India scored 223 in the first innings. South Africa needs to finish with a low score to maintain the challenge in the Trials.
Durban: Cape Town (cape town test(India and South Africa at Newlands Stadium)India vs. South Africa) The third and final test match of the series has begun. India’s score is not very high so it was necessary to save the race, South Africa got five runs in today’s penalty. India scored 223 in the first innings. South Africa needs to finish with a low score to maintain the challenge in the Trials. In such a situation, it would not be possible to give five extra runs as a penalty. But such a mistake was made in the Cape Town field. South Africa received five runs on penalties.
What exactly happened in the field?
Shardul Thakur was throwing 50 overs in South Africa innings. In front was Temba Bavuma. A beautiful Shardul ball went to sleep with the edge of the bat. Pujara was standing in the first dream. He couldn’t catch it. In fact, at the time, Team India needed a wicket. The catch escaped and the ball entered the goalkeeper’s helmet. Rishabh had left the helmet on the field. The helmet cost India a penalty and added an additional five runs to South Africa’s tally.
South Africa is in poor condition due to the penetrating blow from the Indian bowlers. From Africa, Petersen scored 72 solo runs. Indian bowlers took advantage of the friendly pitch for bowling. Jaspreet Bumrah is the most successful bowler.