India regain advantage as Bumrah shines
Jasprit Bumrah's incredible five wicket haul allowed the visitors to stop South Africa's innings on 210, giving the visitors a small lead of 13.
Saif AL Imam ShotaEditor
India took the lead in the Cape Town Test despite of only scoring 223 runs in the first innings. Jasprit Bumrah's incredible five wicket haul allowed the visitors to stop South Africa's innings on 210, giving the visitors a small lead of 13.
South Africa finished the first day with 17 runs for the loss of one wicket after bowling out India for 223 runs. The Proteas have been losing wickets since the beginning of the second day. However, Keegan Petersen stood in the way of India.
Keegan, playing his 5th Test, returned to the dressing room with 72 off 166 balls. Batting 76.3 overs, the Proteas finally stopped the innings at 210 runs.
Bumrah single-handedly took five wickets for India, . Fast bowlers Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami took two wickets each.
In reply, India also lost their two openers. After KL Rahul (10) and Mayank Agarwal (6) were dismissed, Cheteshwar Pujara (9 off 31 balls) and captain Virat Kohli (14 off 39 balls) finished the day unbeaten. India's current lead is 70 runs.