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Rishabh Pant joined MS Dhoni in elite listing© AFP

wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant on Tuesday reached an enormous milestone as he joined former skipper MS Dhoni in an elusive listing through the ongoing second Take a look at between India and in Johannesburg. Pant has grow to be solely the fourth Indian wicketkeeper to register 100 catches in Take a look at . He took the catch of Lungi Ngidi off Shardul Thakur’s supply to realize the feat. Solely Dhoni (256), Syed Kirmani (160) and Kiran Extra (110) have taken extra catches as a wicketkeeper for India than Pant (100).

Earlier within the first Take a look at in Centurion, Pant had grow to be the quickest wicketkeeper to 100 dismissals in Take a look at cricket, surpassing Dhoni within the listing. Whereas Dhoni had taken 36 video games to succeed in the milestone, Pant achieved the identical feat in his twenty sixth Take a look at.

In the meantime, Shardul Thakur took seven for 61 on Day 2 of the continuing Johannesburg Take a look at, registering the most effective figures by an Indian bowler towards South Africa within the longest format.

Resuming from their in a single day rating of 35 for one, South Africa have been bowled out for 229 on Day 2. Nonetheless, the hosts managed to take a 27-run first innings lead over the guests, courtesy half-centuries from Keegan Petersen (62) and (51).


At Stumps on Day 2, India have been 85 for two with KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal again within the dugout. They now lead the Proteas by 58 runs.

Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane are batting unbeaten on 35 and 11, respectively, and can look to sew an essential partnership for the guests when play resumes on Day 3.

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