SA vs IND, 2nd Check: Pragyan Ojha shared his perspective on Day 4.
With South Africa needing 122 runs to win towards India within the ongoing second Check match in Johannesburg, former cricketer Pragyan Ojha shared his perspective on the upcoming Day 4. The 35-year-old took to social media platform Koo and stated that Day 4 could possibly be “fascinating” with South Africa enjoying for “delight” and India enjoying for “energy”. The guests at the moment lead 1-0 within the ongoing three-match red-ball collection. The Johannesburg Check has been an in depth encounter for each groups and India have needed to play with out common Check captain Virat Kohli. Kohli sustained a again spasm forward of the Check match however was seen coaching earlier than the primary session on Day 3.
Ojha’s publish on Koo was in Hindi which roughly interprets to, “We’ve got an fascinating day in Check cricket! #SouthAfrica is enjoying for delight and #TeamIndia will play for energy.”
India have been bowled out for 266 of their second innings and thereby set a goal of 240 runs for the Proteas.
Dean Elgar (46*) and Rassie van der Dussen (11*) will resume batting on Day 4 and South Africa had ended the day past at 118/2.
The guests have come underneath heavy criticism for his or her poor batting show in South Africa. In the course of the first innings of the continuing first Check match, followers have been significantly left enraged with the performances of Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant.
Pujara was dismissed for 3 runs off 33 balls and Rahane misplaced his wicket within the subsequent supply of the identical over for a golden duck. The duo paid again the selectors’ belief in the course of the second innings to some extent, registering half-centuries and serving to India take a great lead.
In the meantime, Pant might solely muster 17 runs off 43 balls within the first innings and was despatched packing for a three-ball duck within the second innings.
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