South Africa registered their second Check win within the new ICC World Test Championship cycle by defeating India by seven wickets within the third Check of the three-match sequence at residence. Chasing 212 to win the Check in addition to the sequence in opposition to India, the Proteas did the job in scientific style, needing solely 63.3 overs to get to the goal.
South Africa started the sequence 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 Check in Cape City. As for India, it was yet one more missed alternative to clinch a sequence win within the Rainbow Nation.
The Proteas are at No. 5 within the up to date ICC World Check Championship factors desk with a factors proportion of 66.66 (proportion of complete 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 proportion 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 Check Championship factors desk after the IND vs SA conflict:
Keegan Petersen lifts South Africa to victory in ICC World Check 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 Check of the sequence in Cape City. He scored a superb 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 Collection accolade for notching up 276 runs, which included three half-centuries.
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India blew away a fantastic likelihood to clinch a Check sequence in South Africa on Day 3 in Cape City. Having gained a first-innings lead of 13, they had 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 Check in a row.