SA vs IND, 2nd Test: African batsmen exposed in Cape Town, first innings was reduced to 55 runs in the second test


Due to the magic of Mohammed Siraj, South Africa was all out for just 55 runs in the first innings of the second test match.

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SA vs IND, 2nd Test: The last match of the two-match Test series between India and South Africa is being played at Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town from January 3. South African captain Dean Elgar, who was playing the last match of his Test career, won the toss and decided to bat first, but this decision completely backfired on the team. Due to the magic of Mohammed Siraj, South Africa was all out for just 55 runs in the first innings.

Siraj started the new year with a bang with 5 wicket haul

In the first Test match, South Africa won by an innings and 32 runs. South Africa’s batting was the topic of discussion after the first test match. But today in the second test match, Team India started with a bang and in the first innings itself, the hosts were in trouble.

Mohammed Siraj tried to put pressure on South Africa from the very beginning of his spell and was successful. Siraj dismissed Aiden Markram (2 runs). After which Dean Elgar, who was playing his last Test match, also returned to the pavilion at the hands of Siraj (4 runs). Siraj again attacked and made Tony De Georgi a victim (2 runs).

After which Siraj completed his five-wicket haul by dismissing David Bedingham (12 runs) and Kyle Varianne (15 runs). Siraj sent Marco Jensen to the pavilion for a duck. Siraj took 6 wickets for 15 runs in 9 overs. Mian has made a great start to the year 2024.

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Mukesh Kumar and Bumrah took 2-2 wickets

Jasprit Bumrah had made debutant Tristan Stubbs his victim (3 runs). After which Boom-Boom dismissed Nandre Burger (4 runs) in the 23rd over. Jasprit Bumrah took 2 wickets for 25 runs in 8 overs.

Mukesh Kumar was also seen bowling brilliantly, in the very first over of the spell he showed the way to the pavilion to Keshav Maharaj (3 runs), after which in the 24th over he dismissed Kagiso Rabada (5 runs) and gave South Africa its first innings. Ended the innings.

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