The second match of the Test series is currently being played between South Africa and India in Cape Town. Yesterday, a total of 23 wickets fell on the first day of the test match, which shocked the entire cricket world. Even the God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar himself is surprised after seeing this match. At the same time, through gestures, he has expressed concern about such matches of Test cricket.
Tendulkar said that cricket in 24 starts with the fall of 23 wickets in a single day. Which is surprising in itself. Sachin Tendulkar wrote on his official He further wrote, I was in the flight when South Africa was all out. But now when I have come home, the TV is showing that South Africa has lost 3 wickets. What did I miss?”
Cricket in ’24 begins with 23 wickets falling in a single day.
Boarded a flight when South Africa was all out, and now that I’m home, the TV shows South Africa has lost 3 wickets.
What did I miss?#SAvIND
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 3, 2024
The game of the first day was like this
Let us tell you that South Africa won the toss and decided to bat in this match. Mohammad Siraj took 6 wickets for India in the first innings and Bumrah and Mukesh Kumar got 2 wickets each. After that, in the second innings, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada and Nandre Berger took 3 wickets each for South Africa. In South Africa’s second innings too, 3 wickets fell by the end of the day, out of which Mukesh Kumar took two and Bumrah took one. In this way, 23 wickets fell on the very first day of the Test match in Cape Town.
South Africa, after being bundled out for 55 runs in the first innings, scored 62 runs for three wickets at stumps in the second innings on the opening day of the second and final Test being played in Cape Town on Wednesday, due to which it is still trailing India by 36 runs. . Aiden Markram is playing with 36 runs and David Bedingham is playing with seven runs.
The Indian team was reduced to 153 runs in the first innings, on the basis of this innings they got a lead of 98 runs. Earlier, thanks to Mohammed Siraj’s six wickets, India had all out South Africa for 55 runs in the first innings in the first session.
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