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‘Virat Sena’ failed to create history, South Africa captured the series 2-1

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Cape Town: Once again Team India has failed in South Africa. India has lost the Test series in South Africa (IND vs SA Test Series) by 1-2. Due to the poor batting of Team India, India failed to make a big score. After which South Africa snatched the opportunity to create history from India and captured the series. South Africa won the match by 7 wickets and won the series.

On the fourth day of the match, South Africa needed 111 more runs to win. Whereas India needed 8 wickets to win. But, Indian bowlers could not stand in front of South African batsmen. In this decisive match, only wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant’s bat spoke. He scored a brilliant century on the ground of South Africa, but this century could not save Team India from losing.

It is to be known that in the year 2018, the Indian team went to South Africa for the first time under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. At that time also India had failed to win the series. At the same time, for the second time this year, India could not achieve a historic victory under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. This time also India could not create history in South Africa. Due to which the fans and the entire Indian team are very disappointed.

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Let us tell you that in this decisive match, India won the toss and decided to bat first. But the team was able to score only 223 runs in its first innings. Virat Kohli scored the highest 79 runs in the first innings. Cheteshwar Pujara also played an innings of 43 runs. In reply to the first innings, South Africa were bundled out for 210 runs. Jasprit Bumrah took five wickets in the first innings.

Then in the second innings, India got a slight lead of 13 runs and then the Indian team could only score 198 runs in the second innings, which included a century from Rishabh Pant. In this way South Africa got a target of 212 runs to win. Whose team achieved in the fourth day’s play and captured the series.

Bhagyashree Soni
Bhagyashree Soni is a software engineer with soft writing skills. She is a degree holder from the International School of Entrepreneurial Leadership. She has been a state-level badminton champion and chess player. A woman with a forthright attitude enjoys her writing passion as her chosen career. Writing in the context of feminism, social cause and entrepreneurship is her forte.
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