India vs South Africa 2nd Test: India Beat South Africa by an Innings and 137 Runs, Consecutive 11th Series win at Home

India vs South Africa 2nd Test
  • Team India did not lose any Test series at home ground after 2012, last defeat was from England
  • India scored 601/5 in the first innings, South Africa scored 275 in the first innings and 189 in the second innings.
  • Virat Kohli scored 254 not out, Mayank Agarwal scored 108, Jadeja scored 91 and Rahane scored 59 runs.

India vs South Africa 2nd Test: India defeated South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second match of the three-Test series played in Pune. With this, Team India took an unassailable 2–0 lead in the series. This is the biggest win against South Africa in innings. India last defeated South Africa by an innings and 57 runs in 2010. Also, this is Team India’s 11th consecutive series win at home. The last time he was defeated by England in 2012. Indian captain Virat Kohli, who scored an unbeaten 254 in the first innings, was given the Man of the Match award.

In the match, India declared the innings by scoring 601 runs for 5 wickets in the first innings. Subsequently South Africa were all out for 275 in the first innings. In the second innings, the African team could score only 189 runs. The last match of the series between the two teams will be from October 19 in Ranchi. The first Test India won by 203 runs.

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Kohli Equals Azhar

These are the eighth wins from India’s innings led by Kohli. In this case, he equaled Mohammad Azharuddin. Only Mahendra Singh Dhoni (9) is ahead of him. On the other hand, South Africa lost the innings for the first time since February 2010 against India. Team India then defeated him by an innings and 57 runs in Kolkata.

India vs South Africa 2nd Test

Umesh-Jadeja Took 3-3 Wickets in the Second Inning

Dean Elgar scored the most 48 runs for South Africa in the second innings. Temba Bavuma contributed 38, Vernon Philander 37 and Keshav Maharaj contributed 22 runs. Umesh Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja took 3-3 wickets for India. Ashwin had two successes, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami one each.

Ashwin Breaks Denis and Chaminda Vaas Records

Ravichandran Ashwin had Dean Elgar caught by Umesh Yadav for 48 runs. With this, he overtook former Sri Lankan cricketer Chaminda Vaas and former Australian player Dennis Lillee in the most wickets. Ashwin has taken 356 wickets in 67 Tests so far. Ashwin took four wickets in the first innings and two in the second innings so far. India vs South Africa 2nd Test.

India for the First Time Followed on Africa

India has followed South Africa for the first time. At the same time, India has also become the first team to follow the African team after 2008. England last featured in the Lord’s Test in July 2008. Followed on to Africa. This match was a draw.

Ashwin Dismissed Elgar the Most Times

Ashwin became the bowler of the most dismissals for African team opener Dean Elgar. He sent Elgar to the pavilion 6 times. Ashwin was followed by Dilruwan Perera of Sri Lanka, Nathan Lyon of Australia and Moin Ali of England, who dismissed Elgar 5-5 times.

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