India won the second Test match against South Africa by 7 wickets thanks to a 6-wicket haul by Jasprit Bumrah. India’s victory also tied the series 1-1.

Second Test Day 2 highlights between India and South Africa: Day 2 of the series finale at Newlands saw South Africa Aiden Markram smash a battling century for the Proteas, while premier bowler Jasprit Bumrah claimed a match-changing six-wicket haul in the first session. Rohit Sharma and company knocked down the 79-run mark after the Proteas were all out for 176, defeating the hosts by 7 wickets at Newlands. In Dean Elgar last Test, India has achieved its first-ever victory in Cape Town. On Thursday, India won the fastest-ever Test match to tie the series at one.

On a wild opening day of the India vs. South Africa Test match in Cape Town, as many as 23 wickets fell. Speedster Mohammed Siraj, who dismantled the Proteas lineup in the opening session of the series finale at Newlands, took his first six wickets to cause an astonishing collapse in the hosts’ batting order in the first innings.

In their first attempt at Cape Town, Rohit Sharma and company dismissed the hosts for 55 thanks to Siraj career-best figures of 6-15. In Elgar last Test, South Africa recovered from the tea break while India too collapsed spectacularly. After tea, Lungi Ngidi resumed on 153-4 and turned the tie on its back with a triple-wicket maiden. Together with speedy Ngidi, pace sensation Kagiso Rabada claimed two wickets in 11 deliveries, helping India be bowled out for 153.

Nandre Burger had previously helped Ngidi and Rabada, taking three wickets before the tea break to keep the Proteas in the game. On the first day of the Cape Town final, Rohit and Co. recovered from the massive Indian collapse and held South Africa to 62-3 in 17 overs. On the first day of the Test match, Elgar, the acting captain of South Africa, was removed twice, making him the second batter to do so. In South Africa’s second innings, pacers Prasidh Krishna, Bumrah, Siraj, and Mukesh Kumar shared 10 wickets between them for India. In Cape Town, Team India became the first Asian team to defeat South Africa.

Key Moments:

– Team India, led by Rohit Sharma, upset South Africa to become the first Asian team to win in Cape Town.

– India leveled the series at one point on Day 2 with the shortest completed Test match.

– In Cape Town, Rohit and company defeated South Africa by 7 wickets after chasing down the 79-run mark.

– With 99 balls, opener Aiden Markram hammered home his seventh century.

– In the first session of Day 2, KL Rahul came off with an on-song Markram.

– Jasprit Bumrah, a pacer, earned his ninth five-wicket haul in a test.

– On an incredible first day of the series decider at Newlands, as many as 23 wickets fell.

– After tea, India resumed at 153-4 but lost wickets for the same total in 11 deliveries.

– In just 23.2 overs, Dean Elgar’s South Africa team was bowled out for just 55 runs.

– On Day 1, Mohammed Siraj of India recorded his best-ever Test score of 6–15.

– Elgar, in his last Test match, became the second player, after Jack Barrett of Australia, to be removed twice in one day.

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