1st Test, Day 3: India bundle out South Africa for 197, take 130-run lead

Centurion, December 28, 2021

India bowled out South Africa for 197 in their first innings, taking a 130- run lead on the third day of the first Test of the three-match series, at SuperSport Park, here on Tuesday.

South Africa, who were struggling at 109/5 in their first innings at tea, added 88 more runs in the third session and lost the remaining five wickets.

Mohammed Shami was the most successful bowler for India with 5/44 while Jasprit Bumrah (2/16), Shardul Thakur (2/51), and Mohammed Siraj (1/45) were other wicket-takers.

Earlier in the day, India had a dramatic collapse, triggered by the pace duo of Lungi Ngidi (6/71), Kagiso Rabada (3/72), the visitors losing seven wickets for 55 runs to get bowled out for 327 in the morning session.

Brief scores:

India 327 in 105.3 overs (KL Rahul 123, Mayank Agarwal 60; Lungi Ngidi 6-71, Kagiso Rabada 3-72) lead South Africa 197 all out (Temba Bavuma 52, Quinton de Kock 34; Mohammed Shami 5/44) by 130 runs


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