SA v IND highlights today – Second freedom test day five from SuperSport Park, Centurion (South Africa) Wednesday 17th January 2018. India three down at 35 in 23 overs yesterday. Now they need to score 252 more runs with 7 wickets remaining to win this match and South Africa required seven wickets to win the series. It was a brown banana peel for South Africa. Morne Morkel said it was 100% like bowling in India.
Virat Kohli batted as if he was in India. However, in the end, South Africa not only dodged a bullet, but they also caught the bullet and shred it into pieces with their determined batting, ruthless bowling, and sensational fielding, beating India by 135 runs and winning back the Freedom Trophy.
South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
India team/playing XI
KL Rahul, M Vijay, CA Pujara, V Kohli (c), RG Sharma, HH Pandya, PA Patel †, R Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, JJ Bumrah, I Sharma.
South Africa team/playing XI
D Elgar, AK Markram, HM Amla, AB de Villiers, F du Plessis (c), Q de Kock †, VD Philander, L Ngidi, KA Maharaj, K Rabada, M Morkel.
Match Timings: 10.00 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
India tour of South Africa 2nd Test Highlights
Umpires – Michael Gough, Paul Reiffel
TV Umpires – Richard Kettleborough
Match Referee – Chris Broad
Reserve Umpire – Allahudien Paleker
Match number – Test no. 2293