India vs. South Africa: Today on the fourth day of the match, South Africa was played so brilliantly and scored 341 runs with the loss of 10 wickets in 102 overs. Before that in the first inning both teams are almost ended with a tie. In the first inning, there is only two runs difference. The test match is played between the teams in Newlands; Cape Town was started on 2nd Jan, 2011. The India has won the toss and elected t field first and thus in the first inning, they have scored 364 runs and South Africa has scored 362 runs. Now today on 5th jan, 2011 in the second inning, South Africa has scored 341 runs with the loss of all of its wickets. The match was started by the opener batsmen Alviro Peterson and Graeme Smith. The beginning was not as expected and the first wicket was fallen at the total score of 50 in 13.4 over. It was Graeme Smith who was knocked out by Harbhajan SIngh at the score of 29. Thereafter, Paul Harris came and went back in just at the score of zero. The second wicket of the team was also fallen earlier in 15.2 over at the total of 52. This time it is Paul Harris who was fallen down by Harbhajan Singh at the score of 0. Now hashim Amla came and unlike his previous perfromance he went back with no score. The third wicket of the team was fallen at the score of 53 in 17.5 over and it was Alviro Peterson who was knocked by Harbhajan Singh. Hashim Amla was also gone back at the score of 0. South Africa was at the score of 64 in 19.5 over. This was the fourth wicket of the team. Till the time Jacques Kallis were performing very sincerely and brilliantly as he knows that he has big responsibility on his shoulders. AB de Villiers tried to help but failed and went back at the score of 13. South Africa was at the score of 98 with loss of 5 wickets in 36.1 over at that time. It was only Jacques who was playing so well that it became difficult for Indian bowlers to knock him. Ashwell Prince scored 22 runs and went back in green room as sixth wicket of the team in 46.4 over where as South Africa was at the score of 130 at that time. The seventh wicket of the team was of Mark Boucher who helped Jacques at some extent and scored 55 runs for his team. Both were trying to tackle the situation that suddenly Mark Boucher was knocked by Sachin Tendulkar at the total score of 233 of the team. It was the seventh loss of the team. Then Dale Steyn came and also hepled much. He scored 32 runs for the team. Dale was knocked by Harbhajan Singh with total of 287 in 92 over. The ninth wicket of the South Africa team was of Morne Morkel at the score of 333 in 101.3 over. The tenth wicket was of Lonwabo Tsotsobe in 102 over by Harbhajan Singh. Jacques kallis who was still fighting for his team was not out. Although he was not well and during the game he was injected twice or thrice time, but still he was on the field. Even in that situation, he scored 109 runs which is really appreciable. Well above all we can say, it was full entertaining match and we will hope that tomorrow India will perform like this or much better than this the series. All the best Indian team.
Fall Of Wicket: 1-50 (Graeme Smith, 13.4 Over) 2-52 (Paul Harris, 15.2 Over) 3-53 (Alviro Petersen, 17.5 Over) 4-64 (Hashim Amla, 19.5 Over) 5-98 (AB de Villiers, 36.1 Over) 6-130 (Ashwell Prince, 46.4 Over) 7-233 (Mark Boucher, 79.1 Over) 8-287 (Dale Steyn, 92 Over) 9-333 (Morne Morkel, 101.3 Over) 10-341 (Lonwabo Tsotsobe, 102 Over)
Bowling O M R W NB WD E/R
Zaheer Khan 20 2 64 1 5 0 3.2
Sreesanth 24 3 79 0 4 1 3.29
Ishant Sharma 18 1 62 1 3 1 3.44
Harbhajan Singh 38 1 120 7 0 0 3.15
Sachin Tendulkar 2 0 9 1 0 0 4.5Share