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S Africa loses Dean Elgar’s wicket after India set 395 for victory

PTI Visakhapatnam | Updated on October 05, 2019 Published on October 05, 2019

Cheteshwar Pujara celebrates after scoring half-century, on the fourth day of the first cricket Test match against South Africa, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. - PTI

South Africa lost first innings centurion Dean Elgar’s wicket to be 11 for 1 at stumps on fourth day of the first Test after India set an improbable victory target of 395 riding on opener Rohit Sharma’s (127) second hundred of the match.

He was ably supported by Cheteshwar Pujara, who was back in form with an 81 while Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli contributed quickfire 40 and 31 respectively as India declared second innings at 323 for 4.

For South Africa, Keshav Maharaj got 2 for 129 in 22 overs.

Brief Scores: Brief Scores: India 502/7 decl & 323/4 decl (Rohit Sharma 127, Cheteshwar Pujara 81, Ravindra Jadeja 40, Virat Kohli 31 no, Ajinkya Rahane 27 no, Keshav Maharaj 2/129)

South Africa 1st Innings 431 and (target 395) 11/1 (Ravindra Jadeja 1/3). PTI KHS KHS KHS 10051725

Published on October 05, 2019
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