Bumrah stars as India need six more wickets to win

CENTURION: Indian fast bowlers breathed fire against the South African batters; dismissing their four wickets for 94, while chasing 305 in the first Test.

In the final session of the fourth day of the ongoing Test. South Africa started their run-chase lost wickets at a consistent rate; having lost four of them for the loss of 94 runs. The side still needs 211 runs to pull off a victory.

The skipper – Dean Elgar fought hard with his unbeaten 52 off 122 balls. However, his partners did not lend any support, and departed after scoring cheaply. Elgar (52*) and Temba Bavuma will now resume the proceedings for the side at 94/4 on the final day.

Indian bowling foundation – Jasprit Bumrah made two scalps in the second inning, while Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj each claimed one wicket.

At the day’s commencement, India resumed the proceedings at 16/1 struggled throughout the innings. None of their batters could able to stay for long at the crease, and the side, eventually, bowled out for a paltry 174; setting a 305-runs target for the hosts.

KL Rahul scored 23 off 74, followed by their top-scorer in the second inning – Rishabh Pant, who scored a run-a-ball 34; smashing six boundaries.

For the Proteas, Kagiso Rabada and Macro Jansesn each claimed four wickets, while Lungi Ngidi dismissed two batters.

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