikes!A length ball around off, a bit of extra bounce. Petersen looks to defend but gets an outside edge to Pujara at slip.
K Petersen c Pujara b Bumrah 72 (166)
Live Score; SA: 179/8 (Trail India by 44 runs)
WE’RE BACK ADN UNDERWAY!
Bumrah bowled the remaining deliveries off his over after Tea.
Rabada has defended well.
Live Score; SA: 176/7 (63; Trail India by 46 runs)
OUT! BOWLED HIM!
Jansen is gone! That’s Tea here on Day 2 as well
Bumrah castles Jansen. Sends his stump cartwheeling. SA seven down as Tea has been called.
M Jansen b J Bumrah 7 (26)
Live Score; SA: 176/7 (62.2 ov, Trail by 47 runs)
END OF THE 62ND!
That’s excellent stuff from Shami!
Jansen has defended him well.
Live Score; SA: 175/6 (62 ov; Trail India by 48 runs)
EXCELLENT STUFF! THAT WAS CLOSE!
Shami has really upped his game in the last 2-3 overs. South African are batters are suddenly looking edgy after back to back dismissals.
Petersen has survived three straight deliveries now.
Live Score; SA: 162/6 (57.4 ov; Trail by 61 runs)
OUT! ANOTHER ONE!
Double whammy for SA as Shami strikes twice in the same over.
Kyle Verreynne departs for a duck. Good catch from Shami.
K Verreynne c Pant b Mohammed Shami 0 (2)
Live Score; SA: 159/6 ov; Trail India by 64 runs)
OUT! WHAT A CATCH!
WHAT A COMEBACK FROM SHAMI!
Bavuma is gone. After being hit for a four, Shami strikes back.
BUT EXCELLENT CATCH FROM KOHLI!
Bavuma c Kohli b Mohammed Shami 28 (52)
Live Score; 159/5 (55.2 ov; Trail India by 64 runs)
END OF THE 56th!
This turning out to be a great partnership between Petersen and Bavuma.
Indian bowlers are trying hard but no way through at the moment.
Live Score; SA: 155/4 (55 ov)
NICE SHOT! FOUR RUNS!
Nice shot by Bavuma!
India are leaking runs at the moment. Shardul pitches it wide and short. The batter makes room and cuts it towards the off-side for a four.
Live Score; SA: 151/4 (51.1 ov; Trail India by 72 runs)
Edged and Dropped! Hits the helmet!
FIVE EXTRA RUNS! Bavuma survives! Excellent delivery from Thakur!
That’s was going between the keeper and first slip. Pant misses it while Pujara get his hands to it. However the ball pops out and hits the helmet behind Pant.
Live Score; SA: 143/5 (49.5 ov; Trail India by 80 runs)
END OF THE 49th!
Good stuff from Ashwin. Maiden over.
Petersen did try to drive him a few times but the fielders were on their toes to clean things up.
Live Score; SA: 136/4 (49 ov; Trail India by 87 runs)
R Ashwin is back into the attack. Virat Kohli has gone for a gamble
CLOSE! THAT WAS A BEAUTY!
Excellent delivery from Shardul!
Pitched just in front the corridor of uncertainty and it just beats the bat of Bavuma.
Live Score; SA: 136/4 (47.1 ov, Trail India by 87 runs)
Lovely Shot! Three Runs!
Good shot from Pietersen! SA pick three runs.
Angled towards the pad, Petersen drives it towards midwicket to steal three runs. Ashwin saves the boundary.
Live Score; SA: 135/5 (46.4 ov; Trail India by 88 runs)
END OF THE 45th!
Good stuff from Shami! Just one run off it!
South African batter are looking comfortable at the moment, especially the set man Petersen.
Live Score; SA: 128/4 (45 ov; Trail India by 95 runs)
Good Shot From Bavuma! FOUR!
