South Africa registered their second Take a look at win within the new ICC World Test Championship cycle by defeating India by seven wickets within the third Take a look at of the three-match collection at house. Chasing 212 to win the Take a look at in addition to the collection in opposition to India, the Proteas did the job in medical trend, needing solely 63.3 overs to get to the goal.
South Africa started the collection with a loss to India in Centurion, earlier than hitting again with a seven-wicket win in Johannesburg and carrying the momentum into the ultimate Take a look at in Cape City. As for India, it was one more missed alternative to clinch a collection win within the Rainbow Nation.
The Proteas are at No. 5 within the up to date ICC World Take a look at Championship factors desk with a factors share of 66.66 (share of whole factors gained). They’ve 24 factors to their credit score following two wins in opposition to India from three Checks. India are in fourth place, with 53 factors from 10 Checks and factors share of 49.07.
Sri Lanka, Australia and Pakistan at the moment occupy the highest three slots, whereas West Indies and England are on the backside of the WTC factors desk.
Right here is the up to date ICC World Take a look at Championship factors desk after the IND vs SA conflict:
Keegan Petersen lifts South Africa to victory in ICC World Take a look at Championship conflict in Cape City
South Africa’s No.3 batter Keegan Petersen was the star performer because the Proteas trounced India by seven wickets within the third and deciding Take a look at of the collection in Cape City. He scored an excellent 72 within the first innings and top-scored 82 within the second as South Africa efficiently chased down a goal of 212, with seven wickets in hand.
Petersen was named the Participant of the Match for his stellar present at Newlands. He was additionally deservedly awarded the Participant of the Sequence accolade for notching up 276 runs, which included three half-centuries.
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India blew away an ideal likelihood to clinch a Take a look at collection in South Africa on Day 3 in Cape City. Having gained a first-innings lead of 13, they have been cleaned up for 198 of their second innings regardless of Rishabh Pant’s blazing century. Marco Jansen claimed 4 wickets, whereas Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi picked up three every. The Proteas batters then chased down a goal efficiently for the second Take a look at in a row.