SA vs IND | Rare record born in Cape Town Test; First in Test Cricket History – News18 Malayalam

The third Test in the Test series between South Africa and India (SA vs IND) was a rare one. This unique record was created by the way the Indian batsmen (Team India) batted in both the innings of the match. In both the innings, all the Indian batsmen were caught out. No one was caught in front of the wicket, bowled or run out. This was the first incident in the history of Test cricket.

There have been instances in the history of Test cricket where 19 wickets have been lost in two innings. But it was the first time he had taken 20 wickets. Earlier, he took 19 wickets and was caught five times. The first event was the 1982-83 Ashes series. In Brisbane that day, 19 England players were caught out. The same thing happened on Pakistan’s tour of Australia in 2009-10. Pakistan lost 19 wickets in Sydney.

In 2010-11, India lost 19 wickets in Durban. The same thing happened in the Brisbane Test in the Ashes series in 2013-14. He took 19 wickets in the Cape Town Test on England’s tour of South Africa in 2019-20. But now, in the same Cape Town, history has been made when a team’s 20 wickets were caught.

It is noteworthy that all this happened only in South Africa and Australia. This has happened twice in Brisbane, Australia and once in Sydney, and in Cape Town and Durban in South Africa.

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South Africa set a target of 212 for victory

South Africa set a target of 212 for victory in the third and final Test of the series between South Africa and India. India were bowled out for 198 in the second innings with a slim lead of 13 in the first innings. Rishabh Pant’s innings saved India from defeat to South African bowlers. The Indian batsman, who scored his fourth Test century, was unbeaten on 100 off 139 balls with six fours and four sixes.

For South Africa, Marco Jansen, Lungi Ngidi and Kagiso Rabada took three wickets each.

In reply, South Africa scored 70 runs for the loss of one wicket. On the third day of the Test, the hosts were just 142 runs behind the target.

Since both teams have won each of the three matches in the series, the team that wins the match can win the series.

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