What a cracking drive by Bavuma. Umesh pitches it slightly up and Bavuma pounces to drive the ball straight towards long-off. Easy pickings.
Live Score; SA: 126/4 (43.2 ov; Trail by 97 runs)
FOUR RUNS! Excellent Shot!
What a shot! Temba Bavuma is off and runnings. That shot was all about timing.
Live Score; SA: 116/4
EGED AND GONE! GOOD CATCH!
WICKET! UMESH YADAV STRIKES!
Umesh Yadav gets the breakthrough to end this dangerous looking partnership. Rassie van der Dussen is gone. Good catch from the skipper Kohli.
R vd Dussen c Kohli b Yadav 21 (54)
Live Score; SA: 112/4 (39.2)
South Africa looking composed at the start of session 2 on Day 2
Keegan Petersen and Rassie van der Dussen are looking at much ease in the second session against the Indian pacers
Petersen, specially, is looking to take on the bowlers and keep the scorecard ticking
Score: SA 110/3 [Trail India by 113 runs]
Umesh Yadav hits Van der Dussen’s pads – India lose review yet again
Van der Dussen survives an early scare against Umesh Yadav. India take another DRS which they lose as the ball was seen going over the stumps
India only have 1 DRS left
Score: SA 100/3 [Trail India by 123 runs]
Post Lunch Session Begins – Umesh Yadav starts proceedings for Team India – SA 100/3
The second session begins after a riveting Day 2 morning of the third Test
The initial phase of the morning session did belong to India but South Africa fought back in the latter stage
Pacer Umesh Yadav begins proceedings
Score: SA 100/3 [Trail India by 123 runs]
Lunch – South Africa 100/3 after 35 overs – Petersen 40*, Van der Dussen 17*
After initial jolts, South Africa batters found themselves in a better position with score at 100/3
Petersen and Van der Dussen stitched together an unbeaten 50-run stand after Bumrah, Shami and Umesh bowled superbly
Shardul was unlucky to be have a couple of changes drop short of the slips
Keegan Petersen and Rassie van der Dussen add a fifty partnership in 80 balls
South Africa are 99/3 after a wobbly start this morning.
— ICC (@ICC) January 12, 2022
Petersen-Van der Dussen bring 50-run partnership
Petersen-Van der Dussen have dug deep and stitched together a crucial unbeaten 50-run stand to help South Africa fight back in the 1st innings itself
Score: SA 99/3 [Trail India by 124 runs]
Petersen-Van der Dussen are fighting hard in the middle with more than 40-run unbeaten stand
Partnership between Petersen and Rassie van der Dussen has reached 43 runs off just 64 balls
After initial hiccups, both batters are looking more comfortable with each passing delivery
Score: SA 88/3 [Trail India by 135 runs]
Ashwin starts with a maiden – Spin on offer in the first session itself
Ravichandran Ashwin starts with a maiden over. The track is offering spin and could prove to be a crucial asset going forward into the match
Score: SA 79/3 [Trail India by 144 runs]
Petersen makes use of a wide ball on the off-side and slashes for a boundary !
Petersen has been extremely cautious this morning against the relentless pressure from the Indian bowlers
However, he has made use of every wide or a lose ball and guided it towards a boundary to keep the scoreboard ticking
Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin has been brought into the attack
Score: SA 79/3 [Trail India by 144 runs]
A case of so close yet so far so Shardul – Another superb ball missing the edge
Another close call for Shardul as he gets close to getting Petersen’s edge
This time Kohli doesn’t go with Shardul to take another DRS
SA batters are just hanging on
Score: SA 68/3 [Trail India by 155 runs]
Shardul Thakur testing the SA batters repeatedly
This might be the time for the slip corden to come up during Shardul’s bowling
Repeatedly, the ball is bouncing inches before the second-third slip fielders. Due to the lack of pace and bounce behind Shardul’s deliveries, the carry has been iffy
Score: SA 61/3 [Trail India by 162 runs]
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